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How did you learn English? 

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41 deviants said Native speaker baby! :highfive:
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21 deviants said School
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17 deviants said Mixture of above (comment)
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7 deviants said Other (comment)
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4 deviants said Cartoon Networks
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3 deviants said Tv shows / Music (lyrics)
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2 deviants said deviantART :dalove:
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No deviants said MTV!

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VelCake Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
most of the above=p
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
:highfive:
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AliceMelin Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011
;D my Mother was an english teacher! she tought me to speak english, my bro is teaching me swedish atm :)
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Ah, nifty!
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photofairy Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011   General Artist
Initially in school and listening to The Smiths :giggle: and then I moved to Australia when I was 17, then went to University there, and by the 3rd year I was speaking it really fluently. It took about 4 years of speaking it all the time to start dreaming in English, but at least 10 years before I started doing math in my head in English (they say this is a true indication of how well you speak a language).
I used to be very fluent in Russian, but as I started speaking English on daily basis, it literally replaced Russian. So now I understand it quite well still, but I just can't get any words out. Weird :confused: But if I went to russia for like a year, I think it would come back.
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
How interesting :nod: I dream both in Swedish and English and have done so for as long as I can remember o.O Why did you go to Australia?
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photofairy Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011   General Artist
Wow, that is interesting! Did you speak both languages at home or how did it come about?
We moved when the war started, sadly enough...
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petrova Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist
Nope, my parents sound horrible when they try to speak English. I just watched a lot of tv when I was a kid. I even freaked my mum as a really small child, maybe 4-5 when I once asked her if the person on the tv said [insert here] and she looked at me and just stared because that was exactly what the person had said in Dallas or whatever show it was. I lost that when I got a bit older and started learning English but then I watched a lot of Cartoon networks and MTV and that was before they subtitled or dubbed it.
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TheAhlgrens94 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Student General Artist
Family. Dad started speaking english at the breakfast table. If we wanted him to pass us something we had to learn what it was called and then ask for it :3
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Oh that's a cool way :dummy:
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namenotrequired Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Life, school, lyrics, forums, deviantART (in that chronological order).

And by life I mean... well you kinda can't avoid english :P
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Haha well if you live under a rock you might or in a country where they dub everything o.o
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namenotrequired Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Yeah, I'm so glad they don't do that here :lol:
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wingsofdragons Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Home by my parents .......:heart:
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:iconpetrova:
petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
The best way :heart:
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:iconwingsofdragons:
wingsofdragons Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes........:heart:
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Pesrie Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
Nintendo DS spel! xD
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Haha :lol:
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S2shinobu Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Student General Artist
school and cartoon network xD
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
:highfive:
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Arrow-Piyo Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Learned when I started going to school. My parents didn't speak any English at the time, so it was up to the teachers to teach me English.
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Makes sense :nod:
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KanalenSE Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
min familj har alltid haft mycket gäster från hela omvärlden, speciellt USA redan när jag var typ två, så det har alltid funnits runt mig. Sedan så älskar jag brittiska deckare och att läsa så när ungdoms avdelningen på biblioteket var förliten så övergick jag till engelska där med XD
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Åh, smidigt :nod:
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KanalenSE Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yupp, jag ska utsätta mina framtida barn för samma sak =D
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Kaatjaaa Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
School and movies:D
I'm curious:lol: : Have you ever try to speak slovenian? :P haha, .. or just heard about it? :)
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
slovenian? :confused:
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Kaatjaaa Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
haha:P
I thought that you wouldn't know, because Slovenia is so small.:D
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Tamashi-Bjorn Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
TV SPEL FTW
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petrova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist
:la:
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Kapytal Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011   Interface Designer
Sooo much internet!
I've always liked to speak other languages though, I'm aiming to be able to speak at least three languages other than my native in ten years!
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petrova Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Good luck! I can speak English and I could speak Italian and German before (now I just remembers here and there since I didn't keep it up) and of course my native language (Swedish, just like yours I am assuming).

The more languages you know the more you see how similar they are and how words are similar even if they don't come from the same linguistic branch (but then again we all come from the same tree).
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Colorcatcher Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
The computer. :iconheeplz:
Even before we had internet, we had so many of these silly games teaching english words. So I spent pretty much my entire childhood playing them. By the time I went to school and started studying it, I only learned two new words during the first year :lol:
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petrova Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Haha :lmao: So awesome, but now I'm curious, which two words were they? :lol:
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Colorcatcher Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Mug and tortoise :lmao:

I'm surprised I remember actually xD
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petrova Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Haha, fascinating you didn't know mug though :giggle:
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masharumiyaki Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I learn through most of the above =w=//
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petrova Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Same :nod:
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TheMan268 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I speak Hillbilly! :)
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petrova Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
:lmao:
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