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  1. NOTE: THIS IS NOT MY OWN QUESTION, THIS TOPIC IS MEANT TO CUT THE AMOUNT OF "WHAT SHOULD I LEARN"-TYPE OF TOPICS! Even though the best answer is obvious and applies to literally everyone, I understand beginners to language learning don't know the answer. You can see this throughout this entire forum, on other forums, on social media, even in real life this question seems to be a big struggle to everyone. With this thread I'd like to give you a solid answer to both questions: "What language should I learn"? and "What is the easiest one"? The answer is: follow your heart. Take an honest look at the culture of all languages you consider to learn, research each of them throughout. Which culture did you like most? That's the language you should learn AND that's the easiest one. Simple enough ey? Languages are closely tied to cultures. The golden rule is: if you don't like the culture, it'll be very difficult to learn. And if you manage to learn it any way, you'll forget it quickly. This goes for all languages, from Romance languages to Chinese. From Swahili to Slavic languages. That's all. Any complaints, doubts, disagrees or similar? Feel free to ask or comment.
  2. HI THERE!

    Good evening, I think your account just got banned for being a spambot. Have a nice day.
  3. Not a native here, but I know what it says: I believe/trust nothing. The "I" part can be anything else too (you, he, she, it, etc.), due to the lack of subject (nothing to worry about, it's a natural thing to do in Japanese). 誰 = who, but 誰も = nobody. 信じる = to believe or to trust, and some more. Adding the な particle turns the verb into a negative form, although it's casual as fuck (more info).
  4. Live wallpaper that can expand your vocab

    Did you make it, or do you recommend somebody elses' creation here? Hard to tell.
  5. こんいちは is wrong, it's こんにちは. This is a common mistake made by beginners, since you would write 2 N's in romaji, but if you press the N key twice while writing hiragana, it'll turn into ん, so you'll need to press that key trice, followed by the I key. 有難うございます by itself is not incorrect, but the Kanji form is hardly ever used. Instead, ありがとうございます is the way to go. As for the sentence, it's quite unclear. I can see they talk about carrots and beards, and the fact it has a grammatical structure of "if you ..., then ...". But that's all I know about it. Reading Japanese without Kanji AND without context can be quite a challenge though.
  6. Welcome, and don't bump to spam.
  7. Transcripts for Korean Drama 힐러 (Healer)

    Wow, long time no see, Wanda! Where have you been?
  8. It seems like I'm stuck at the loading screen, is that normal? My browser is Chromium 58.0.3029.81 (64-bit).
  9. Be warned, because this means "farewell" more than "see you later". And welcome.
  10. @Fastlearner This forum section is for people who want to find people who can speak their target language, not for people who can't.
  11. 日本学科の二年生です。(I'm a second year student of the Japanese course.) → 2年間、日本語を勉強しています。 (I've been studying Japanese for 2 years.) これはリンクです (This is a link) → リンクは (The link is) I'm not a native speaker myself, but I've been learning Japanese since 2008 myself. Am I eligible too? :3 掲示板へようこそ。 もう宜しくお願いいただきました。 そうして、難しになったら、申し訳ありませんでした。
  12. New Fastlearner Here

    Hello, please make a new topic next time.
  13. I don't think it's really anxiety, everyone who starts learning a language got nervous at first. Just go for it, you'll get over it sooner than you will think. When you choose your language teacher, you may want to stick with the same person. It's much easier to grow accustomed to one person, than it is to a whole team of people.
  14. черт и черта

    I think they're as similar to each other as a car and a carpet are.
  15. I speak multiple languages myself. It's actually extremely unlikely you'll ever find a monolingual person in the Netherlands.
  16. Provide an English translation of your post too.
  17. Zuhause or Zu Hause?

    Because "zu" means "to". In English, you would say "to the house" instead of "tothehouse" for example.
  18. Second lesson

    Sorry, but not all of us speak Korean. So either include an English version of your message, or post this message here.
  19. I have no idea, but I can tell you one thing: it's not Cyrillic. It looks more like Brahmic, but even that seems to be false.
  20. 'Sie' vs 'du' with shopkeepers

    Tip: "Sie" is more polite than "du".
  21. No, they still use a Hiragana り here, so the book is not wrong. You're still misreading it here.
  22. You're misreading, it's わかります with the Hiragana り. I understand you can easily misread it as the Katakana リ, because they look super similar. Another pitfall would be へ and ヘ, the first one being in Hiragana and the latter one being in Katakana. But as a rule of thumb: words are never, ever spelled with a mix of Hiragana and Katakana, it's either Hiragana, Kanji, Hiragana + Kanji, or Katakana.
  23. A: 間に means more like "while" or "during". 間には turns it into "between". B: Yes, 彼 is ベル in this case. To type a small syllable, write an "x" in front of the letter, so "xa" becomes ァ for example. C: The basic usage of も is "too", "also", etc. In this case, 聞きたくもない音 means "the sounds I don't even want to hear". Basic usage: したくもない = I don't even want to do. 聞かされ and 聞かされる are technically the same, except that with a る it's a verb, while without it's a noun.