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I love short distance track and marathons ( I am from home of champions)

Football. - Been a fan since i was 9 years

Hockey- I played Hockey since high school all the way to University :) 



Which of the following games is so much fun to watch even if you don't know the rules of the game.


Football

Swimming

Basketball

Hockey

Marathons / Short distance track

Gymnastics

Rugby

Surfing



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English - Clock

Italy - Orologio

Spain - Reloj

France - L'horloge

Germany - Uhr



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I have this list of things i would love to know and do


1) Horse riding. I am an outdoor person and i think i would do well living upcountry and in a ranch. Horse riding is one of them

2) Surfing - Well it looks easy but i needs alot of teaching

3) Coding - Very complex for me.



What are some of the things you would love to know how to do them in your life?

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The Greek language has 4 words for love;


Agape: Charitable love

Eros: Sexual love

Philia: Love between Friends

Storge: Family Love


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Germany - Ich Fuhle mich gut (missing .. on top of U)

France - je me sens bien

Japan - Yoi kanji

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How bird sounds in different languages;


British - Tweet Tweet

Spanish - Pio pio

Italian- Cip Cip

French- cui ciu

Swedish - pip pip



:)

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I am overwhelmed by all your responses. It is interesting how you get to see each in a different perspective. I am learning and encouraged at the same time.


:)



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Have you ever talked a language like English or any foreign language and feel like you are treated unfairly because of your accent, size of vocabulary ?


someone would say ''can you have someone else who speaks proper English call me'' mind you my English is perfect just not with the accent. 


What are some of your Experiences?



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What do you all call laptop in your languages?


Laptop -Kipakalishi

Photocopier - Kinukuzi


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English - Happy Sunday Everyone!

Swahili - Jumapili Njema kwenu nyote

German - Ein glücklicher Sonntag für alle

Tugen - Betut Nemye akwek tugul!


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What do you call this ATM , Simcard and Scratchcard in your language?

ATM -Kiotomotela

Simcard - Kadiwa/Mkamimo

Scratchcard / Airtime scratch card - Kadi hela



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Good morning- Habari ya Asubuhi

Thank you - Asante

Goodbye - Kwaheri 

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Here you can learn a few


1) Charger - Kimemeshi

2) Fridge - Jokofu

3) Remote - Kitenzambali

4) Keyboard - Kicharazio

5) Scanner - Mdaki

6) Computer Virus - Mtaliga

7) Mouse ( for computer) - Kiteuzi

8) Flash disk - Diski mweko

9) Scanner - Mdaki

10) Floppy disk - Diski Tepevu


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which holiday destination is much affordable and has no very strict Visa regulations that you can recommend?

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Nikiwa shule ya upili tulitarajiwa tusome vitabu kadhaa vya Kiswahili. Vitabu hivi vilikuwa na funzo sana. Nipenda;


Kifo Kisimani

Mwendawazimu na hadithi nyingine

Siku Njema


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How many languages are there in the world?


Perhaps start with how many languages are spoken in your country. In Kenya we have 68 languages derived from different communities/tribes.




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Going for hikes, nature walks, game drives, swimming and going for road trips.

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Jade.Xuereb wrote:
Ooh also I don't have to put on a customer service smile working from home


lol!

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I have been thinking to possibly move to a different country for a few years and settle there.


What are some of the challenging things you encounter when you relocating to a different country?

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1) prison Break

2) Shooter

3) Suits

4) Billionaire

5) Musical

6) Titanic

7) Dynasty

8) Pretty little liars

9) Boss

10) Reign


I have so many more but i can re-watch the above time and time again :)

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Ari wrote:
I like online shopping for toys, specially for the holidays to avoid lines. I agree I prefer to shop for clothes and shoes in person to make sure I like them and that they fit right.


Following suit. It is more convenient for things like toys

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edz.conde wrote:
So far, I haven't had a very bad experience in my online shopping except for my latest order which arrived late than I expected. I also don't order clothes online because I want to fit them first before buying. I only ordered fish eye cctv, sofa cover, and some household things online.


I learnt the hard way. Lucky you !!

