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Australian Speaking 6 Languages (w/ SUBTITLES) | Why & How I Learnt 6 Languages

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Why & how I learnt six languages: Hear me speaking six languages. I explain why I learnt these languages and I briefly talk about how I learnt them. I also tell you some of the embarrassing/funny linguistic mistakes I've made while speaking some of these languages. If you want to hear an Australia speaking six languages, click play! English subtitles are available. Click "CC" if you are watching this on a computer, and the three dots in the top right corner (then "Captions") if you are watching on a mobile device. My languages are: 1. English 2. French 3. German 4. Spanish 5. Italian 6. Indonesian For English lessons, visit my channel, English with Max. All of the videos are free. These include free English vocabulary videos, English grammar videos, English pronunciation videos, English tips, and English listening practice. This channel aims at helping people learn and improve their English - whether they have been learning English for a while or have recently started. I am a native speaker from Australia. I mainly speak British English. Stalk me! https://www.facebook.com/EnglishWithMax https://twitter.com/EnglishWithMax https://www.instagram.com/englishwithmax/ Australian speaking 6 languages (why & how I learnt 6 languages)
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Text Comments (639)
Kick Start Languages (3 days ago)
I'm desperate to get to the point where you are now with so many languages! Keep up the amazing work! Your German is really awesome! I'm learning French so I want to get to the point where I can understand everything you've said here!
Kick Start Languages (2 days ago)
+English with Max Cheers - it's going ok so far! Thanks again for being so inspirational for those of us on the polyglot journey!
English with Max (2 days ago)
Thanks a lot! Good luck with your French! :)
Destroy Max (5 days ago)
tu acento español es muy bueno, de verdad
ronny posumah (7 days ago)
Wow Bahasa Indonesia masih sangat bagus dan lancar..😀
English with Max (2 days ago)
Terima kasih!
ALI Y (8 days ago)
If you do not mind max. Please how old are you?
English with Max (2 days ago)
I'm now 32.
Andrea Mozzoni (9 days ago)
Il tuo italiano non è niente male, ovviamente si sente un forte accento inglese, ma ti assicuro che non hai fatto nessun errore. Magari sapessi parlare inglese come tu parli italiano!
English with Max (8 days ago)
Grazie :)
fatima zohra (10 days ago)
Why did you choose to learn Indonesian?
English with Max (8 days ago)
Because I lived there when I was very little.
Ruggero Dell'Orfanello (10 days ago)
I speak four of the languages you mentioned above (which are Italian English, German and Spanish), and I think that, apart from having a very good accent for all of them, you just have like a gift for learning foreign languages! Keep doing that, in my opinion you're really good😉
English with Max (8 days ago)
Thank you!
abs repost (14 days ago)
Indonesia ❤
That's impressive! Which is the next one? :) If you decide to learn Russian, here are some practical videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCtwdvmAG5Q&t=3s
English with Max (14 days ago)
Thank you! I'd love to learn Russian someday, but at the moment I'm trying to learn Portuguese and improve my Indonesian. :)
Me Me (15 days ago)
I love Spanish also but I want to focus on English right now
Luis Enrique Paucar (15 days ago)
soy Peruano, me suscribo a tu canal, y estudio ingles y portugues por motivos de trabajo. Llegue por aqui por recomendacion de Youtube.
English with Max (14 days ago)
Gracias por subscribirse! I hope you find my videos helpful!
Elena Schröder (16 days ago)
Wow, your German is insanely good. It doesn't even sound like you have an accent but more like a dialect
panderadyanti (16 days ago)
your Indonesian so good 👏
Dan Ja (16 days ago)
i can understand french something . i took french lesson . i have never been to France or Haity. i watch movies in french . i paid for someone to teach me french books that was grammar .
doria tadjine (18 days ago)
C’est impressionnant ton niveau en français vraiment tu n’as quasiment aucun accent australien bravo, et d’ailleurs même pour l’allemand même si je n’ai rien compris ahah
English with Max (17 days ago)
Ahah merci beaucoup !
