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Old 04-24-2015, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Palmer/Fishhook, Alaska
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German in both HS and College.

I am not a fan of the Romance languages....although I am not necessarily including Romanian..

Germanic languages are infinitely preferable
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:14 PM
 
Location: New York Area
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Spanish in high school. Hebrew, not very successfully (lousy professor) in college. More recently I've taken Canadian, Australian and Jamaican.
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:18 PM
 
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2 years of Latin in high school, 2 semesters of German in college, I also took 2 summer school sessions of Spanish in college.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:28 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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I started taking German in 7th grade and continued taking German until I graduated. I took 1 year of French and 1 year of Spanish in my final year in high school (yup, 3 languages that year) and at the same time I continued learning Russian on my own. I had started that when I was 7th grade. I can read it it pretty well, but having never really heard it spoken, I'm not very good at that. And I found out from watching The Americans, that although I can pick up a word here and there, I don't understand it all that well either!
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:29 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Spanish and Russian.
Really started Spanish in 6th grade. Started Russian in 11th.
Finished both as two of my three majors in college.
Also took French in college.

Already spoke Bahasa and Hindi prior to this.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:44 AM
 
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Mmmm Latin, French, and Spanish seem to be the most popular, by far.
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Old 04-25-2015, 03:57 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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7th grade: Arabic
8th, 9th, and 10th: French

That was it. Since I took high school foreign language, I didn't have to take it in college which was probably the best thing about high school foreign language. It was my lowest grade subject and I spent many a lunch doing extra study.
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Old 04-25-2015, 05:07 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Since I could not speak English, that was the language I was trying to learn. However, the school I attended also required Latin. So imagine someone sitting in class that could not understand what the teaches said in English learning Latin. In addition, you are the only person in school that could speak your language.
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Old 04-25-2015, 07:04 AM
 
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Four years of French in high school. My large suburban Chicago high school offered four years of Spanish, German, French, and Latin. In college I took a year of French literature to satisfy my humanities requirement - was taught by a Frenchwoman who couldn't (or wouldn't) speak English at all. As an adult I took three years of Italian.
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Old 04-25-2015, 07:11 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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German. 2 years in HS. Wish I would have taken Latin instead.
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