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by Rhian
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Technical Support and Feature Requests
Topic: And we're back again, better than ever!
Replies: 12
Views: 263

Re: And we're back again, better than ever!

A humungous well done!
by Rhian
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Things you wish people would stop saying when you tell them the languages that you're learning
Replies: 65
Views: 6726

Re: Things you wish people would stop saying when you tell them the languages that you're learning

The entirety of the past seven pages is why I don't tell people :lol: Also, the following example. Discussing a possible trip travelling around a few countries, one of my friends asks "Do you speak any other languages?" Of course I say not really to which he replies, "Okay so Sarah ca...
by Rhian
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Old Norse
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Old Norse

A short video about a project between University of York & Jorvik Centre where they attempted to recreate/speak Old Norse:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?t=1s&v=_OKxzSKzJe0

Edit: because I am a technophobe I can't embed the video :lol:
by Rhian
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel and Culture
Topic: The Polyglot Gathering, Bratislava 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 676

Re: The Polyglot Gathering, Bratislava 2017

Hummm... Just realized that I haven't booked flights, nor prepared for my presentation. In fact I only vaguely remember what I had proposed to speak about. Someone really should stop me from volunteering for things. I need a servant to whisper in my ear! (Reference: Persian king, Darius, swore veng...
by Rhian
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: How many languages can you keep at a high level?
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: How many languages can you keep at a high level?

The more I learn about and speak each language, the deeper I want to go into it. (Or is it higher? Are we digging or climbing?) Oh thanks, this going to go into the same category that "do penguins have knees" and "do duck have teeth" were in, the questions that pop into your hea...
by Rhian
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: How many languages can you keep at a high level?
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: How many languages can you keep at a high level?

I have a friend who can speak 8 languages at either a native or C1 level, he is pretty remarkable though. :) Which languages? I am always curious to know if it is a very diverse range or a closely related group. Not that one makes the achievement less grand than another, both scenarios present thei...
by Rhian
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel and Culture
Topic: It's nice to visit, but don't try to live here...
Replies: 15
Views: 1133

Re: It's nice to visit, but don't try to live here...

Wading in with a no-politics reminder. We might not be quite there yet but we are teetering on the brink!
by Rhian
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Practical Questions and Advice
Topic: I need a native English speaker text critique
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: I need a native English speaker text critique

Hi GoGoFelix1 I got your PM but now it says I'm not allowed to reply because I only joined recently. When the moderators allow I'll reply. Meantime I'm happy to just copy and paste what you wrote, along with my comments, here if you don't mind it being public. Steve Steve just reply to this post th...
by Rhian
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Practical Questions and Advice
Topic: I need a native English speaker text critique
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: I need a native English speaker text critique

GoGoFelix1, you should be able to use PMs now. I'll send you one as a test. Let me know if you do not receive it.
by Rhian
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: HTLAL discussion
Topic: LLorg London 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1162

Re: LLorg London 2017

No feeling silly allowed! This is LLOrg - everyone is welcome online and in person :)

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