Arturo Diaz (20 days ago)
I don't speak any language but i think you're very good , regards ,pero claro que hablas muy bien el español saludos linda👍👍👍hoy me motivaste y espero algún día hablar tan bien inglés así como tú hablas español✌️✌️
English with Max (18 days ago)
Thank you very much! It's clear that you already speak some English :). All the best!
Tess (20 days ago)
I speak german,english,french,spanish, swedish & I'm learning russian.
Daubeny (21 days ago)
Ton français est très bien formulé, bien joué !
English with Max (20 days ago)
Merci !
michael davis (22 days ago)
Clever devil.
ndjim boubakar (29 days ago)
t'es impressionante mais comment t'as fais pour parler tous ses langues c'est quoi ton secret.
English with Max (23 days ago)
There's no secret - like anything it takes work and consistency. But it also helps if you like what you're learning!
Manco Flamenco (29 days ago)
Haha, I speak 6 languages, too, but unfortunately, 3 of them are not widely spread including my mother tongue. My dream is to learn German, so, I'm a bit jelaous that you can speak it hahah.
rusly taslim (30 days ago)
Kamu bisa menggunakan bahasa indonesia di malaysia Brunei dan Thailand selatan karna bahasa kami sangat mirip!
rusly taslim (30 days ago)
Bahasa Indonesia sehari-hari memang mudah tapi bahasa Indonesia formal cukup sulit. Dan cara bicaramu sangat jelas! Bagus 👍
English with Max (25 days ago)
Terima kasih!
LionRS2014 (1 month ago)
That French accent is amazing
Aayush Bhatia (1 month ago)
i died laughing at 12:22 XD ... this was hilarious ... great vid <3
English with Max (1 month ago)
:) Thanks very much!
Adrian Diaz (1 month ago)
Nice video. Day after day I become more interested in learning new languages. I speak Spanish, English, Portuguesse, and just started learning Italian. Good luck with Portuguesse 💪👍
Adrian Diaz (1 month ago)
+English with Max thank you 💪
English with Max (1 month ago)
Thank you! And good luck with Italian! :)
Souka Xa (1 month ago)
Its what i wanted to do too to become an interpreter 🤔🤔
Souka Xa (1 month ago)
+English with Max it's okay thnx 🤗🤗 i wish u the best in ur life
English with Max (1 month ago)
+Souka Xa Oh, I'm sorry to hear that.
Souka Xa (1 month ago)
Its out of my reach as im in Morocco and my wish was too work in America but i can't go there ☺
English with Max (1 month ago)
What happened? :)
Gricel mendoza (1 month ago)
Hello how are you doing ,I am from Mexico and I speak almost 5 languages they are Spanish English , Portuguese Italian and I am learning French you accents in Spanish and Italian along with French are very good ,but I love your English Australian accent , yeah if you already know Spanish Portuguese would be a piece of cake . Ok have a good night.
English with Max (1 month ago)
That's great! All the best with learning French! :)
deeyandra x (1 month ago)
That was so interesting and impressive! You've travelled and lived in several places which also inspires me!
English with Max (1 month ago)
Thank you very much for your kind words! If it inspires just one person to learn languages, that's great. :)
anoos 07 (1 month ago)
Amazing 👑
omis077 (1 month ago)
Ciao Max.. Comunque l italiano non lo parli affatto male, anche se dici che non sempre lo studi, dai)). Ti seguo su Instagram, hai un bel modo di insegnare l inglese. Saluti
English with Max (1 month ago)
Grazie mille :). And thank you for following!
Anshar 250 (1 month ago)
Bueno, teniendo el Español como base, el Portugués te será muy fácil, ya que son idiomas muy parecidos entre sí, más que cualquier otra lengua romance, así que animate.
English with Max (1 month ago)
Tienes razón! De hecho, he empezado este año con el Portugués. :)
Rico Hofmann (1 month ago)
Wow dein Deutsch ist echt fantastisch. Okay ein bisschen vermisse ich zwar den süßen englischen Akzent gerade in den " Umlauten , aber ansonsten sehr gut um ehrlich zu sein könnte man denken du wärst aus Deutschland.
