Would you learn a foreign language for a woman?

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Post by Jester »

kai1275 wrote:
If you like soccer, watch that too. Watch the telenovelas as well. The women are so f***ing hot it is hard to change the channel. It is easy to watch 1 hour easy. That makes for good practice long term and they tend to use good Spanish for the most part, but not so textbook, you would be lost listening to a real Spanish speaker.

You can also find a nice gal to help you practice. Sometimes you can learn alot about a woman's level of patience by constantly asking her language questions. :wink:

Don't worry, you can have that advice for free. Your welcome. :lol:
Great suggestions.

I wonder about something. You know those TV sets that have a special control to turn on captioning for the hearing-impaired? I wonder if that works with any TV channels in Mexico.

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Post by Novem »

I definitely would because more than likely I would be planning to stay in her country for the long haul. I feel like learning the native language helps you to filter out certain unsavory types of women. As well as giving you access to the greater female population that may not speak English. Actually, a female that knows too much English may be a red flag for me if she has spent extensive time dating foreigners who may have corrupted her with their behavior.

I've always felt that if you are going to anchor yourself in a foreign country/society you shouldn't expect the rest of them to constantly cater to you. Although the point about China and never being accepted is a valid one and has changed my mind a bit. In situations where you may never be accepted, I can't exactly fault someone for not learning the native language.
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Post by ?????? »

Yes, a man should learn a foreign language if he plans to leave. Not just for dating but everyday communication as well. Too many men who do this expect her to learn English and don't bother to learn to speak a word of her language. I'm still trying to become fluent in Russian, myself.
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Post by Yohan »

If you want to learn a foreign language, do it. It can never be wrong.

If you are into Asian languages, be aware that some of them have a very complex writing system.

Never learn only the spoken language, but even if you feel it is difficult, learn slowly and learn the written language as well.

Many Western foreigners in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand etc. can speak a few words of the local language, but are acting like illiterates.

To be able to read is often more important than to be able to speak.
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Post by Yohan »

For US-citizens who do not know any other language but English to learn some Spanish is a good start. You can use it frequently in wide parts of Latin America, but also within United States sometimes. Spanish is also useful for some places in Southern Europe.

I am more skeptical about languages which are not used outside of a certain limited region, like Thai or Japanese.

The question is 'will you use such a language frequently? Are you living within this region? Is your partner a native speaker of that language? If not, such knowledge is quickly forgotten again.
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