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why english is difficult

Post by mali » Wed Feb 16, 2005 9:54 am

Attention all the user and teach please solve my quiry, I appreciate if you answer me.

Why english is difficult for new user and How they success? I think you are not take the serious of this question but i think it is very important question.
HI, I AM M. ALI, 30 YEARS OLD, HOLDING MASTER AND LLB DEGREE, WORKING AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, VISITED AROUND 25 COUNTRIES. LOOKING GOOD FRIEND

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Post by shokin » Wed Feb 16, 2005 5:30 pm

Hi !

why do you find english difficult ? what do you find difficult in english ?

- writing or type-writing ?
- reading ?
- listening ? (yes, sometimes I cannot understand what you say :mrgreen: and I won't improve my listening by reading :mrgreen: )
- speaking ? (idem ac listening, I can speak better, I must speak more, that's why I want to study in England later)

globally I don't find english difficult :

- no genus
- adjectives are unvariable like adverbs
- verbs are very easy (except for me : which tense should I use when ??)
- you can read, listen to english easily, especially on the web ! (for example : listen to the radio in english, make your researches in english, visit many english sites, etc.)
- just vocabulary that I forget easily :lol:

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Post by Selene » Wed Feb 16, 2005 7:22 pm

English is not one of the easiest languages to learn. Prepositions are tricky and words have more than one correct spelling and pronuntiation. But remember there is nothing we can not accomplish if we put our best effort in it.

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Post by shokin » Thu Feb 17, 2005 1:08 am

Ah ! yes, I forgot the prepositions and the phrasal verbs (verbs+preposition), that I don't know well.

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Post by mali » Thu Feb 17, 2005 4:36 am

Thanks friends, I appreciate your replies, I hope many our friends benifit from your comments.

Please carry on your suggestions and give good idea to others.

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Post by Chet Baker » Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:09 am

Dear Mr. M. Ali,

I am sorry to tell you that there is no short-cut for learing english. However, it is possible to learn without tears.

My exprience is that the more you speak/write in english, the more faster you learn. Don't worry about the typo or gammar mistake when you are in an informal written/oral conversation, but you do need to be careful when the conversation is serious. The reason is very simple, as you use english in an informal converation without concerning the errors, you will keep the enjoyment for using english.

When you correct your written english seriously, you will definitely learn from mistake.

This is my personal expriences, I hope this may help you my
friend. By the way, http://www.bbc.com will help you a lot. Also the Jazz radio provides by Yahoo messager will also maintain your interest for using Englsih.

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Post by mali » Thu Feb 17, 2005 12:31 pm

Dear Br. Chet.

Thank you very much for guidline, I appreciate you reply.
HI, I AM M. ALI, 30 YEARS OLD, HOLDING MASTER AND LLB DEGREE, WORKING AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, VISITED AROUND 25 COUNTRIES. LOOKING GOOD FRIEND

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Post by van » Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:33 am

Hi Mr. Chet,

Thks for your experience, I'm new member of EC.
English is not difficult but hard to learn fast, i'm trying to learn from your experience.

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Post by Chet Baker » Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:30 am

van wrote:Hi Mr. Chet,

Thks for your experience, I'm new member of EC.
English is not difficult but hard to learn fast, i'm trying to learn from your experience.

Regads
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No Problem mate, i hope my exprience may help you.
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Post by shokin » Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:56 pm

My experience tells me that :

to get a language, there is not better way than the "real exchange" (=the communication), writting or speaking (speaking is better, if you can, because there is more exchange).

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Re: why english is difficult

Post by BLACK DEATH » Tue Mar 15, 2005 6:59 am

mali wrote:Attention all the user and teach please solve my quiry, I appreciate if you answer me.

Why english is difficult for new user and How they success? I think you are not take the serious of this question but i think it is very important question.
hi daer , sorry but you question is very strange .. as you know if english is your second langage , thats mean it is " new world , new culture , new langage .. come on friend .. it take time ..