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maebrizuela wrote:
I have a lot! Guess I never Learned :sweat_smile:
I bought this laptop table which looks very sturdy and boasted it can carry up to 25kg but when I finally got it and put my laptop on it, its legs became woobly lol.
And also the nice dresses worn by korean models. I bought one and it's obviously different from the one on the picture. It's kind of the same, like they copied the color and the style but it's really not exactly the same. I think they made the dress themselves and got the inspiration from those pictures they get from the internet lol.


sorry for your experience. Hard lessons , don't trust online shopping. 

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Phillip.Laplana wrote:
I once bought a Lenovo phone online from a reputable website. The seller neglected to mention that the unit was manufactured in China for the Chinese market. So when I got my Lenovo everything was in Chinese, so I had to go to YouTube to change the system language to English. Then the YouTube app would not work. Google Play would not work right. It was pre-loaded with unwanted, un-removable apps like the Baidu search engine and other things that took up precious space. It was the least pleasant unboxing experience I've had so far. *sigh* Still, I really liked that phone. Even if the audio output through the headphones sucked, the phone was reasonably good to me, and it was a nice android after all.
A year later I got a Zenfone 2 and suddenly life was all rainbows and unicorns. ^__^


So sorry this must have been so disappointing. 

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What has been your worst online shopping experience.


I bought this amazing dress i intended to wear on Christmas eve but on arrival it was horrible. 

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I have been to Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Uganda and Namibia.


Hoping to travel more to Europe, Thailand and Dubai next year.

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Jess.PWinkler wrote:
ikaymoreno wrote:
I had more time with my kids. :) When I had a "normal" job, we definitely had more money but I barely knew what they're doing and what they like. These days, I even know what time they got o the bathroom. :)

It's the opposite for me! I earn a lot more working as a freelancer than working as an architect here in my country! (Can you believe that?) and I love that I can hug my pets whenever I can!



I earn likely four times than my peers working 9-5 jobs.


Freelancing i earn more though unpredictable a times. Some months are really good others a bit low but if you get long term jobs then you are set1 

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Frederick.Dizon wrote:
I don't need to face the heavy traffic everyday andI can work while wearing my PJs. :grin:


This is me everyday :)


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ikaymoreno wrote:
I had more time with my kids. :) When I had a "normal" job, we definitely had more money but I barely knew what they're doing and what they like. These days, I even know what time they got o the bathroom. :)


I am so lucky i got to see my daughter grow since. working from home is good for the kid as well

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The best decision to date in my life is working from home. I have had the fun of travelling, planning my schedule and deciding how many hours of work i can take.


In so many areas, things have changed for the better. Work anywhere as long as you have internet and laptop. The freedom that comes with it is beyond me.. 


How has it changed your life?

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Looks like most of us had problem Maths except Leo. lol!

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What was your best or worst subject in high school?

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I find that learning can be easy and challenging a times especially if you have no native speaker of the language you are trying to learn to interact with. However, watching, listening, reading and writing in your chosen language can make is much easier.


Watch shows or movies in that language, get a new paper online and read, download podcasts or something to listen to and try to write as often as you can.


Happy learning.

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We all want to make sure we balance our work-life schedule. We have those who are employed working 9 am -5 pm or self-employed, entrepreneurs 


How many productive hours a week would add up to a perfect balance?

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Phillip.Laplana wrote:
I've driven stick for most of my life but after learning to drive auto I must say that it's much easier on the feet and legs on long drives. A trip out of the city could take anywhere from two to seven hours, and that's not something you want to do with manual transmission.
Unless you're a real man. Hahaha. Oh well, I much prefer to use manual transmission. I like being in control of how the engine power is used.


There is good control with manual transmission.

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Alex.M wrote:
Automatic is better for daily traffic commute. But for that speed i prefer manual


True. Manual if not well balanced on traffic, you will keep restarting the engine.

It has happened to me before.

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Jess.PWinkler wrote:
Manual! I don't like automatic vehicles.
Phillip.Laplana wrote:
I like being in control of how the engine power is used.

YES!


Makes alot of sense. Control is power

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Ari wrote:
I learned with manual transition, but for me I would never buy a car with this kind of transmission. Yeah they got more power and stuff but man there are too many other things I have to pay attention while driving that I do not want to add more things to worry like shifting gears, while having to press the clutch and accelerator at the right times.:yum:


Your explanation is reasonable. I laughed reading through it :)

Enjoy your weekend!