English with Max (1 month ago)
Vielen Dank für deine freundlichen Worte. :)
Frédéric (1 month ago)
Elle parle super bien français ! Impressionnant :)
English with Max (1 month ago)
Merci :)
Ali Weka (1 month ago)
Hi everyone I'm Ali from Egypt I'm native Arabic, good in English and beginner in Spanish So we can exchange languages and practice together.
Ali Weka (1 month ago)
+English with Max thanks 😊 I'm gonna check it out
English with Max (1 month ago)
I just posted something on Instagram and Facebook to help people find speaking partners :). It might be easier to find someone there ;).
S Bateman (2 months ago)
Wow this is amazing
Sinem Pacaci (2 months ago)
This was so entertaining and motivational. My favourite flavour to the world is culture, language, and food.
English with Max (2 months ago)
Thanks very much! We'd probably get along :).
Joleen Josephs (2 months ago)
Wow hablas muy bien el español. 👌🏼
Rick Jones (2 months ago)
Dear Max, I very much appreciated your presentation. The only language that you and I have in common besides English is Spanish. I was very impressed with your Spanish. Your grammar in general was good as well as your pronunciation. It was very clear and understandable which is a lot more than I can say for a lot of native speakers of Spanish. LOL ! I have studied French, German and Italian previously but not at a very high level. Your French seems impeccable and your accent was suburb. I was quite impressed with your grasp of Indonesian. I was hoping that you would tell us something about the challenge. I have been told that the grammar is simple but the vocabulary is quite foreign. I speak Russian and Czech and understand Slovak and Polish. I would highly recommend to you a Slavic language. It is a challenge to an English speaker person like yourself. The grammar has a case system like Latin but no articles like German. Hooray ! The lexicon is a challenge for the beginner as well as pronunciation. But it is quite worthwhile. Hopefully, in future videos you can share your language learning strategies. I am quite sure that you have a lot to teach us.
English with Max (2 months ago)
Hi Rick, Thank you very much for your lovely comment! Yes, you're right. Indonesian grammar is relatively simple (although it gets more complicated in formal language), but the vocabulary is quite different compared to the other languages I've learnt. I would love to study a Slavic language at some stage... The only difficulty is finding the time! In my playlist "English Tips" I share a few strategies for language learning. I hope to add to it in the future!
Marguerite de Pompadour (2 months ago)
Dein Deutsch ist richtig gut, du hast kaum einen Akzent :)
Julian Calderon (2 months ago)
I've been learning English for a year and I understand a lot in this language. I speak Spanish because is my native tongue and I try to teach to others who wants to do it. And actually I'm learning Italian too, it's a nice language, and I think it's easy for me 'cause is so close to Spanish. I hope learn German too.
English with Max (2 months ago)
Wow, your English looks very good considering you've only been learning it for a year! All the best with your studies!
Ewelina Czapiewska (2 months ago)
How old are you? :)
Ewelina Czapiewska (2 months ago)
Oww so young and beautiful and you can speak so many languages 😍 You are my goals! ❤️
English with Max (2 months ago)
I'm now 32 :).
Edwin Fernando Martinez (2 months ago)
Buen español
Sussi Åström (2 months ago)
Learning Brazilian Portuguese! Speak English, Finnish & Swedish. Understand some German & can speak some basic phrases in Arabic & Hebrew. Any suggestions for material for Portuguese?
English with Max (2 months ago)
That's awesome! I sometimes watch these YouTube channels: - Portugueasy - Falando Nisso - Hello Rusty - Speaking Brazilian Language School I also find the website Lingq.com very useful. There's a lot of free content on it (audio files with transcripts). All the best!
Thales Fuji (2 months ago)
Hello guys, I'm here to invite you to my polyglots's WhatsApp group, let's share or knowledge and have fun 😁 https://chat.whatsapp.com/D0aJQXFRDWEJXFVlWWZwDN
Thiago Magnini (2 months ago)
"No tengo hepatitis" 😂😂😂
Claire Gittens (2 months ago)
Nossa, nossa! Hahaha.Our stories are quite similar. Because I loved languages, I was aiming at interpreting for a while. Then I realized that headache interpretin causes. I don’t function in two languages. One or the other. My languages are French and Spanish (schooled), Italian, Japanese, 2 ounces of Brazilian pre-Olympics, but mostly spoke Spanugese and a sprinkle of Korean.
