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Your Basis for a New Language
January 19, 2012
15:46
keladryofmindelan
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Benny, you say that often when you get into the airplane to go to your new target country all you know is "Hello, Thank you, Yes/No" etc, but once you arrive, you can already have little mini conversations with the locals. 

 

Now, I'm assuming I am correct when I say you are probably learning some of the vocabulary on the flight there. What I would like to know, however, is how do you know where to start? What phrases are on your priority list? What kind of material do you recommend?

 

Thanks a bunch :)

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January 20, 2012
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Priority is what I need. For my first hour it will be getting a taxi, asking directions, and asking for water and the like not "how are you, what's your name", since that will come later.

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