I speak German (native), English and Italian. And French, if I need to. Learning Spanish at the moment, for my job. I have also done courses in Ivrit (modern Hebrew), Chinese (Mandarin) and Turkish but not much remains of those, unfortunately. I would like to speak (but not learn ;-)) Arabic and modern Greek. I did ancient Greek and ancient Hebrew at university (all gone now) and Latin at school (some of which has remained - being surrounded by it here in Rome helps).
American, took 3 years and understand a little spanish and worked in a Mexican Resturant for 3 yrs (spanish didn't improve at all). I took a japanese class,but nothing ever stuck enough for me to speak.
English is my native tounge, Yiddush was a second language learned at home . . .although by now I'm probably a litte rusty now because of lack of use. I also learned to read and write Classical Hebrew, the language of the Torah.
I studied Spanish when I lived in Guatemala for two years, but never got to the fluent level. I love the language and have decided to go back to studying with my teacher from there via Skype starting tomorrow!
US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →
Traducido por Mila Ferrer. A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →