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If you're interested in learning, reinforcing or teaching a natural language, please sign up here, indicating your fluency level.
 
If you're interested in learning, reinforcing or teaching a natural language, please sign up here, indicating your fluency level.
  
==German==
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==Greek==
Meeting at 6:00 for beginners on Thursdays, more advanced students are encouraged to come late.
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[[User:Thatha|Thatha]] is a native speaker of Modern Greek with some fluency in Classical Greek (also a linguist by training). If enough people care, I'd love teaching a class, but not 'till 2010H2.
  
Beginners
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==German==
*[[user:Christie|Christie]] 2 year study in high school, many years ago.
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I went ahead and move the discussion here: [[German]]
*[[user:maltman23|Mitch]] I can sorta order food.
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*[[user:Yerdua|Audrey]] I can have really basic conversations, very slowly.
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*[[user:ieatlint|Jeffrey]] I've two years of German and can eek through very simplistic conversations.
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*[[user:david415]] I know nothing about this language.
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Advanced
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*[[user:Ioerror|Jacob]] I am able to converse about certain subjects. However, I cannot properly express my philosophic outlook speaking or in writing. My ability to read in German is quite limited.
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==Spanish==
 
==Spanish==
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* [[user:jstockford|jim]]
 
* [[user:jstockford|jim]]
 
* [[user:jbm|Josh]]
 
* [[user:jbm|Josh]]
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* [[user:dougygyro|Dougie]]
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==French==
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French is a thing that happens [[French|here]].
  
 
==Hindi==
 
==Hindi==
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[[Mandarin Corner]] started around November 2008, but its current scheduling of 5pm Fridays doesn't seem to bring high levels of attendance. Rescheduling might help, or perhaps we have collectively lost interest...?
 
[[Mandarin Corner]] started around November 2008, but its current scheduling of 5pm Fridays doesn't seem to bring high levels of attendance. Rescheduling might help, or perhaps we have collectively lost interest...?
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==Diacritic Marks / Foreign Characters==
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Seeing as we are a diverse group not only in choice of natural language(s) to study but also in computer OS needed to study them, it seems reasonable to note the best ways to create the symbols needed by those languages.
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*http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.5/en/8164.html
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*http://homepage.mac.com/thgewecke/diacritics.html
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Latest revision as of 11:03, 30 July 2012

If you're interested in learning, reinforcing or teaching a natural language, please sign up here, indicating your fluency level.

Contents

[edit] Greek

Thatha is a native speaker of Modern Greek with some fluency in Classical Greek (also a linguist by training). If enough people care, I'd love teaching a class, but not 'till 2010H2.

[edit] German

I went ahead and move the discussion here: German

[edit] Spanish

here's a link to the Spanish workshop:
Spanish_learning_at_8:30 <---- this is the signup page

[edit] French

French is a thing that happens here.

[edit] Hindi

  • Christie 1 year study at uni.
  • Praveen Native Hindi speaker, can help with learning

[edit] Japanese

[edit] Mandarin

Mandarin Corner started around November 2008, but its current scheduling of 5pm Fridays doesn't seem to bring high levels of attendance. Rescheduling might help, or perhaps we have collectively lost interest...?


[edit] Diacritic Marks / Foreign Characters

Seeing as we are a diverse group not only in choice of natural language(s) to study but also in computer OS needed to study them, it seems reasonable to note the best ways to create the symbols needed by those languages.

Mac OS X -

Windows -

Linux -

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