English with Max (2 months ago)
Claire Gittens Haha, so we both became ESL teachers! 😀 I wish you all the best with it!
Claire Gittens (2 months ago)
Thank you! I’d totally forgotten the pressure to know a little bit of everything. And yes, I did find something, ESL in Japan. Hopefully my own company some day.
English with Max (2 months ago)
Claire Gittens Wow, that's awesome! The worst thing for me was the stress when you weren't actually interpreting ;). I.e. This pressure to be constantly working on your languages and keeping abreast of current events. I hope you found your calling in something else! 😀
iggie gangster (2 months ago)
Hey fellow australian . I can speak Nigerian street slang kinda Chinese manderin Japanese Korean north Russian English Hindu and turkish
Eric Wong (2 months ago)
If you live in Singapore or Malaysia, for Asians, it's easy to learn Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, English, Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia at the same time. Majority people especially children fluent in 4 out of 6 of those at the age of 7.
Ilys Lem (3 months ago)
how long did it take to learn german? anyone please answer
English with Max (2 months ago)
That's great! Yes, make the most of that! All the best :).
Ilys Lem (2 months ago)
English with Max thank you i will continue to study hard and i will be able to practice since my mom is German and can help me out!
English with Max (3 months ago)
It depends on how intensely you study and what level you're aiming for. If you study consistently and are able to practise your speaking on a regular basis, I'd say you could get quite fluent in 3 years or so. But like I said, it depends on various factors.
&Not2Yield (3 months ago)
My girlfriend says I speak rubbish fluently.
English with Max (3 months ago)
Hector Lalalala (3 months ago)
I only speak English. How can you learn so many languages? I guess im too stupid
English with Max (3 months ago)
It's not about being smart or stupid ;). I just really like languages.
henhaooahneh (3 months ago)
Bla, bla, bla. Tu español es muy bueno y lo de "me pones" :)
I speak English and understand Japanese I'm studying Korean
English with Max (3 months ago)
That's great! All the best with your studies!
awi mahmud (3 months ago)
Bahasa indonesia kamu sudah cukup baik
Dario Briñez (3 months ago)
WOW! thats all.
leah yeahnah (3 months ago)
Dein Deutsch ist fast akzentfrei :o
Enji Legawa (3 months ago)
Jika kamu orang australia, tidak heran kamu bisa bahasa Indonesia🇮🇩 👍 menakjubkan
Giovanny Ü Solis (3 months ago)
i only speak spanish and i'm doing well.. but i'm also trying to learn italian..any advices?
English with Max (3 months ago)
You might find my playlist 'English tips" helpful. Some of the videos apply specifically to English, but several are about language learning in general. All the best! :)
recordedwithapotato * (3 months ago)
No tengo hepatitis jajaja
Abdul-Fattah Baker (3 months ago)
You're really professional person my native language is Arabic and I face many difficulties in learning english despite of im engineer and I'm French educated 😭😭😭
Abdul-Fattah Baker (3 months ago)
Thanks a lot gorgeous 😙 I'll watch all ur videos
English with Max (3 months ago)
Don't worry, just keep working on it! Learning a language takes lots of time and energy. ;)
Languagesenrose (3 months ago)
Lovely video! How inspirational♥
English with Max (3 months ago)
Thank you so much! :)
mychkine plot (3 months ago)
Hola ! Ton français est super impressionnant ! Me gusteria hablar un idioma estranjero tan bien como hablas el francés. Ma il mi livello non é tanto buono... neanche in spagnolo che é la lingua straniera più facile da parlare per me. (until now... or maybe is it English ?... what's sure is that I still have a lot to learn in all those languages...) Und meine nächste Zeil ist deutsch zu lernen ! Jetzt kann ich einzigen Worter sagen aber es ist schwierig für mich wenn ich kein Zeit zu denken habe : bref j'ai pas encore assez de vocabulaire ni assez de connaissances pour pouvoir parler allemand... Ton accent français - encore une fois - m'a époustouflée ! For Italian you probably know Sgrammaticando. I personally listen to "breaking Italy" : the language level is quite high and I think I improved my Italian with this channel. Do you know any YouTube channel in German that could be useful to me ?
