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Thread directory Rikki Board owner 12/06/2021 (Mon) 20:11:18 ID: 321f2a No.554 [Reply]
Languages 🇸🇦 Arabic >>188 🇨🇳 Chinese >>20 🇬🇧 English >>16 🟩 Esperanto >>32 🇫🇷 French >>18 🇩🇪 German >>30 🇯🇵 Japanese >>33 🏛️ Latin >>76 🇵🇹 Portuguese >>486 🇷🇺 Russian >>21 🇸🇰 Slovak >>442 🇪🇸 Spanish >>266
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General Meta >>1 Challenges >>526 Resources >>2 Q&A >>550 Books >>328 Journal >>557
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你不能学中文 Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 21:53:13 ID: e7409d No.20 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Chinese language

Chinese With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language
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>>592 Yeah, I'm pretty sure they do.
>中文線 >一句中國話都沒有 這兒的人是不是真的對中文有興趣?
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>>20 我喜欢非常大咪咪
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你們好啊! 沒想到這樣的image board會有這樣的thread! 我有中文朋友,還有IB朋友,但還沒有什麽又會説中文又會用IB的朋友! yoroshiku 你們喜歡動畫或者漫畫嗎? 看過時光代理人沒有? 第二季在哪裏啊!
>>516 Nothing, Anon. We will have to learn with another book.

Q&A Thread Rikki Board owner 12/06/2021 (Mon) 19:35:08 ID: 48c86c No.550 [Reply] [Last]
Ask and answer any questions about learning languages in this thread.
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thank you!!!
>>208 >when you learn Japanese and by the time you have a good command of it you don't even like anime or games anymore I know that feel
>>208 You should probably just see it as a way to learn even more things though
Is Babbel a good way to learn languages?
>>701 I don't know anything about it. I paid for Lingodeer a while ago and found that helpful though. Duolingo, on the other hand, I didn't.

Welcome to /lang/, home of all languages! Student Board owner 09/08/2019 (Sun) 09:48:19 ID: dc127b No.1 [Reply] [Last]
This board is a continuation of various smaller boards from 8ch dedicated to learning new languages, translating documents from one to another and overall just having fun with other anons in the ultimate pursuit of universal knowledge. RULES 1. Global Rules apply here. 2. English is the preferred language outside of threads strictly dedicated to a particular language. 3. Be courteous to other anons, as this is a SFW board. 4. Any material that you have that could be useful to other anons, please, share it! Having videos and resources helps immensely! 5. Our bunker shall be located on https://blablaworld.biz/lang/ but this is to be considered the main board. 6. This thread can be used as a META thread of sorts, so voice all your language related concerns here!
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>>672 OK. Does this board related to 4-ch.net/language as it have the same CSS ?
>>673 *same CSS as blablaworld
>>673 Nope. That's just what Kareha looks like.
>>675 OK thanks for clarifying.
Good evening gentlemen I'm a Libyan translation student and I wanna learn Italian I don't want to rely on the dumbass green owl app I want tips from someone who actually learned or mastered Italian or even learning one how can I be fluent in Italian just like in English and Arabic? Please fucking help me, grazie

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文字通り誰も日本語を学べない Student 09/18/2019 (Wed) 20:11:39 ID: 8018bf No.33 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Japanese language >Resources Japanese-English dictionary https://jisho.org/ Grammar guide https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Japanese/Grammar Japanese learning thread https://smuglo.li/a/catalog.html (just find it) Kanji https://kanji.koohii.com/learnmore Listening http://www.njuku.com/

