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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Expectation vs reality language doodles

Hello!, I know the whole "Expectation vs Reality" is kind of old by now, but I wanted to draw a few revolving around language-learning. Hope you enjoy them! ( or at least some of them )

Watching TV to improve language skills :

Studying multiple languages :

Accent failure :

I suppose this one isn't really an expectation vs reality, but I wanted to make it anyways. Pronunciation :

Ich hoffe dass du es magst, und Frohes Neues Jahre! ( ich bin spät, es tut mir leid )

January 3, 2018

39 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarcoBodtK

jaja so truee, nice drawings btw :)

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Thanks!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivanka397306

How do you properly pronounce Ich spreche Deutsch?

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

/ɪç ʃpʁɛçə dɔʏt͡ʃ/

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/p_genot

The transcription is not completely correct, as the 'ch' in 'spreche' is also pronounced /ç/ in standard German.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

My bad, fixing now. Danke!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

I have trouble pronouncing it properly, but some advice I can give is to not pronounce the "ch" in ich and spreche as "sh".

I've heard it automatically gives you away as a foreigner, and is actually supposed to be pronounced more like the "h" sound in the word hue.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivanka397306

Also, I'm new to duolingo, but you've got an impressive list of languages going there!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

My language list is tiny compared to many other users on here.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivanka397306

Thanks! I think I can get the hang of the "ch", I was a little confused with spreche since it sounds like "shpreche" and Deutsch since it kind of sound like "Doich" to me.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/calynca

As a native speaker: the "shpreche" should be fine, but "Doich" definitely misses the T, like in "Dutch". (edit: actually "such" is pronounced like "Dutch", so nevermind)

And as LavethWolf said correctly already: pronouncing "ch" as "sh" is a newbie thing to do. Probably as bad as Germans saying "zee" instead of "the". ;)

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

I thinks that's how they actually sound, but I'd need a native-speaker confirm that.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

@calyncs Thanks for the tips!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IAmBrave16

Wow I love this!! Well done :D

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DragonPolyglot

Expectation: I want to learn everything they say in this K-pop song! And I can sign it overnight flawlessly!

Reality: I understand literally 2 words and can probably read the pronunciation of the song name after I studied hard. Also am I pronouncing that right?

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Exactly my experience when studying Finnish. Despite all my studying I only usually recognize a few "hyvä"s here and there when listening to Finnish songs.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jaecelle

Love your drawings! I wish that I could be as good as you!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Thanks, that's very nice of you to say!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I relate to a lot of these, especially the Danish one (but I also can apply it to Circassian, Georgian, Abkhaz, Chechen, and Ingush).

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mwbrand1

Genau! Sehr lustig. Ich danke Ihnen für das Teilen.

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Danke für dein Kompliment!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Woof.

These are hilarious, and so true. Thanks for sharing them!

January 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NeonMoogle

These are lovely! I can relate to the first one so much right now. I'm learning Japanese and watching (not for kids) anime and trying to really listen to what is being said. Since I'm just a beginner I'm like "Oh, I understood what they said! They were introducing themselves!" Maybe I SHOULD find some easier stuff to study with...

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SmashCookie

Those drawings are so cute. <3

Ich werde jetzt ein paar australische Sprachen lernen und dich bei deiner Eroberung der Welt Laveth Sama begleiten.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

Jetzt, müssen wir die Welt zusammen bereisen um alle Sprachen zu lernen!

January 5, 2018

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    So true.

    Well done!

    January 3, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hedwigechouette

    haha, very good ! Nice drawings too

    January 3, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MissR15

    nice drawings. Shows that we should keep our expectations (goals) high and increase our work ethic and commitment to get there.

    January 3, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karlsenski

    Schöne Zeichnungen! Ich habe besonders "Mehrere Sprache studieren" gern. Die Wahrheit davon tut mir weh.

    January 3, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JammyDodgie

    nice!

    January 3, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

    These are so spot on! xD

    January 4, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hxvan
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    Thanks, I liked reading them all.

    January 7, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carl217624

    SPEAK DANISH ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to go to danish

    January 21, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

    Dansk er et flott språk! Jeg skal studere dansk etter norsk.

    January 26, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carl217624

    when danish is very hard. you need to search google translate or translate lang para genius ka sa language

    January 21, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carl217624

    you need to earn a %100 in RWK

    January 21, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheCodeOfH

    most of these are me with Japanese XD

    May 7, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Puppyhemot

    Yeah, true story

    May 21, 2019
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