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Postby Santi » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:07 pm

Fish, that girlfriend that I told you about, only has one sister who lives in New Zealand.
He says that no language is taught in schools until the institute offered by French, German or Chinese.
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Re: Only english

Postby fish » Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:09 am

Non-English languages are taught in Primary schools and in the first couple of years in Secondary schools.
After that they become optional courses.

Australia is very much a nation of immigrants and the trend is for kids to learn the language of their parents as well as English.
Generally each school initiates its own choice of language depending on the ethnic make up of the area's school age population.
Not unusual for schools to teach a choice of Italian, Mandarin or Indonesian as the most popular languages, simply because of the background of the students.


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Re: Only english

Postby Santi » Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:01 pm

fish wrote:Errrrm? Is it Happy Birthday Santi? *:)* Image


Oh. Sorry. I always put my birthday on the internet on April 23, which is the bigger day in Catalonia.
The boys give a red rose to the girls. And girls give a book to the boys.
It is the best day in Catalonia !!
My birthday was February 18th.

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Re: Only english

Postby fish » Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:34 am

Santi wrote:...It is the best day in Catalonia !!.

Very clever Santi.
Happy red rose book day. *:)* :lol:
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Re: Only english

Postby Ian » Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:46 am

Happy birthday Santi! :D
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Re: Only english

Postby Santi » Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:47 pm

When I was young and going to look for foreign girls in the summer, we didn’t need to speak English because the level of English in Spain was so low that tourists had to learn Spanish by force.
That’s why I never studied English. Now if I need it, :(
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Re: Only english

Postby fish » Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:55 am

Santi wrote:...That’s why I never studied English...

Yes, so much media content is in English.
It's ok for us in Australia and in other English speaking countries but it must be difficult to have to learn to speak and write and even think in a different language.



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