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>>384 Taxonomy of a language apart from nouns just seems like intellectual masturbation. I think I like this "just winging it" language. Never really understood this fancy language of adjective participle pronoun stuff. In out through and jump slide glide also chair box pole is pretty much all that's useful in practical contexts. Excuse my pardon
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>>610 You're right. Its just college professors jacking off over stuff they have never experienced first hand. They are so divorced from common everyday reality they literally start to go insane.
>>599 That's all hoaxes
This place looks rather dead, but it might be worth a shot. I am reposting this from smuglo.li's JLT thread: I was wondering if anyone here could help me: Long story short, I am working on a project that amounts to a giant video game chart. That chart also has descriptions for every single game on the list, I am planning to spread it to both Westerners and Japanese… Except here is the thing, due to some communication problems with the person who was supposed to help me with graphical design side of things, I was forced to do more than my part, and I didn't learn some basic JPN like I planned to. This left me with having to depend on Machine Learning software(DeepL in this case). I am attaching a sample, I would like someone to look it over and tell me if, at a glance, this looks okay or if it's so fucked it can't be used. If what I have can't be salvaged, I will simply have to release only the English version for now, not optimal but it will have to do. If anyone here knows of any places where I can actually talk to people who are learning JPN or ENG, ie ones who would be most likely to help me, I would appreciate that as well. I tried seeing what 2ch has to offer, but I do not believe they have a board or thread like that.
>>68 >it's hard so I don't recommend it uhh... you started learning without knowing it's one of the hardest languages? kek

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Tú no puedes aprender el español Student 07/16/2020 (Thu) 05:30:14 ID: 3dc1e8 No.266 [Reply]
This thread is dedicated to learning the Spanish Language >Resources A lot of these are placeholders until we get some better suited purpose; please suggest any other resources you use or know about. >Flash cards https://apps.ankiweb.net/ - if you don't already have it, download anki for your flashcards. You can search through user generated, premade decks here https://ankiweb.net/shared/decks/spanish, but you can also create your own as you go along a different program >Dictionaries https://www.spanishdict.com/ - a multi-use tool for Spanish. Includes a fairly sized dictionary with pronunciation, a conjugation tool for verbs, and grammar lessons with quizes. It also has forums hidden away at https://www.spanishdict.com/answers https://www.wordreference.com/es/translation.asp - another dictionary that is slightly more expansive. It also has a conjugation tool and forums as well. It has more pronunciation and conjugation information for dialects outside of Castilian and than Spanishdict. https://www.wiktionary.org/ - an open source multilingual dictionary. In theory this is a resource for any language, but it is particularly good for learning Spanish. It has a lot of Spanish words, including obscure ones, and offers more information on dialectical differences in vocabulary than anywhere else. It also has a conjugation tool for verbs, and organizes them into conjugation classes well. >Learning resources https://studyspanish.com/ - Has a payed program, but offers almost everything besides some practice exercises for free on the website. It has a series of pronunciation lessons, grammar lessons, and vocabulary sets. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_phonology & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_orthography pages containing detailed but technical descriptions of spanish pronunciation and writing. Not targeted to learners in the slightest, but very informative if you can undestand them. >What we need <More additional comprehensive learning resources, such as textbooks <Reading and listening material

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>>425 >>428 bit late but I'll reply. I do hear the difference, especially in the first case. However, it's not that weird to hear the d in "admisión" pronounced as a z, same thing goes for the g in "fragmentario", you'll hear it often pronounced as j.
>>266 How does someone pronounce the "ll" correctly? Is it like Ly?
>>622 It's like a Gee in american english or Yi in chinaman. You meant "Ll" right? Word "Llano" would be something like Yah-Noh but without the very small "i" vocalization at the beginning that the Y makes. Also it's a matter of accent too, Cono Sur inhabitants spell it almost whispering which renders a sound similar to "Sh" (as in "shush!" or "shadow") while others, depending on the region, jump its pronunciation and you end up hearing something similar to an i as in the american english "Ee". So rather than Llano/Yah-Noh sometimes it will sound like Ee-Ah-Noh with some cold tongue folks while Conosur people spell it like Shah-Noh. I much rather have those silly distortions than having the ambiguity of vocals in the entire english language that, depending on the accent, can distort it into a Llena which is more confusing for the spanish-speakers thus the eternal confusion with anglo tourists.
I just come to appreciate how the most intrincate/specific of conjugations can be readily identified by native speakers, and be a total bitch for learners. Example: >consideraríamos, que consideraras. It's especially fun when doing that with long outlandish or simply made-up verbs. Here's an example of a popular sort of tongue-twister template, specific rendition from a popular yt channel (El robot de Platón) where the phrase 'pan con jamon' (bread and ham) is turned into a (obviously nonsensical) verb: >X ha sido panconjamonizado, quién lo despanconjamonizará? El que lo despanconjamonice, buen despanconjamonizador será. Have fun.
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As a native spanish speaker i barely know most of this shit, but i remember learning it when i was in primary school. So you guys need to memorize this, like the multiplication tables. The most important is indicativo.

