Wanderlust support group 5

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Re: Wanderlust support group 5

Postby Luís » 2020-08-15, 19:04

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Postby aaakknu » 2020-08-15, 20:54

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Re: Wanderlust support group 5

Postby linguoboy » 2020-09-08, 16:43

Duolingo has been good for my wanderlust. As I got near the end of the Finnish tree, I decided to try Scottish Gaelic and then Latin. Both were relatively short and fun. Yesterday I decided to see what their Arabic course was like. They spend a lot of time on the script, but those lessons tend to go relatively quickly. I may have found a Syrian speaker in Qatar to practice with, so that should be interesting.
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Re: Wanderlust support group 5

Postby OldBoring » 2020-09-09, 8:05

Why not a Qatari speaker in Syria?

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Re: Wanderlust support group 5

Postby vijayjohn » 2020-09-12, 4:22

Arabs are a minority in Qatar itself (and indeed in most Middle Eastern countries, but Qatar strikes me as an especially extreme case) due to large-scale immigration into Qatar especially from India (60% of the population of Qatar was South Asian as of 2017. My best guess regarding the proportion of the entire country's population that is specifically Malayalee is approximately 16% :P). It's hard enough to find someone who speaks Gulf Arabic in the Persian Gulf, let alone outside of it.


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