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What other languages sites would you like Erklaren to release in the future?

Arabic
1
2%
Chinese
16
36%
French
3
7%
German
5
11%
Italian
4
9%
Jewish
4
9%
Portuguese
7
16%
Norwegian
5
11%
 
Total votes: 45

Ulver_684
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Erklaren Innovative Language Sites Faithful Members!^^

Postby Ulver_684 » December 6th, 2007 9:59 pm

Mina-san! :wink:

I am a loyal and faithful subscriber of the company Erklaren Innovative Language sites of Peter/Eran-san! 8)

http://Arabicpod101.com
http://Frenchpod101.com
http://EnglishPod101.com
http://Germanpod101.com
http://Italianpod101.com
http://Japanesepod101.com
http://KoreanClass101.com
http://SpanishPod101.com
http://SurvivalPhrases.com

If you have subscribe to all their language sites or want to be a member then this your change (opportunity) to sign up and be part of the family too. :wink:
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Postby maxiewawa » December 7th, 2007 5:47 am

Woo Hoo! Me too!

All Hail The Great Leaders!
I'm counting on you to explain every single SpanishPod101.com lesson to me once it starts up Sindy! I think you're the only Spanish speaker that I know.

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Postby Jason » December 7th, 2007 11:15 am

BTW, Hebrew is a language. Jewish is not.
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Postby jemstone » December 7th, 2007 3:57 pm

ooh... i wish there was a hebrewpod101.com. =D

there isn't "hebrew" in the voting booth, so i chose the closest. jewish, who are the people who speak hebrew right?
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Postby Ulver_684 » December 7th, 2007 8:42 pm

Mina-san! :wink:

Thank you for the correction! :ue:
Yes I wanted to say Hebrew and Swedish too but there wasn't much space. :oops:

Jockzon-san! :wink:
Congratulations on Swedish Survival Phrases!:wink:

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Postby Jason » December 8th, 2007 3:17 am

jemstone wrote:ooh... i wish there was a hebrewpod101.com. =D

there isn't "hebrew" in the voting booth, so i chose the closest. jewish, who are the people who speak hebrew right?

Right.

I took a few semesters of Biblical Hebrew, but unfortunately got behind because of some things and never caught up. :( The letters are pretty simple and compact, so it's a very neat and tidy looking language when you see it written out.
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Postby kc8ufv » December 8th, 2007 1:54 pm

Jason wrote:Right.

I took a few semesters of Biblical Hebrew, but unfortunately got behind because of some things and never caught up. :( The letters are pretty simple and compact, so it's a very neat and tidy looking language when you see it written out.


Perhaps Classicallanguagespod101.com is available?

I wouldn't mind studying Latin (again) and Ancient Greek.

One year of Latin in HS wasn't enough.
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jemstone
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Postby jemstone » December 8th, 2007 5:15 pm

Jason wrote: took a few semesters of Biblical Hebrew, but unfortunately got behind because of some things and never caught up. Sad The letters are pretty simple and compact, so it's a very neat and tidy looking language when you see it written out.

wow.. you took biblical hebrew! actually that's the reason i wanna learn hebrew... so that i can read the bible's old testament in it's original language.

if i ever accomplish that, i'll probably go on to learn greek to read the bible's new testament in it's original language too! =D
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Postby Javizy » December 8th, 2007 5:57 pm

Is Erklaren Peter's company? I thought it was the company that Sakura and Natsuko worked for that sponsored this site.

If I was to learn a third language, it'd be something a lot easier and closer to home, so probably French or Spanish. I can't see myself becoming fluent in Japanese any time soon though, and I'd rather master one language than speak three or four really badly. My aunt is moving to France though, so I won't rule out some survival phrases.

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Postby Jason » December 8th, 2007 9:09 pm

jemstone wrote:if i ever accomplish that, i'll probably go on to learn greek to read the bible's new testament in it's original language too! =D

I took one semester of Greek and it was SOOO boring. But I really think that had a lot more to do with the teacher than the subject matter. Greek declensions are evil though. But our textbook produced one of my favorite example sentences ever: "If there's a camel in the house, don't go in!"

I originally took a year of Latin to fulfill my language requirement before I got into Japanese. It wasn't bad. My teachers were cool. The textbook followed the lives of a senator and his family. Their wagon got stuck in a ditch for like 8 chapters. Did you know Latin has a word specifically for "to beat to death"? Actually Japanese does, too: 撲殺[ぼくさつ]
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Postby markystar » December 9th, 2007 8:22 am

i love latin! i studied Latin for 9 years. did 2 years of classical greek. i actually specialized in diachronic latin linguistics, which was basically the study of how latin changed into the romance languages. it was fascinating! it was so connected to the culture and society and history. i've always been joking around with peter about doing Latin Survival Phrases. lolololololol.



as for the confusion about Erklaren and Innovative Langauge Learning...
Erklaren is a translation and interpretation company in tokyo. Innovative Language Learning is the company that Peter and Eran started so they could make JapanesePod101 possible. Erklaren has a very close working relationship with us, but they are separate entities.

as a joke, i wanted to post a wiki link, but i was shocked to find there actually WAS a wiki link ALREADY!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanesepod101.com
which one of you guys wrote this???
thank you!!!!!!!! :kokoro:
ねぇ、ねぇ、私前にバンドキャンプでさ…

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Postby Jason » December 9th, 2007 11:04 am

markystar wrote:as a joke, i wanted to post a wiki link, but i was shocked to find there actually WAS a wiki link ALREADY!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanesepod101.com
which one of you guys wrote this???
thank you!!!!!!!! :kokoro:

I saw that a while back, but I don't know who wrote it. Also, try doing a youtube search for japanesepod101.
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Postby Ulver_684 » December 9th, 2007 8:32 pm

Mina-san! :wink:

Thank you again for adding Greek/Latin, I honestly forgot about them! :P :ojigi:

Another language that I would like to see in the future are Polish, Russian and Sign Languages. 8)

All of the above language can be learn in High School and College/University has foreign languages to earn credits or for personal grew. :D
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Postby lolillo » December 9th, 2007 10:19 pm

maxiewawa wrote:Woo Hoo! Me too!

I'm counting on you to explain every single SpanishPod101.com lesson to me once it starts up Sindy! I think you're the only Spanish speaker that I know.


Hey, Maxiewawa, I am a native Spanish speaker too (from Madrid, if you want to know, although I now live in the Canary Islands). You can ask me anything if you want, and I'll try to help if I know the answer.

About the languages, I'm not sure if I want any more language courses on line, but I have studied a bit of Farsi (Persian) and recently I started Czech (now, that's a tough language - speaking about declensions and quite a lot of different forms for the same word like the names of languages, nationalities, etc.!!!). I also have a basic knowledge of German and I am interested in Icelandic and Finnish.

The obvious result is that I won't master any of them: too much dispersion.
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Postby untmdsprt » December 10th, 2007 12:34 pm

Jason wrote:BTW, Hebrew is a language. Jewish is not.



It's also a religion besides a race.

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