English with Max (3 months ago)
Merci beaucoup ! :) Yes, I know Sgrammaticando, but not Breaking Italy. And since filming this video I've discovered Fun and Easy Italian :). For German you could try the channel Get Germanized. Some of his videos are in English, but a lot are in German, and I don't think he speaks too fast. All the best with it!
Sabrina Ballah (3 months ago)
I feel somehow connected to you in a way. Its only because I am learning a language at th age of 13, close to when you started learning your second language. Your journey is really inspiring.
Sabrina Ballah (3 months ago)
+English with Max I hope to have funny experiences like you😊
Sabrina Ballah (3 months ago)
+English with Max Mandarin Chinese❤
English with Max (3 months ago)
It's great that you're starting to learn another language! What language is it?
A.F. T.C. (4 months ago)
Very nice dear Max. If you have learnt español, I think you can learn portuguese also.
English with Max (4 months ago)
Thank you! I've recently started learning some Portuguese, but I haven't been very consistent...
Alul I. Ramadhan (4 months ago)
Your Bahasa (Indonesian) is impressive! You can perfectly pronounce it even when you forgot it 👍🏻😃
Jassy Jass (4 months ago)
Dein Deutsch ist wirklich sehr sehr gut.... Daumen nach oben, wow. Du hast fast keinen Akzent, obwohl deine Muttersprache Englisch ist, hört man davon fast nichts. Und du sprichst die anderen Sprachen auch toll, ich spreche auch Englisch, relativ gut Französisch und ein bisschen Spanisch.... Weiter so 👍🏻
English with Max (4 months ago)
Vielen Dank!
Daniele Daniele (4 months ago)
Your Italian is good! If I heard you but didn't know you I'd say that you're Spanish or Portuguese and that's good because a Latin accent is better than a Germanic one if you're speaking Italian. Keep it up! Thank you so much for making this video. I'm trying to learn Russian while improving my English. :-)
English with Max (4 months ago)
Thanks very much! I've heard Russian is hard to learn, so well done and good luck with your language learning!
Reloaded Past (4 months ago)
This was really cool. I envy you! Working with learning deutsch at the moment and it is quite easy as i already am fluent in norwegian and english which are both germanic languages. The grammer is killing me though, irregular and regular verbs along with how every word has an article that changes and how the verb comes at the end. My father is lebanese so i already speak arabic, can't wait to finish german so i can move onto spanish and japanese!
Reloaded Past (4 months ago)
Danke schön !
English with Max (4 months ago)
Yes, German grammar can be tough :). All the best with your language learning!
Achraf Fa (4 months ago)
Aww you're so good, please give some advices to study more than one language the same as you are. I'll be so thankful to you! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
English with Max (4 months ago)
Thank you for your comment! I can't think of any specific advice for that. Perhaps you need to decide which language(s) is/are more important and focus more on that/those. Otherwise just make sure that you dedicate some time to each language, and that you use separate notebooks for each language. Good luck!
Victoria Quynh (4 months ago)
Omg your german is amazing! Accent free
Josh (4 months ago)
Ich finds voll cool dass du “Australi” statt “Australia” sagst wenn du Indonesisch redest. So merkt man dass du wirklich in Jakarta aufgewachsen bist!! Und dein Indonesisch ist (fast) akzentfrei!! x
Mc Hobbit (4 months ago)
Her French and German accents!!! Woah! (Can't judge the others. But those are SO good).
Aa GS (4 months ago)
Wow bahasa Indonesiamu bagus. I Love it.
