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imlost Donating Member (176 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-19-06 04:32 PM
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28. Spanish, was spoken until I started kindergarten.
Edited on Wed Jul-19-06 04:37 PM by imlost
I had no problem learning English once I started school. I still speak Spanish to my parents.

I will teach my children Spanish as their first language. My husband speaks Fukaneese(?).
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  -What was your first language? sfexpat2000  Jul-12-06 08:28 PM   #0 
  - I learned Spanish first  GRLMGC   Jul-12-06 08:48 PM   #1 
  - Lol! I read and wrote Spanish, so my kindergarten teacher  sfexpat2000   Jul-12-06 09:24 PM   #2 
  - I am told that I learned Spanish before English  RagingInMiami   Jul-12-06 09:30 PM   #3 
  - Interesting. My brother is 8 years younger than I am. By that time  sfexpat2000   Jul-12-06 09:33 PM   #4 
     - When I went to school in the 1970s, I only spoke English with my friends  RagingInMiami   Jul-12-06 09:57 PM   #5 
        - In my generation, there are 16 cousins born here. Only 3  sfexpat2000   Jul-13-06 01:09 AM   #10 
  - El Castellano es mi lengua madre  Xipe Totec   Jul-12-06 09:57 PM   #6 
  - spanish  Gargoyle   Jul-12-06 10:37 PM   #7 
  - I have to check the spelling every single time. Especially now.  sfexpat2000   Jul-12-06 11:03 PM   #9 
     - there was a period of my life that a spent in the south and when  augie38   Jul-13-06 01:22 PM   #14 
        - That must have been great. South where, augie?  sfexpat2000   Jul-14-06 11:01 PM   #18 
           - Georgia.  augie38   Jul-22-06 07:39 PM   #29 
  - French is so wierd for me because I can read it all right, and  sfexpat2000   Jul-12-06 11:01 PM   #8 
     - Mi tambien.  Cleita   Jul-13-06 01:09 PM   #13 
  - yo aprend los dos idiomas al mismo tiempo.  flordehinojos   Jul-13-06 07:32 AM   #11 
  - I'm so jealous of all of you who have spent more than a vacation  sfexpat2000   Jul-14-06 11:04 PM   #19 
     - and now, many of us, especially those of us who came from cuba  flordehinojos   Jul-15-06 04:32 AM   #20 
        - Como no. My husband is bound to the patch of space we occupy  sfexpat2000   Jul-18-06 06:46 PM   #27 
  - Spanish was my first language.  Cleita   Jul-13-06 01:02 PM   #12 
  - Wow, that's quite a story,Cleita!  sfexpat2000   Jul-14-06 10:55 PM   #16 
  - English. I only ever heard Spanish at my grandparent's house.  scarlet_owl   Jul-14-06 12:54 PM   #15 
  - Hey, scarelet owl. My brother doesn't speak much Spanish  sfexpat2000   Jul-14-06 10:56 PM   #17 
     - Good to see you too!  scarlet_owl   Jul-15-06 09:04 AM   #21 
  - I learned both at the same time pretty much...  calico1   Jul-15-06 01:18 PM   #22 
  - I think I learned English first, but since my granparents  malta blue   Jul-17-06 05:53 PM   #23 
  - That would be some major motivation!  sfexpat2000   Jul-17-06 07:35 PM   #24 
     - It sure was.  malta blue   Jul-18-06 10:32 AM   #25 
        - So good to read you, malta.  sfexpat2000   Jul-18-06 06:34 PM   #26 
  - Spanish, was spoken until I started kindergarten.  imlost   Jul-19-06 04:32 PM   #28 
  - What is Fukaneese(?)? N/T  Cybergata   Jul-22-06 09:13 PM   #30 
  - I only know english  Popol Vuh   Jul-26-06 12:32 PM   #31 
  - Ingls... L'anglais avec un peu du Franais.  Swamp Rat   Jul-29-06 01:01 PM   #32 
 

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