The Answers to Discussion Topics

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby badger » Sun May 31, 2020 8:06 pm

Q: which is more difficult, english or indonesian ?
A: depends whether you're English or Indonesian.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby badger » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:57 pm

Q: Native students of which languages spent considerable time on studying their own language?
A: All of them.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby tiia » Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:01 am

Q: Any way of turning passive vocabulary into passive vocabulary?
A: Nothing! You should be aware, however, that by turning the words around too often, they may accidentially become active vocabulary.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Cavesa » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:26 am

Q:Can’t get past A1 (long-standing problem)
A:One of the simplest ways is to move your pawn from A2 to A4, and then your rook is free to move to A3.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby gsbod » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:26 am

Q: Vintage Courses – At what point are they too old to use?
A: Paper based courses are likely to degrade within a few centuries. Courses in cuneiform tablet format should, with proper care, last a few millennia.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby leosmith » Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:43 am

Q: Can’t get past A1 (long-standing problem)
A: Either sit down or invest in a good pair of support hose.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Mooby » Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:03 pm

Q. I quit language learning - here's why.
A. ###%))*##^@#>#..................!!!!

Sorry, I can't find the right words anymore.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Cavesa » Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:33 pm

Q: I quit language learning and here's why.
A: I am fed up with this civilisation and leave it for living in the middle of woods. I do not plan to talk to a human ever again.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Axon » Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:10 pm

Q: Any good and to-the-point French course?
A: No, most of the ones I have don't get around to French until the last chapter or so.
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