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  1. Nisa Hawkins

    Nisa Hawkins Member

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    A little bunny is looking for a way to improve its english

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Nisa Hawkins, Aug 1, 2014.

    Hello, my name is Nisa and I'm an italian girl, nice to meet you.
    I'm here because I like write stories and I dream to publish many books a day. But another reason about my presence here is that I would improve my English and I think that using English for a funny thing is the best way to improve it! I'm sorry for my bad English. I hope to improve and to have new friends.

    Thank you!
     
  2. KaTrian

    KaTrian A foolish little beast. Staff Supporter Contributor

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    Ciao Nisa, and welcome to the forum! We have plenty of English as a Foreign Language speakers around here, myself included, so you'll fit right in. :)

    Please check out our New Member Guide
    for starters. :)


    Have fun!
    -Kat
     
  3. Nisa Hawkins

    Nisa Hawkins Member

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    Thank you very much! I read the rules! I can start to move in the forum!
     
  4. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Buon giorno, Nisa, e benvenuto.

    And I daresay your English is far better than my Italian. In fact, it is better than many native English speakers I have encountered.

    Have fun!
     
  5. bythegods

    bythegods Banned

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    Unfortunately Italians on the whole speak English poorly, compared most other European countries. It will be a challenge to improve your English to a high standard whilst living in Italy. Its not all bad news however - as a non-native speaker once you get your proficiency up to a fluent standard you will be able to express yourself more freely on paper than a native would, because you will not be so well acquainted with the stock speech we fall back upon when 'lost for words'.

    Also, English is a composite language; it has origins in Germanic language, but over the centuries it has become corrupted with Latin. I suggest that you favour words with Germanic roots over the Latin ones - your English will sound more timeless and bright.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Germanic_and_Latinate_equivalents_in_English
     
  6. Nisa Hawkins

    Nisa Hawkins Member

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    Thank you! You're so kind!

    Thanks for your advices and your informations!

    I hope to improve!
    I would like to be able to speak english fluently and without problems!
    I start from written to learn new words... I hope to improve also the pronunciation!
     

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