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Du kannst nicht Deutsch lernen Student 09/17/2019 (Tue) 21:46:40 ID: 14e499 No.30 [Reply] [Last]
Thread dedicated to the German language

German With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language

Also, I do apologize for the lack of stuff, I'm trying to make the board more colorful but just bear with me for a while longer.
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>>569 Funfact: the dialects of Switzerland have their own vocab and grammar, although if you already know Hochdeutsch, you can pick up Swiss german quite easily. The Swiss dialects are part of the same "dialect continuum" (Alemmanic) as the German spoken in Baden-Württemberg, Alsace, Lichtenstein, and the eastern part of Austria. Also, the Alemmanic German has its own wikipedia https://als.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Houptsyte The german swiss subreddit (reddit.comr/Schwiiz) is entirely in swiss German There is a "zürich dialect" grammar books in this folder. https://mega.nz/folder/x4VG3DRL#lqecF4q2ywojGLE0O8cu4A/folder/ItEgnZKb
>>564 wrong and retarded take by either an idiot or a butthurt bavarian/austrian. No, northern german and southern german dialects aren't even close to being unintelligible to each other. Only a few people in the south believe that because I guess they specifically are too retarded to understand northern german dialects somehow and think it works the other way around
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>>643 >Austrians aren't Germans Why didn't anyone tell them that when they joined the German Confederation?
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Translate pl0x.
>>643 Austrians are like the kids who hate their parents and deny them despite using their name and being practically a genetic clone. Sad!

Slovak Student 03/05/2021 (Fri) 18:47:47 ID: 2abc67 No.442 [Reply]
Slovak language is one of the worst to learn t. born in slovakia. Resources Introduction http://www.slovakiasite.com/slovak-language.php A multilingual site to learn Slovak https://slovake.eu/en Bratislava University online course https://www.e-slovak.sk/ Slovak grammar video playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-9ZxOEIMrWYvSxKl8S7q_Ue6ySg11vYT "We Speak Slovak" webcomic

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>>448 >Sometimes there are two grammatically diffrent sentences that mean the same thing. I am not avare of those, can you give me some examples?
>>463 Zlý psi, zlé psy. Is one of the few and let's not forget that rules mostly around i/y are so complex that sometimes you've got to break them.
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you keep telling that yourself just like polacks and czechs
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What's the difference between it and Czech? What difference is there between Slovaks and Czechs generally?

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English Learning and Skills Refining Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 11:00:46 ID: 6d73fe No.16 [Reply]
It has come to my attention that many (myself included) are not Anglosphere natives. As such, it would make perfect sense having a thread dedicated to perfecting English as a second language.

Empty at the moment, will be updated
>What we need
Sites and resources to help foreigners learn the language
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>>474 >French book uh I don't understand frog symbolism.
>>475 Is your issue linguistic or methodical? I used the method described in this paper with great success, it helped me a lot. In general, attending or watching a course on research design will also help in demystifying a lot papers. For the terminology of specific fields if you are lucky you can find encyclopedias, otherwise you will need to pick it up like >>476 recommends. My impression was that even native speakers struggle with scientific papers, it's a very specific form of text.
>>484 I cannot understand the words. This happens with my native language too, but i remember being able to understand a scientific paper in both languages.
>>490 Technical terms? That's hard as every field has its own vocabulary, sometimes even reusing terms from other fields to mean something completely unrelated. If you study the field, you should pick it up naturally. E.g., an introductory course will explain a great deal of the most common technical terms. Otherwise, I recommend trying to find an encyclopedia (just search for "encyclopedia of" + field name, for example if you want to read papers about birds, "encyclopedia of ornithology") and searching the web a lot.

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

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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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>>33 How do i piss off the japanese? In korean?
>>596 Remind them of comfort women and of Nanking, they get really upset that their forefathers did that
>>599 And how do you say it in Japanese?
>>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.

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Banner Thread Student 09/18/2019 (Wed) 23:12:05 ID: c703c4 No.38 [Reply]
Got any ideas for a good one? Help me make this board a little more colorful!
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>>579 Not at all
Thanks to allwavingflags.blogspot.com for these cool assets!
>>584 Very nice

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Journal Rikki Board owner 12/06/2021 (Mon) 20:14:30 ID: e80b31 No.557 [Reply]
ITT, share your language-learning stories and experiences. What language are you learning and why?
>>557 Spanish because I was bored also I use to have some of friends that spoke spanish, I feel like I have good grasp in language. don't if I should learn another one and what would the purpose of learning a third one.
>>578 How do you like Spanish? Have you been to a spanish speaking country?

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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>>518 libgen if you can't connect to it, change your dns
>>519 thank you!!!
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

Student 09/12/2019 (Thu) 12:42:01 ID: f6757e No.5 [Reply]
What languages are you learning? Italian here, I've been at it for about two years.
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>>7 >before wondering why the hell the Japanese of old couldn't have come up with a better way to write their language. kanji + kana is the only sane way to write Japanese because in the Japanese language there a lot of words that sound the same but have different meanings and kanji. >>269 good post
Arabic is my first, English second, and my German is fine. I was doing Latin, sadly lost track due to time constraints.
>>450 o lord my vpn lol. sorry to doublepost
>>5 I love everything about romance languages, I've learned to speak a few, Italian, French, Portoguese, but i'm still learning and refining my fluence
I've been learning German on and off since my teenage years. I took years' worth of classes when I was in school but kind of lost interest when it began requiring more effort and other people were catching up to my ability. I got a Lingodeer lifetime account a while ago and used it to learn some Japanese (which I've since mostly forgotten) and have been using it occasionally to brush up on my German. I'd like to at least get to the point where I can converse without sounding stupid. I'd possibly like to learn some Latin and Czech if Lingodeer would add options for those eventually. I never found Duolingo all that helpful. >>533 If I learned a Romance language, it would be Portuguese. I don't know why, but it seems interesting to compared to the others.

Practice & Challenge Thread Student 10/16/2021 (Sat) 08:50:41 ID: 594c58 No.526 [Reply]
Complete challenges and make up your own. Here are some I made up. Pick any of the following: Easy: 1. Translate the following sentences: I shower in the morning. I eat breakfast. The cat is under the table. 2. Introduce yourself (you can make something up). 3. Why are you learning your language? Medium: 1. Describe your home and what's in it. 2. Describe your daily routine.

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Easy: 1) sentences >I shower in the morning. أسْتَحِمُّ في الصَباح >I eat breakfast. أَكُلُ الفُطُور >The cat is under the table. القِطَّة تَحْتَ الطَّاوِلَة 2) fictional introduction إسمي يعقوب أنا من القمري أسكن في القاهرة عمري ثلاثين سنة أنا أعمل كمحامي 3)

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2) Home description أسكن في شقة مفرشة. في شقتي مطبخ، حمّام، وغرفتان: غرفة النوم وغرفة الجلوس. مطبخي سغيرة. لست فيها فرنً، لذلك لا أستطيع أن أخبز شيءً عندي في شقتي شرفة، آكل فيها. 3) Routine أستيقظ في الصباح. ألبس ملابسي وأحضّر القهوة. آكل الفطور، ثم أدخل الحمّام لأنظف أسناني. بعد ذلك آخذ حقيبتي وأخرج من البيت. أركب سيارتي وأقاد إلى الجامعة. أنا في الدارس إلى ظهر، ثم آكل الغذاء وأعود إلى الدارس. في المساء أرجع إلى بيتي، أكتب الواجب، وأسترخي حتّى أنام.
>>526 this is a nice thread please do more

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