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What are your plans for the weekend.


I woke up today and felt like doing nothing at all. I have been between my room and the kitchen. chilling out and Netflix :)

My body is thanking me today :) I would have been hiking.


How do you plan to spend your weekend?



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leosmith wrote:
Jackiya01 wrote:
i went on a hiking and mountain climbing the second largest mountain in Africa, Mt.Kenya.

I looked down on Mt Kenya from the top if Kilimanjaro:

Awesome :)


Hopefully my next would be Mt climbing in Kilimanjaro.










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Aileen.Cortes wrote:


This is me and my daughter when we climb Tarak Ridge here in the Philippines on her birthday. It took us 11 hours, it hurts so good the next morning. :joy:

Awwww so lovely that you take care with you on adventures like this.

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Which transmission would you prefer?


I like manual transmission :)

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Jade.Xuereb wrote:
Amazing x I am not fit enough for this we walk a lit we are about 850 up and the range we are on nearby is only around 14/15000


For mountain climbing is more of mental and physical preparation. But you can do it :)

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Frederick.Dizon wrote:
Nice. I like to experience doing this but I am afraid I wont make it to the top. :grin::grin::grinning:


Summiting is the most challenging i must say. That is like on the forth day and you are tired and the altitude is getting and higher. Once you are on top, it is worth it :)


You have to be mentally prepared

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I love being out door most of my weekends as much as i can. A few months ago, i went on a hiking and mountain climbing the second largest mountain in Africa, Mt.Kenya. The experience was thrilling, great, tiresome and even life threatening. Covered 82 kms and went from 1700 altitude to 4950 altitude high in 5 days. Temperatures ranging from -2 degrees - 5 degrees. sometime a bit sunny for a few hours


High altitude sickness almost cost me, lack of oxygen is real and the experience is one of a life time. Mt Kenya area is covered forest, bare land , large rocks and home to Elephants, Buffaloes, antelopes and many more animals.


I would stay in a cabin in a middle of a forest anytime :)  



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Emotional Intelligence is the key success. You may ask why?

Self awareness, control and motivation. If you have this qualities, you have a direction in every aspect of your life. You will know how to deal with Work, business, relationship and other people. If you can balance this, then you can handle anything. Be smart and learn how to control your emotions. Make you life decisions based on facts and not emotions.



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Kiswahili kama lugha zingine inaenziwa sana katika Africa mashariki. Inaunganisha wananchi wa mataifa tano ya eneo hili. Ingawa mataifa haya wanazungumza hii lugha, wanatanzania wanazungumza Kiswahili mufti sana kuliko wenzao wa mataifa mengine.

Kiswahili inafunzwa katika mashule na pia ni lugha rasmi ya kitaifa Kenya na Tanzania. Tuenzi lugha zetu tunazoelewa, tuungane and tuendeleza kwa vizazi vyote. 


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I couldn't agree more :)


It is fun when people talk another languages and you understand as well. You don't feel out of place.

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Ever since i was young i was brought up in a very diverse community. We have over 42 tribes in Kenya each with a different language, culture, norms and traditions. This in one way has made me understand why people live and behave the way they are. In a way i think language impacts on someone behavior and also it makes you appreciate each others cultures.


I have in the time tried to learn other languages from our Kenyan tribe though not as fluent as they are. I admire how they teach young people, their food, songs, dress code and traditions. When i joined campus back in 2009 i joined German class. I was inspired to join this class because i had a cousin who studied in German and she would come with her friends from German home. Some of the words to me sounded like broken English lol!! I love how dutch people speak and interact and it made more want to learn more.


What motivates you to learn another language besides yours?

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Asante sana :)


Nawatakia nyote wiki njema!

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Thank you, Michelle :)

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Hey Michelle, nice to meet you. I am from Nairobi, Kenya!

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Greetings for Sunny Nairobi, Kenya!


I am excited to learn a new language and engage with everyone. I learnt Dutch in campus over 5 years ago. Been a bit rusty and ready to get it going and learn Spanish and French. 


Lets get learning :)

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