Why do we have to speak English?

Spanky témája a 'In English...' fórumban , 2004 Február 9.

  1. Spanky

    Spanky Állandó Tag

    Why do we have to speak English?

    An officer in the U.S. Naval reserve was attending a conference that

    included admirals from both the U.S. Navy and the French Navy. At a

    cocktail reception, he found himself in a small group that included

    personnel from both navies

    .

    The French admiral started complaining that whereas Europeans learned

    many languages, Americans learned only English. He then asked "Why is

    it that we have to speak English in these conferences rather than you

    speak French?"


    Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied, "Maybe it's because

    the Brits, Canadians, Aussies and Americans arranged it so you would

    not have to speak in German."

    The group became silent.
    :)
     
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  2. goyo

    goyo Adminisztrátor Fórumvezető

  3. mokuska1984

    mokuska1984 Állandó Tag

    we should speak only spanish.
     
  4. BSzajnik

    BSzajnik Állandó Tag

    LOL Well, you don't have to... it's your choice.
     
  5. kinggil

    kinggil Állandó Tag

  6. willow_1843

    willow_1843 Új tag

  7. dungdung23

    dungdung23 Állandó Tag

    we should speak only Magyarul :p
     
  8. Arpiprimas

    Arpiprimas Állandó Tag

    Tienes razon!
     
  9. beljas

    beljas Új tag

    no offense, but it is the most dominant language, british royal navy was dominant for centuries
     
  10. mancikukac

    mancikukac Új tag

    The English is in vogue, but it will pass away in future.
     
  11. 1978leonkennedy

    1978leonkennedy Állandó Tag

    it has a strange taste the best language in the world
     
  12. agata_2000

    agata_2000 Állandó Tag

    due to all the collonialism...
     
  13. boicho

    boicho Állandó Tag

    Someday all of us will have to speak Chinese ... They'll take over the world :)
     
  14. Hurkoa

    Hurkoa Állandó Tag

    Sure, or Indian :)
     
  15. Tibor55

    Tibor55 Új tag

    Because english language is communicating people all over the world. That is my opinion.
     
  16. FLOUFUN

    FLOUFUN Állandó Tag

    It's easy
     
  17. Anobes

    Anobes Állandó Tag

  18. ariedam

    ariedam Állandó Tag

    :D we have too, otherwise is a bit difficult to speak between countrys. I heard the french people doesnt like much to speak english :rolleyes: :--: dont know if is true...
     
  19. oliyboty

    oliyboty Vendég

    Is It easy??? :D In my opinion is it a difficult language, because I hate this language, but I must learn because this is very important...
     
  20. baggins

    baggins Vendég

    I like learn included learn languages. So many language so many people said my father when I was young. Now I am almost sixty and I can speak English, German, Slovak, and a little bit Japanish language. I get many benefit my language knowledge day by day.
     

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