What language do you learn in America?

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Astronuc

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Chinese depends a lot on pronunciation, intonation and context.

Think of English - e.g. to, two, and too, and

for, fore and four

Or

horse vs hoarse

principal vs principle

course vs coarse

and for some people sort vs sought vs sawed
 
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Astronuc said:
Chinese depends a lot on pronunciation, intonation and context.

Think of English - e.g. to, two, and too, and

for, fore and four

Or

horse vs hoarse

principal vs principle

course vs coarse

and for some people sort vs sought vs sawed
Eye no!!!!
 
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Astronuc have you ever shot someone for trying to jump your claim? and do you own a mule?
 

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Astronuc have you ever shot someone for trying to jump your claim? and do you own a mule?
:rofl:

No - I don't own or carry a gun.

That's just me at Plateau Point in the Grand Canyon. I was out your way last September. Lot's of folks thought I was a native of the canyon. lol

Loved Flagstaff.
 
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Astronuc said:
:rofl:

No - I don't own or carry a gun.

That's just me at Plateau Point in the Grand Canyon. I was out your way last September. Lot's of folks thought I was a native of the canyon. lol

Loved Flagstaff.
That's where I've seen you!!! You're the guy that locked the Brady's into that old jail aren't you.
 

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only in california

i took two years of german, and two years of mexican in high school. later as an adult i taught myself some swahili, finnish (my first husband was), and a couple others with not too much success.

my new 27 year old step-son is learning chinese. a branch that is very beautiful, panther something and as he learns he'll teach me.

i took only one year of english in high school (poetry, sports literature, sci-fi and one other). it wasn't required beyond one year. they had just a brilliant idea and ...some pilot program replaced the old curriculum. sure it was phun, but sheesh!!!

(!xck)
 

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