Clayton Orlando (4 months ago)
Would you say its okay to learn a language that doesnt have a lot of speakers gloablly and most people of the country speak English? I really enjoy learning Swedish. Its just such a beautiful language. The music is really good, the pitch accent is so lovely and best of all its a lot like English. But so many swedes speak English really well already? Is it worth it to continue studying it? Or should I put my time into other languages. Also I just really love your fluency with each language. It inspires me to become a polyglot one day. Its nice to see you do what you love and share with us on youtube. 💕
English with Max (4 months ago)
Thank you very much :). I'm afraid there's no right or wrong answer to your question. People learn languages for a myriad of reasons. IMO, yes, Swedish probably isn't the most useful language to learn in the world (unless you plan on living in Sweden for an extended period of time), but if you enjoy it, then why stop? The only time I might suggest that someone stop learning a language or put it on pause would be if they really needed to learn a different language (for work, study, migration, etc.). In that case, the language that you're learning "just for fun" might interfere with the language that's more vital, or at least, use up time that might be "better" spent. But if you don't need to learn any other language, then go for it!
Becky Yan (4 months ago)
Hi Max, I speak Chinese as a native speaker, and learnt English and Japanese. I also want to be a conference interpreter hahah. I admire multi-languages speakers, but could you tell me how you managed to maintain these language levels if you’re not exposed in such language environments?
English with Max (4 months ago)
Hi Becky, thanks for your comment! It's cool that you want to be a conference interpreter :D. To be honest, all my languages have suffered since I've been back in Australia. And when I was in France, my German suffered (at least my spoken German), and my French suffered when I went to Spain, etc. It's nearly impossible to keep them all at the same level all of the time! However, I still sometimes read, watch or listen to things in my various languages, and I think by doing that (even if it's not every day or even every week, and it's sometimes only small amounts), I'm able to not forget them entirely. I hope that helps!
Nadiya Eli Capaldi (4 months ago)
okay I always thought I was bad at German but when you spoke German I was able to understand almost everything you said without having the subtitles on haha
English with Max (4 months ago)
Zayn (4 months ago)
Hello Can you give me some tips or tools to learn German faster and be fluent
English with Max (4 months ago)
I think mastering German grammar is important. And not just learning the rules, but doing drills until they really stick and become automatic. I know some people nowadays think that's old-fashioned and inefficient, but it worked for me. It would also be a good idea to get a speaking partner - they're quite easy to find online these days, particularly if you're a native English speaker! Good luck!
Gloria Diaz (4 months ago)
Muchas felicidades! Como le haces cuando hablas un idioma y no se te venga a la mente el otro, quiero decir para que no se te confundan o mezcle un idioma con el otro, gracias 😊
English with Max (4 months ago)
Gracias! I mix them up sometimes ;). Particularly when the languages sound similar (like Spanish and Italian). I don't think there's a special method for not mixing them up. I think you just need to concentrate when you speak :D.
Anirban Saha (4 months ago)
Vanessa L (4 months ago)
L'autre chien ptdrrr
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
Portuguese is a beautiful language but challenging. I am learning it and I am enjoying the process. I hope, one day, you will decide to learn Portuguese.
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
Portuguese is a beautiful language but challenging. I am learning it and I am enjoying the process. I hope, one day, you will decide to learn Portuguese.
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
Portuguese is a beautiful language but challenging. I am learning it and I am enjoying the process. I hope, one day, you will decide to learn Portuguese.
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
Portuguese is a beautiful language but challenging. I am learning it and I am enjoying the process. I hope, one day, you will decide to learn Portuguese.
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
+A a I am from Jamaica
A a (4 months ago)
+Selvyn Gilbert oh cool, where are you from? Saudações do Brasil.
Selvyn Gilbert (4 months ago)
+A a Brazilian Portuguese
A a (4 months ago)
Are u learning European Portuguese or Brazilian Portuguese?
mirjalol mirzaarabov (4 months ago)
Can you speak Uzbek language?
English with Max (4 months ago)
No, I can't.
driftaway. (4 months ago)
I speak English, can understand a lot of Spanish (but haven’t studied it in a while), and want to speak Italian.
dessin par abee (5 months ago)
bahasa indonya baguss
English with Max (4 months ago)
Terima kasih!
