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    Many people who emigrated to America from a lot of years say that although they are fluent in English but they still face problems !! . What a disappointing matter

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    Everybody has problems. What kind of problems do those people encounter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahmad Safwat View Post
    Many people who emigrated to America from a lot of years say that although they are fluent in English but they still face problems !! . What a disappointing matter
    They have to study hard. Often it is not enough to "emigrate to America" to learn English. Even to master one's own native language it is necessary to read and study day-to-day.

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    Default Re: Fluency in English

    It might depend what level the guys were at when they moved to the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Everybody has problems. What kind of problems do those people encounter?
    I think in some words and idioms .
    Quote Originally Posted by Abstract Idea View Post
    They have to study hard. Often it is not enough to "emigrate to America" to learn English. Even to master one's own native language it is necessary to read and study day-to-day.
    I thought that emigration to any country for some years will make the emigrator fluent in English even if he didn't become like the native speakers.
    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    It might depend what level the guys were at when they moved to the US.
    Yes, you are right .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahmad Safwat View Post
    I thought that emigration to any country for some years will make the emigrator fluent in English even if he didn't become like the native speakers.
    If you follow that mentality and thereby stop studying English, you'll never be fluent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahmad Safwat View Post
    I thought that emigration to any country for some years will make the emigrator fluent in English even if he didn't become like the native speakers.
    That's simply not true. It sometimes takes generations to make people a group of immigrants speak the new language fluently. And it doesn't always happen. Often a reverse process takes place - the new members of the society change the local language.

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    Ok thatone!!

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    That's simply not true. It sometimes takes generations to make people a group of immigrants speak the new language fluently. And it doesn't always happen. Often a reverse process takes place - the new members of the society change the local language.
    Thanks for the clearification, But I didn't imagine how could some people go to somewhere and don't know to communicate with the natives?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahmad Safwat View Post
    Ok thatone!!



    Thanks for the clearification, But I didn't imagine how could some people go to somewhere and don't know to communicate with the natives?!
    "Communicate with the natives" [sic] is something way different from mastering a (foreign) language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abstract Idea View Post
    "Communicate with the natives" [sic] is something way different from mastering a (foreign) language.
    If you meant by mastering taking the master degree>>>ok I didn't mean that they face preoblems in the English Literature but in English reading normal books and sometimes grammer or perfect accent .

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