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Les Dieux [Jan. 16th, 2007|11:18 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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New goal: learn French by watching French-subtitled Battlestar Gallatica episodes from usenet.
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[User Picture]From: avva
2007-01-17 08:09 am (UTC)
Do you mean you get them with French subtitles on purpose for that, or you didn't find any others? The BSG episodes from usenet I have are French-free :)
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-17 08:11 am (UTC)
I accidentally got a few with French subtitles. But then it turned out to be so fun, I think I'll search for them in the future!
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From: j4k0b
2007-01-17 09:05 am (UTC)
When I was taking french in high school I had my iPod's language in French. Haha.
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[User Picture]From: nemo
2007-01-17 04:33 pm (UTC)
When I was in high school iPods didn't exist. Haha.
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From: j4k0b
2007-01-17 07:05 pm (UTC)
Heh. I was totally the first one in school with one. But yeah, I only graduated in 2005.
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[User Picture]From: jope
2007-01-17 09:48 am (UTC)
Everything you need to know about French can be learned by reading ah_putain.
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From: legolas
2007-01-17 10:17 pm (UTC)
With a community name like that, I wonder about the 'Everything you need to know' bit ;-)
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[User Picture]From: sweetjannette
2007-01-17 01:10 pm (UTC)
Great idea!! I've used such a technique during my cources in Russian.
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From: funzoneq
2007-01-17 06:11 pm (UTC)
It's always useful to know how you should say that you're going to attack someone in a galactic way, but then in French ;)
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[User Picture]From: algeh
2007-01-17 07:44 pm (UTC)
I do this with my Babylon 5 DVDs, but in Spanish. If I ever need to accuse a Spanish-speaking ambassador of something particularly ridiculous, I am ready!
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-17 07:50 pm (UTC)
heh
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[User Picture]From: torgo_x
2007-01-17 08:08 pm (UTC)

footoo

I once learned the syntactic complexities of swearing in Spanish by watching Swingers with the English audio but Spanish subtitles. Anything is possible!
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-17 09:23 pm (UTC)

Re: footoo

I have that DVD, it's been awhile since I saw it, I like Spanish, I like swearing... I think you just gave me an evening activity!
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