Bang Bootz (5 months ago)
hahaha lachflash xD
chenelle hancock (5 months ago)
Hello Max, My name is Chenelle, I’m visually impaired, 41 years old and I speak English, Spanish, Russian, French, basic Dutch and basic Italian. I want to learn Egyptian Arabic, Polish, Swedish Japanese and Chinese. I really enjoyed your video it was terrific. I could understand your Italian, Spanish, French and German very well. I too am a teacher of English as a foreign language for young learners and business people.
English with Max (5 months ago)
It's nice to meet a fellow teacher here! Wow, that's impressive. All the best with your language learning! :)
Shanghainese Australia (5 months ago)
Are there supposed to be many polyglots in Australia as there are people from over 100 countries?
English with Max (5 months ago)
There are quite a few people who speak English and another language because their parents or grandparents were born in another country. :)
Isma'el Hamdani (5 months ago)
Hi , I am 48 yrs old man from Iraq, I am native Arabic speaker , I think that I can teach Arabic very well and I need to practice English , I am learning Russian, Spanish, German as well. if anyone has interest in learning Arabic please let me know.
English with Max (5 months ago)
Wow, it's amazing that you're learning all of those languages at the same time! All the best!
That's fantastic! How did you manage to get French, German and Spanish pronunciation like native speaker?
English with Max (5 months ago)
Thank you for the compliment, but I don't sound exactly like a native speaker in any of the languages ;). However, I'm a perfectionist, so when I learn a new word, I normally say it out loud several times, often imitating the audio on something like Google Translate or a dictionary like this: https://www.dict.cc/ For English, this is a good one: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/ I also try to pay attention to the rhythm of a language. I hope that helps!
akkster90 (5 months ago)
I speak basic Spanish but would love to get to a high level or speak fluent in Spanish Italian Portuguese.. French and German I find slightly harder to learn? Did you find German and French harder to learn.? Also how long did it take for you to be able to speak fluently in each language e.g Spanish French and German. ?
akkster90 (5 months ago)
+English with Max thank you
English with Max (5 months ago)
Yes, I think French and German are harder than Spanish and Italian for native English speakers, but they were the first languages I formally learnt, so I didn't really think about it at the time :D. As for how long... it's very hard to say, because I had periods when I was learning quite intensively, and periods when I was hardly doing anything with a particular language. E.g. I started learning German after French, but I got fluent in it faster because I lived in Germany before I lived in France. And now my French is better because I lived in France for longer. In any case, in general it takes people a few years to get fluent. No one goes from zero to fluent in six months unless they're studying incredibly intensively or they're a savant. ;)
Florian H. Wave (5 months ago)
You sound more British than Australian
MarijuanaFireFighter (5 months ago)
you're super cute
Shella vie (5 months ago)
Heyy:) saya Orang Indonesia , and the way you speak bahasa and other languages is great ♥ , Sangat bagus sekali 💕saya suka. :)
English with Max (5 months ago)
Terima kasih banyak!
mohamed samir (5 months ago)
you are awesome I have been learning English and Spanish and my native languagage is arabic
English with Max (5 months ago)
Oh, thanks :). All the best with your language learning!
Prod. Hxrford (5 months ago)
Your Australian accent is very weird
With a bit of British idk
This is the Australian accent
Arthur Shelby (2 months ago)
Yeah like she mentioned in the video at the start her English has been altered due to learning so many languages and it’s not just the accent the English language she speaks now sounds a slight bit off, I noticed.
Roberto Soto (5 months ago)
Dear max out of the six languages that you speak i speak 4 of them on a different level except for german & indonesian my mither tongue is spanish,then english is my second language i learned when i was a teenager, italian was my third language inmediately alog with english, my fourth was portuguese &my last was french im still learning building vocabulary on both french &portuguese i want to congratulate you in your accent in spanish, french, italian you sound so native &even though i only know very basic german your german ist sehr gut!!!keep up the great work & eu acho que voce pode falar portugues muito bom!!! What i meant in portuguese is that i think that you can can speak portugues very well,your ability to sound native like luca lampariello is amazing keep up the 👍 work!!!
English with Max (5 months ago)
Thank you for your comment! I'm very flattered to be compared to Luca Lampariello! There are some people on YouTube who call themselves "polyglots", but don't actually speak their languages very well. Luca, however, is very good! All the best with your language learning!

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