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#11 khunsanuk

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 00:04

Hi,

"But Afrikaans? I've never even heard of Dutch being taught here."

Afrikaans is not Dutch. While Afrikaans started out as Dutch, it is now a separate language. I will be able to understand a lot / most, but I certainly can't speak it.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 01:15

View Postkhunsanuk, on 13 June 2018 - 00:04, said:

Hi,

"But Afrikaans? I've never even heard of Dutch being taught here."

Afrikaans is not Dutch. While Afrikaans started out as Dutch, it is now a separate language. I will be able to understand a lot / most, but I certainly can't speak it.

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#13 My Penis is hungry

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 04:42

I know a number of South Africans living in Thailand,

Back when True Visions was UBC it was 1/3 owned by a South African company, a decent number worked here then.
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#14 Mekong

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 04:54

View PostMy Penis is hungry, on 13 June 2018 - 04:42, said:

I know a number of South Africans living in Thailand,


But not all South Africans speak Afrikaans is is less than 14%
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 14:40

All the ones I know speak Afrikaans. Mostly engineering and accounts.

I suspect most of the other 86% may not look Afrikaans.
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#16 Flashermac

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 11:48

Years ago I had Dutch neighbours, who bought some canned goods that turned out to be from South Africa. The labels were in Afrikaans, and I remember how they were fascinated with some of the words, since they seemed so archaic and odd.  :)

The neighbour worked at the UN, and one day he told me he'd been greeted at the UN by an older Asian man in fluent Dutch. The man was Indonesian, and he explained that when he was a boy before independence the schools were taught in Dutch.
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