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Post by yl88 » Fri Mar 25, 2005 8:38 am

take it easy, my dear friends..

english is not that difficult.....
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Post by shokin » Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:37 pm

French is more difficult ! :mrgreen:

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Post by Dixie » Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:42 pm

shokin wrote:French is more difficult ! :mrgreen:
Well it depends... French is really easy for Catalans... They are so similar.

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Post by shokin » Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:47 pm

Yes, maybe. Both come directy from latin.

English is very practical.

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Post by sparrow » Sun Mar 27, 2005 4:40 am

Dear everybody,
I think every language is difficult for ones who want to learn it beside their mother-language.
So that, you'll never use the language which you study after learning your main language perfect!
Life is a beautiful game!

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Post by amoolah » Sun Mar 27, 2005 9:41 am

sparrow wrote:Dear everybody,
I think every language is difficult for ones who want to learn it beside their mother-language.
So that, you'll never use the language which you study after learning your main language perfect!
Hi sparrow, you will not believe this but do you know that since I started learning english, it becomes more and more difficult for me to communicate with people in Arabic which is my first language :!: especailly speaking and writing. :roll: .......well, I think that English is the easiest language to learn.
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Post by RedRose » Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:08 pm

yeah, english is so beautiful.... you can't believe how much I am infatuated with it!

Now I regret the day when I entered into a medicine college for study. I wish I had known how attractive English was when I was a teenager. In that I could have enjoyed english for many years!

As a Chinese, I often heard some foreigners complain how difficult it is to learn Chinese language, and I used to ask:"how come? Chinese is so easy!" Actually, now I know I am good at Chinese, that is just because I have practiced Chinese for many times! But for a foreigner, Chinese is really hard to learn. For example, when I read an english word, even if I don't know what it means, I still know how to spell it well, and I can almost suppose its meaning by its word root. however, when you read a Chinese word, if you don't know what it means, it is hard for you to guess its meaning and spelling.

ok, if you think english difficult, then just try Chinese :mrgreen: you will find english really easy.

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:08 am

I've always thought Chinese is a very difficult language to learn. I think it would be almost impossible for me to write Chinese.

What I've heard is that a word written in Chinese Language represents a symbol, a complete idea, am I right Redrose?
and words are drawn. I don't Know if I'm being as clear as I wan to, I mean words in Chinese are more like drawings than letters.

Is this information correct???? :? :? :?

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:43 am

I guess you are partially right. however, maybe you meant a kind of ancient Chinese characters. In ancient time, Chinese people drew some designs to represent the relevant meanings. But most of modern Chinese characters look very different.

Still, there are some Chinese characters possess such characteristics. Here are some Chinese characters. Can you guess their meanings?
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2.Image
3.Image
4.Image
5.Image
6.Image
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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:48 am

Oh oh oh, can I guess?????????????????

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:53 am

Thanks for the info RedRose, and help me please I'm getting depressed 'cause I cannot guess their meaning.
:cry:
Unknownsu HELP ME!

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:09 am

Number 1 means heart
number 2 means beautiful girl

are they :R: ???????? or :W: ????

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:12 am

:OO: :OO: :OO: :OO: :OO: :OO: :OO: :OO:

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:13 am

haha! I am glad that Both of Unknownsu and idalia were confused with these Chinese characters.

BTW, a shame on Unknownsu! as a Chinese(exactly, a banana), you even don't know what these Chinese characters mean! if you were here in GuangZhou, I would have slapped on your face!

however, I can understand idalia when he couldn't understand these Chinese characters well. But idalia, just take a try, good luck. thank you for being interested in Chinese culture.
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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:14 am

idalia wrote:Number 1 means heart
number 2 means beautiful girl

are they :R: ???????? or :W: ????
:R: :R: :R: :R: :R: :R:

amazing!! how did you know??

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:17 am

RedRose wrote:if you were here in GuangZhou, I would have slapped on your face!
Slap me????

Oh Redrose, you didn't read any of my Vietnam stories, eh? I fully explained how I react to people slapping me. Not good at all.

Wow, Idalia, how did you guess that????? You are one talented individual! Have you thought about trying to pick up the language?

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:21 am

Unknownsu, I know, when people slap you, you always kiss them back.

