... yet still can't chat up local girls as well as I with my ten-word vocabulary. What gives?
Let's see, I speak and read English perfectly fluently, I speak Mandarin Chinese fluently, I can read at a grade 4 level. I speak the specific regional Chinese Dialect flunelty. I am learning and can read and speak french at the grade 4 level(American French 4 Honors class). I guess I'm doing ok.
Not really. Speaking more than one language makes you lose your American status, I've heard.
To everyone: Sorry for the chit-chat. Anaxilus has received his review package (before I started this thread, actually), while the other is on its way to tomscy2000, so yes, the tour has begun.