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OmahaBlueDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-05-09 12:03 AM
Response to Reply #16
17. My sense is French
She liked German at first, but she seemed to sour on it a little towards the end of the six weeks, and I don't get a clear sense of how she likes Spanish.
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  -Your kid's school offers three foreign language options. Pick one. OmahaBlueDog  Apr-04-09 09:28 PM   #0 
  - By virtue of being station in Spain, I'm fluent and find Spanish very, very useful.  SKKY   Apr-04-09 09:34 PM   #1 
  - My local school has a French immersion program  Xipe Totec   Apr-04-09 09:36 PM   #2 
  - Living in Florida, I'd have to say Spanish.  flvegan   Apr-04-09 09:53 PM   #3 
  - the majority of this hemisphere speaks spanish...  mike_c   Apr-04-09 09:58 PM   #4 
  - True, but we're closer to Canada than Mexico  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-04-09 10:20 PM   #9 
     - If she goes outside of this hemisphere...  Dappleganger   Apr-05-09 02:36 AM   #23 
  - German or Spanish  Flaxbee   Apr-04-09 10:04 PM   #5 
  - If your child is into chemistry or science, German would be most helpful  KitchenWitch   Apr-04-09 10:06 PM   #6 
  - That's my Dad's argument  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-04-09 10:18 PM   #8 
  - chemistry, science, or the humanities  datasuspect   Apr-05-09 10:06 AM   #28 
  - Spanish  FloridaJudy   Apr-04-09 10:13 PM   #7 
  - Spanish would probably be the most useful within our own borders  DeepBlueC   Apr-04-09 10:45 PM   #10 
  - I opted for Spanish  NV Whino   Apr-04-09 10:48 PM   #11 
  - What age is the student? Have any affinity for language? Any preference?  mnhtnbb   Apr-04-09 10:50 PM   #12 
  - What they did was pretty cool  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-04-09 11:19 PM   #15 
     - My possible German professor to be started elementary school in Lincoln (NE)  mnhtnbb   Apr-05-09 12:43 PM   #38 
  - Spanish is probably most useful  skygazer   Apr-04-09 10:50 PM   #13 
  - I really wish I'd taken Spanish in school  XemaSab   Apr-04-09 10:52 PM   #14 
  - Which did she enjoy the most?  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-04-09 11:51 PM   #16 
  - My sense is French  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-05-09 12:03 AM   #17 
  - French!  Lethe   Apr-05-09 12:07 AM   #18 
  - Spanish is the most useful of the three.  Quantess   Apr-05-09 12:47 AM   #19 
  - I find knowing Spanish to be very useful when I travel in the U.S.  Common Sense Party   Apr-05-09 12:54 AM   #20 
  - Start with Spanish, can always take French later  fortyfeetunder   Apr-05-09 01:45 AM   #21 
  - Our teens are taking  Dappleganger   Apr-05-09 02:35 AM   #22 
  - Spanish is the most likely to be useful.  wickerwoman   Apr-05-09 02:54 AM   #24 
  - Spanish, followed closely by Mandarin  MilesColtrane   Apr-05-09 04:43 AM   #25 
  - If Mandarin were one of the choices, that's what I'd urge  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-05-09 09:53 AM   #27 
  - French or Spanish  quakerboy   Apr-05-09 05:01 AM   #26 
  - I took German first, then Latin.  moriah   Apr-05-09 10:12 AM   #29 
  - If she wants a job in management, Spanish is invaluable  jmowreader   Apr-05-09 10:21 AM   #30 
  - I put French, mainly because it's the most challenging of the three.  surrealAmerican   Apr-05-09 10:24 AM   #31 
  - Who cares?!  Kali   Apr-05-09 10:25 AM   #32 
  - Many private schools do start foreign language education from day 1  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-05-09 11:33 AM   #33 
  - In the U.S. the obvious choice is Spanish n/t  dana_b   Apr-05-09 11:36 AM   #34 
  - Spanish  tabbycat31   Apr-05-09 12:02 PM   #35 
  - my choice is Spanish  JitterbugPerfume   Apr-05-09 12:02 PM   #36 
  - I wouldn't worry over the initial choice-she can choose another later on  Lavender Brown   Apr-05-09 12:06 PM   #37 
  - French. Learning Spanish is a snap after one knows French IMO.  Zoigal   Apr-05-09 12:48 PM   #39 
  - Inuktitut  SoxFan   Apr-05-09 01:34 PM   #40 
  - How about Lakota?  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-05-09 02:36 PM   #41 
  - Personally, I would choose Spanish.  Left Is Write   Apr-05-09 02:39 PM   #42 
  - Quenya or Sindarin.  laconicsax   Apr-05-09 02:43 PM   #43 
  - If I could take a language, it'd be Albanian  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-05-09 05:56 PM   #45 
  - French, if studying literature is an option.  WinkyDink   Apr-05-09 04:36 PM   #44 

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