https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

How is difficult talk to mother language?

Hello to everyone,I'm trying to learn english...yes for me it is very difficult but not impossible.So I'm going to ask you...is it difficult talk to english people? I usually listening english video on you tube and I try to understand something...But I think is very different in the real life,'cause you have to converse with other native english,what do you think about?I was thinking....One day, I will transfer there,for an experience or live there,why not? I talked too much...Sorry,in advice for my mistakes :) Thx

3 anni fa

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https://www.duolingo.com/Hectoglot

È lo stesso per me. Io sto provando imparare l'italiano ed è dificile per me anche (ma non impossibile). Ho provato parlare con uno chi parla l'italiano e non è andavo bene. Imparai che gli chi parla l'italiano parla molto veloce. Presumo che è lo stesso con gli chi parla l'inglese (della prospettiva di uno chi parla l'italiano). Se parli con uno chi parla l'inglese, sempre inizi con qualcosa come «I'm learning English, so it would be really helpful if you could speak slowly».

Spiacente in anticipo per i miei errori.

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

Penso la stessa cosa. Nessun errore,a parte qualcosa nella forma :)

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/Hectoglot

Puoi riformattalo per favore?

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

E' lo stesso per me.Sto provando a imparare l'italiano,è difficile anche per ma(ma non impossibile).Ho provato a parlare con un che parla italiano e non me la sono cavata molto bene.Imparai che chi parla italiano,lo fa molto velocemente.Presumo che è lo stesso con chi parla l'inglese(dalla prospettiva di uno che parla l'italiano).Se ti capitasse di parlare con uno che parla l'inglese,inizia con qualcosa come:«I'm learning English, so it would be really helpful if you could speak slowly».

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/Hectoglot

Grazie mille.

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/Hectoglot

Correzioni:

Hello to everyone ,I'm trying to learn English. Yes, for me, it is very difficult, but not impossible. So I'm going to ask you: Is it difficult talk to English speakers? I usually listen to YouTube videos in English and I try to understand them, but I think it is very different in real life, 'cuz you have to converse with a native English speaker. What do you think? I was thinking that one day, I will transfer or live there,for experience. Why not? I talked too much. Sorry in advance for my mistakes :) Thx

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

Thank you so much :)

3 anni fa

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Hi Amelie, to be honest it is quite difficult but it depends from where they come from; it's easier with Americans and far harder with British people, especially in real life situations. But you may always ask to speak slowly :) But one thing you have to understand: if they want you not to understand, you won't.

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

I agree with you,I've just read an interesting thing, I tought that english is more easier to speak than american... I hope one day I will understand them

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreaWorlds

Hi Amelie, I'm going to tell you my experience. Actually I am in Australia, so mine is a particular situation but.. here in Australia there are people coming from all over the world and the most of them speak english as first language but all of them with their own accent and this is the real problem, at least for me. I've been living in Australia for six months and I'm not used to all the accents yet. At the contrary, I think that all this accents are confusing me. I met a lot of english people and even if they come from the same city, on the base of the area, for example in the center or in the edge, they have different accents. For accent I mean different pronunciations of the words. This takes me to not be able to understand a lot of time. So, on the base of my experience yes, is quite hard, but not impossibile. I think the best thing would be start watching movies or tv series in english and with english subtitles. The most of the movies or tv series are english or american so you can learn to understand the main english accents. As I said, it might be hard, but not impossible. So don't give up, just keep working on =)

P.S. Actually, I'm still learning, so I could have done mistakes as well xD

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

Thx for tell me your experience...Currently I'm watching tv series in english with english subtitles and actually they have helped me a lot. I hope I'll understand the "real people" without subtitles... But as you tell me...I don't give up :)

P.S. your english seems very good :) How long have you spoken english?And how long did it take you to learn english?

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreaWorlds

Mm well, I studied it at school, so before coming in Australia I already had the basics. To tell you truth when I came here,at start, I couldn't (about) speak at all. I mean that the formulation of the sentences took me a lot of time because even if I studied it I had never spoken it. So it's just six months that I'm really speaking english, although as I said at start I didn't speak a lot because it was really hard for me. About your second question I can tell you that I don't feel so sure about my english yet. Anyway, in one month, maybe even less, studying an hour a day a person should be able to learn all the tenses and the main grammar rules. After learning all grammar rules you only need to learn more words. However to be able to affirm that a person knows english, this one should be really good in all the fields, and with this I mean reading, writing, listening and speaking. Be able to read and understand everything doesn't mean that you can speak as well. The brain uses different areas to memorize language. At the beginning my speaking was always a translation. I thought in italian and I translated it in english, that was one of the reasons of my slowness. Now, the most of the time I think directly in english. So the best thing you can do is talk often with an english person. At that point, three, four months and you will be able to have a normal conversation.

Ti correggo qui sotto alcune parti del tuo testo, spero possa esserti di aiuto =) " Thanks for TELLING me.." - dopo la parola FOR se c'è un verbo va nella forma in -ing "But as you TOLD(o SAID TO) me" - il passato di tell, che è un verbo irregolare, è told (probabilmente ti sei solo distratta qua xD)

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

grazie mille :)

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreaWorlds

Figurati =) Se hai bisogno di chiarimenti, aiuti, qualsiasi cosa chiedi pure =) per quel che posso, son contento di aiutare qualcuno che come me sta cercando di imparare questa lingua

3 anni fa

https://www.duolingo.com/AmeliePoulaine

Mi farebbe molto piacere,allora se avrò bisogno di schiarirmi le idee saprò a chi rivolgermi...Grazie(ancora XD)

3 anni fa
Impara Inglese in soli 5 minuti al giorno. Gratis.