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    French is easy to read by people acquiring some vocabularies in English but difficult to speak and write!

    I like to read the insolite news from:
    http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Te...rique=INSOLITE

    Quite Often, I only understand half of the story!
    I am also a Chinese but from mainland.
    Are you born to speak Chinese ? If you are, have you met with difficulties tell English from French when you learning French?

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    Hi, Automoon! May I make a suggestion or two? Try:
    • I am also a Chinese but from the mainland. Is Chinese your first language? If so, have you met with difficulties telling English from French when learning French?


    :)

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    Dear Automoon (my compatriot) – the Moon orbits itself around the Earth!

    French and English will easily be mixed up not only by spellings but also the pronunciation. My English is getting poor because I have been learning French myself for almost two years. Before that, I would like read fictions in English all the time.

    My advice to you is that English has become an International English – to master it is a must!

    In my opinion, French is a cultured language, so if you have time and energy. It is no harm to learn it, and further to that, because of the advent of the internet, you can read lots of information in French as well as enhancing your vocabularies in English.

    My Dear friend, I wish that you had a bright future no matter you are in China or abroad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hong Kong Chinese
    Dear Automoon (my compatriot) the Moon orbits itself around the Earth!

    French and English will easily be mixed up not only by spellings but also the pronunciation. My English is getting poor because I have been learning French myself for almost two years. Before that, I would like read fictions in English all the time.

    My advice to you is that English has become an International English to master it is a must!

    In my opinion, French is a cultured language, so if you have time and energy. It is no harm to learn it, and further to that, because of the advent of the internet, you can read lots of information in French as well as enhancing your vocabularies in English.

    My Dear friend, I wish that you had a bright future no matter you are in China or abroad!
    Coincidentally, I just finished reading an article (in the NY Times) that said that people living in Taiwan (especially students) must learn three languages--Minnan, Mandarin and English. Apparently, there is some problem with trying to learn Minnan and Mandarin at the same time because of similar characters that are pronounced differently.

    (Rather than "I wish you had a bright future" it might be better to say "I wish a bright future for you".)

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    (Rather than "I wish you had a bright future" it might be better to say "I wish a bright future for you".)

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    Can't we say: "I wish you a bright future and a happy life" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beeuurkes
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    (Rather than "I wish you had a bright future" it might be better to say "I wish a bright future for you".)

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    Can't we say: "I wish you a bright future and a happy life" ?
    Yes we can. The same to you. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by AUTOMOON
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    French is easy to read by people acquiring some vocabularies in English but difficult to speak and write!

    I like to read the insolite news from:
    http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Te...rique=INSOLITE

    Quite Often, I only understand half of the story!
    I am also a Chinese but from mainland.
    Are you born to speak Chinese ? If you are, have you met with difficulties tell English from French when you learning French?

    Thanks :P
    Hi, Automoon! May I make a suggestion or two? Try:
    • I am also a Chinese but from the mainland. Is Chinese your first language? If so, have you met with difficulties telling English from French when learning French?


    :)

    Thank you for your recommendations, Ronbee
    I just wish you could express your uncomfort whennever you read my post, okay? As a self-made learner of English, teacher guidance is badly needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    French is easy to read by people acquiring some vocabularies in English but difficult to speak and write!

    I like to read the insolite news from:
    http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Te...rique=INSOLITE

    Quite Often, I only understand half of the story!
    I am also a Chinese but from mainland.
    Are you born to speak Chinese ? If you are, have you met with difficulties tell English from French when you learning French?

    Thanks :P
    Hi, Automoon! May I make a suggestion or two? Try:
    • I am also a Chinese but from the mainland. Is Chinese your first language? If so, have you met with difficulties telling English from French when learning French?


    :)

    Thank you for your recommendations, Ronbee
    I just wish you could express your uncomfort whennever you read my post, okay? As a self-made learner of English, teacher guidance is badly needed.
    Not to worry! I have much experience at this and I am getting more every day. I am glad I can help. And you are not doing all that badly.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hong Kong Chinese
    Dear Automoon (my compatriot) the Moon orbits itself around the Earth!
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    French and English will easily be mixed up not only by spellings but also the pronunciation. My English is getting poor because I have been learning French myself for almost two years. Before that, I would like read fictions in English all the time.

    My advice to you is that English has become an International English to master it is a must!

    In my opinion, French is a cultured language, so if you have time and energy. It is no harm to learn it, and further to that, because of the advent of the internet, you can read lots of information in French as well as enhancing your vocabularies in English.

    My Dear friend, I wish that you had a bright future no matter you are in China or abroad!
    Hongkong Chinese, I am so glad to hear from you that soon!
    the Moon orbits itself around the Earth! --------Though far from what I intended it for, but your explanation is indeed intersting and
    ingenious.

    Your case just reminded something from a English man, and he told me it is unsensible to learning two languages at the same time. Maybe as you learn more, you will find your French more respectable.

    Last but not the least , thank you for your kind word, and it is nice hearing you say so.

    ------From the mainland

    Doh, in reply to HONG KONG Chinese

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