você não pode aprender português Student 05/23/2021 (Sun) 09:57:47 ID: ee51f2 No.486 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Portuguese language, and its dialects >Resources Empty at the moment, will be updated >What we need Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language
>>486 Eu preciso aprender portugues para um emprego, algum conselho para um hispano aprendendo portugues?
>>532 No lo haga compa
>>536 ¿Por que no?
>>607 O Brasil está em declínio
>>532 Você vai ter dificuldades como as que eu tenho com o castelhano. Como são línguas irmãs, me sinto sempre a ponto de misturar as duas, por mais que eu tente ficar atento. Não é nada que lhe deva desinteressar, só cansa mais um pouco. Quando estudamos uma língua um pouquinho mais distante, como francês ou italiano, a distância já não permite que esse problema surja. Coragem!

Вы не можете выучить русский язык Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 21:54:28 ID: 285982 No.21 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Russian language

Russian With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language
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>>630 >how different/hard would you say it is compared to English and my native tongue Pretty much the exact opposite in most aspects. Russian is regarded as one of the hardest languages to learn in the world. In all fairness, it's arguably the only one worth learning out of those other languages due to them being irrelevant gookshit, and Finnish. The main hardship in learning Russian is the complex and intricate system of padeji or grammatical cases, as well as declensions. Imagine that every single object in existence has either a masculine, a feminine or a neutral form and you must know by heart how to instantly declinate it in a sentence. >but I forgot that the accent heavily varies all across Russia What are you talking about? Russian doesn't have accents. At best there's a slight "southern drawl" but even that is a stretch. Russian is specifically regarded as being universal across the entirety of the country, where anyone can fully understand each other, unlike most of Europe where there are insane accents and dialects across regions. >Most people also don't speak entirely gramatically correct Russian The fuck are you talking about? Everyone in Russia speaks grammatically correct Russian.
Russian with ease is a pretty handy resource
Вы всех пидорас)))
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I have not seen a language before with different plural words after 2, it is interesting!

Language learning methods Student 05/17/2023 (Wed) 15:04:17 ID: c6ddd4 No.692 [Reply]
Hi, langbros. In this thread we'll discuss about our methods for learning languages. My method is based on comprehensible input and basic Q&A cycles for unknown words and structures.

Lí buē-hiáu o̍h Tâi-gú/你不會學台語 Student 04/02/2023 (Sun) 08:50:38 ID: 74a59b No.689 [Reply]
so here's a thread dedicated to learning the Taiwanese Hokkien language for yall (〜 ̄▽ ̄)〜 >Resources >>English-Hokkien Dictionary: http://niawdeleon.com/hokkien-dictionary/ >>Taiwanese Hokkien with LTL: https://ltl-taiwan.com/taiwanese-hokkien/ >>iTaigi (a Sinoglyph-based Taiwanese Hokkien dictionary): https://itaigi.tw/ >>Spoken Hokkien: http://speaktaiwanese.com/spoken-hokkien/ (feel free to share other Taiwanese Hokkien resources by replying~ ( ̄︶ ̄)↗ )
(ps. the Sinoglyphs for "buē-hiáu" were supposed to be "𣍐曉" and not "不會"... apologies for the error o(*////▽////*)q)

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