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rose
What you were guided when choosing a language? Hi. Italki users learn different languages, I am curious why did you choose such a language to learn? For example you like country of this language, sound or this language is easy for you to learn? You can share with other reasons too.  
Apr 7, 2018 6:46 PM
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German: when I was 15 years old, I used to listen to Lacrimosa and I read "The sorrows of young Werther" and "The Robbers". I always had the best grades in Portuguese and wanted to try something harder.  

Italian: I went to a language school to learn German and it gave a discount for students that wanted to learn another language. They had French, English, Italian, Spanish and German courses. I chose Italian just because I didn't like French/English and I had Spanish classes at regular school. Unfortunately, I stopped learning Italian and German at the age of 17.

Japanese: my grandparents came from Japan and it's a way to understand their culture and thoughts.

English: I took English classes earlier, but I didn't learn so much. Now I'm 24 and I've been living in Germany since July/2017. I returned studying German, Japanese and Italian and now I've been learning English to increase my chances of getting a job.   

How about you, Rose?


* Nowadays I am totally in love with German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and French. Having a good English teacher and being able to understand what people write on Italki, I am also enjoying learning English.

April 7, 2018
I am learning Spanish because I have a lot of friends from Latin America and I want to talk to them in their language.
April 7, 2018
Because beer is my passion, I learned German :-D
April 8, 2018

Thank you for these aswers.

@ Cynthia

Now I am focused on improving the learning English and Italian. Why these languages? English because it is an international language. In turn the Italian, because I like how is sound this language (especially the song).

April 8, 2018
I was forced to learn Spanish as a child and totally rebelled from that.  (My biggest regret!!)

I learned Haitian Creole from living and working in Haiti.  It made such an impact on how I was able to do my job, that I make a point to learn as much of the language as I can before I go anywhere.   Picked back up my Spanish after living in Peru.
April 8, 2018
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rose
Language Skills
English, French, German, Italian
Learning Language
English, French, Italian