Not good at all :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:23 am

So that's why you want to slap me? Because you know I will kiss you??? You're right, not good at all!!!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:32 am

Well, once in our lives we all can be amazing. ;)

Red, I think Chinese culture is really interesting since it is one of the oldest and plenty of knowledge.

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:32 am

Unknownsu, I am glad that we both feel the same way at the first time.

not good at all :mrgreen:

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:35 am

Red is that true???? you want Unknownsu to kiss you???

:?: :?: :?:

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:35 am

Idalia, you are truly amazing. Now, I'm positive you cannot guess the rest! It's just too difficult!

And yes, it is very true. She really wants me to kiss her because the first time I spoke with her, she fell madly in love with me. :mrgreen:

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:37 am

hey just give me a few minutes ok?

and I suppose YOU with HER :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:38 am

Sorry, I think you fluked the first two. Take all the time you need, you will not get it. If you do, I will call you my Chinese teacher, deal?

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:44 am

number 3 fire
number 4 water
number 5 earth

Am I correct?????????

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:47 am

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ok, something's seriously wrong. Someone is tipping you off, I know it! Either that or you are checking the internet!!!! NO FAIR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm calling the bet off!!!!!!

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:51 am

Of course not! I'm not checking the INTERNET. Are you saying I'm not able to guess the meanings by myself????????????

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:52 am

Of course not, I just think it's almost impossible. Sorry but I still can't find it in my heart to believe you......cheater.

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:54 am

hey wait! where's RedRose????? Is she gone now????? I'm trying to give her a surprise :!: :!: :!:

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:55 am

Hehe, she was the "other" hidden user but I think I scared her off, that gutless coward! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 2:01 am

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

OK, at any moment she's gonna read this so I'll finish guessing the meanings

Number 6 gold
Number 7 wood

and as I'm a clever girl, I'm gonna add this:

from 3 to 6 are the five elements in chinese culture :mrgreen:

Interesting, right?????? ;)

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 2:08 am

I am back from toilet. Unknownsu, you thought you could scare me? Oops! that is just your dream anyway! :mrgreen:

and idalia, so amazing! how did you know Chinese culture that much? maybe your parents are experts of Chinese culture? and you consulted with them?? that is the most reasonable explanation why you are so interested in Chinese culture and know her so broad!

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 2:17 am

No, my parents are mexican, and although my father is a very intelligent man, I didn't ask him, 'cause he lives in a different city.

And you know, I've read something! :mrgreen:

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 2:57 am

wow! you were reading something online? No wonder! :mrgreen:

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Post by idalia » Wed Mar 30, 2005 3:20 am

Who said "online"? :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 3:46 am

then you must have read many books about Chinese culture. I am glad to know a Mexican girl likes Chinese culture. :mrgreen:

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Post by orange » Wed Mar 30, 2005 4:50 am

RedRose wrote:then you must have read many books about Chinese culture. I am glad to know a Mexican girl likes Chinese culture. :mrgreen:
I wonder if you are glad to know a Vietnam girl likes Chinese Culture very much, especially chinese songs....but she cannot learn this language any more :cry: , even she failed a few times in examination about it :oops: .....or not?

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Post by Unknownsu » Wed Mar 30, 2005 5:24 am

Too funny, this is just too funny!!!

Hi, Vietnam girl who likes Chinese culture! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: What city are you from?

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Post by RedRose » Wed Mar 30, 2005 9:17 am

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RedRose wrote:then you must have read many books about Chinese culture. I am glad to know a Mexican girl likes Chinese culture. :mrgreen:
I wonder if you are glad to know a Vietnam girl likes Chinese Culture very much, especially chinese songs....but she cannot learn this language any more :cry: , even she failed a few times in examination about it :oops: .....or not?
wow! I am so ecstatic that a Vietnamese girl loves Chinese culture! sorry, you failed to examinations about Chinese culture. Can I give you some advices? if you wanna learn Chinese language or any second language well, first of all, you have to be interested in it, just pour plenty of your passion on what you are learning. and you'd better pour the same strong passion on the language as Unknownsu always pours on girls. that way, you are almost there.

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