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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-05 06:24 PM
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99. Well, I had to, but then I was going to an American school in Chile.
It's true that kids learn it much better at a young age. By the time I went to high school I was equally fluent in both languages. But why just Spanish? I had a friend who attended the Lysee Francais in Los Angeles and French was a large part of the curriculum. She spoke it fluently and had at that time never been to France. Another friend of German ancestry sent her kids to German school on Saturday so that they would learn German and the history and literature of their ancestors.

Since Spanish is becoming a mainstream spoken language in this country like French is in Canada, wouldn't it be better to be able to communicate with each other? I know some people don't want their kids marryin' em, and believe speaking the language will lead to this, but it's really ignorant to think that way. Hormones speak no languages but the language of love.
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