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at the time of your move to finland, how well did you speak finnish?

none whatsoever, i started learning after my arrival
11
28%
i knew a couple of words, not even enough to make a coherent sentence
10
26%
my finnish was extremely basic
12
31%
my finnish was at kindergarten level
5
13%
i was able to join in slow and articulated conversation
1
3%
i could watch the news on tv without a problem
0
No votes
i was close to fluent
0
No votes
i was a returning native, so this question does not apply
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 39

kalmisto
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Post by kalmisto » Tue May 20, 2003 5:09 pm


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Post by WebDesEyen » Tue May 20, 2003 5:34 pm

:) thank you!
i should have studied something basic, like quantummechanics...


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Post by kalmisto » Wed May 21, 2003 5:44 pm

Finnish is the easiest European language to learn to read. Read this article from New Scientist :
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99991233


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Post by Richard » Wed May 21, 2003 5:56 pm

kalmisto wrote:Finnish is the easiest European language to learn to read. Read this article from New Scientist :
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99991233


Sure, it's totally phoenetic. If only it was the easiest
european language to learn to understand as well. :?


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