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pronax | 
Hungary Gombi_ 
Why can't you speak English? A lot of french players know 0 English. How is that possible? Don't you learn language in school? Or just for your own good to watch videos, shows in English.
2020-02-27 11:56
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#1
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France Asviix 
We do learn English but people just don't care and don't realize how important english is
2020-02-27 11:57
#103
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France EkyZ 
hip hip hip ? hourra !
2020-02-27 19:37
Name one player unable to speak english
2020-02-27 11:59
#5
pronax | 
Hungary Gombi_ 
Zywoo and jackz had problems going international as well. Probably more but zywoo is the most important because he can't go international without good English.
2020-02-27 12:01
he speaks english in fpl
2020-02-27 13:34
#33
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France OtelloO 
Zywoo already did a nice interview in English. Jackz learned English (recently I agree) and is now fully able to communicate in English.
2020-02-27 13:37
#113
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United States tenki_cs 
2020-02-27 20:15
#124
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France OtelloO 
Ahha I was sure someone would bring this back nice man
2020-02-27 20:28
Zywoo speaks english just fine to be in an international team. Jackz is playing in a team communicating in english. Any valid exemple ?
2020-02-27 14:57
He literally only said "i dont know" looking like he had downs when freya interviewed him
2020-02-27 18:25
Did you just wrote he spoke a perfect english the only time you heard him speak english?
2020-02-27 18:40
What
2020-02-27 19:26
#100
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Norway CheNaLii 
+1
2020-02-27 19:30
Grammar and syntax in your comment is perfect summary of french english
2020-02-28 17:21
Cmon he was 17yo and had to talk and had to speak in a foreign language in front of a crowd.
2020-02-27 19:34
true mb kinda rude
2020-02-27 19:40
Wow unexpected fron hltv user ^^
2020-02-27 19:42
French players dont represent whole France of course they have to adapt and speak english since they're playing in international lans etc.
2020-02-27 19:35
Read OP message, unless you can't read english of course.
2020-02-27 19:57
I know, but still : "A lot of french players know 0 English. How is that possible? Don't you learn language in school? Or just for your own good to watch videos, shows in English." > you are we pros ? no, so i guess we can speak about the french education at this moment. Don't need to be an ass btw ;)
2020-02-27 20:11
We are not pro, yet we are still players, past or present. I didn't ask him about pro players but players. They chose to name pro players, not me. Please read carefully post you are answering to if you want to play the semantic card.
2020-02-27 20:14
Well if you want to stay in the "THREAD SUBJECT" and refuse to speak about other things that are still related and interesting to debate, its your choice. Whats wrong with you being an ass btw ? are you angry today ?
2020-02-27 20:18
We can discuss about the growing speed of lily, after all is related more or less don't you think?
2020-02-27 20:19
Exaggeration, don't you think ?
2020-02-27 20:21
While the fleur-de-lis has appeared on countless European coats of arms and flags over the centuries, it is particularly associated with the French monarchy in a historical context and continues to appear in the arms of the King of Spain (from the French House of Bourbon), the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and members of the House of Bourbon. It remains an enduring symbol of France which appears on French postage stamps, although it has never been adopted officially by any of the French republics. According to French historian Georges Duby, the three petals represent the three medieval social estates: the commoners, the nobility, and the clergy.
2020-02-27 20:24
What do you think about learning languages in our educational system ?
2020-02-27 20:26
It is good for writing, garbage for speaking. Yet you did not answer about the growing rate of lilly. Are you an ass?
2020-02-27 20:42
I talked about education first, so.. lets finish this subject, shall we?
2020-02-27 20:51
We did.
2020-02-27 20:57
No.
2020-02-27 20:58
That's an ass right here.
2020-02-27 20:59
No
2020-02-27 20:59
I'm sure that if we take proportions into account there is a higher percentage of english speakers in france than in hungary
2020-02-27 11:59
Non. La France à moins de gens qui savent parler anglais que les Hongrois. Niveau anglais on peut pas rivaliser. No. France has less people who can speak english than in Hungary.
2020-02-27 13:53
Incroyable, ton commentaire est faux dans deux sens. Je te laisse relire et constater de ton gré.
2020-02-27 17:51
faut savoir que la france n'est pas parfaite
2020-02-27 18:18
Bien sûr mais ton commentaire lui, est pire.
2020-02-27 18:28
bon tg le newfag fait pas le fou
2020-02-27 18:29
mdr la prochaine gère tes arguments pédale
2020-02-27 18:34
#99
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United States AlphaMaleHere 
This is an international site please write in English
2020-02-27 19:29
wi donte now aouh tou spike inglich dioude sori :p
2020-02-27 20:38
#91
Russia swaf 
2019-10-23 lul
2020-02-27 18:35
xDDD rekt
2020-02-27 19:46
:( y u mean
2020-02-27 20:06
Il a raison, même si son commentaire est inutile :/
2020-02-27 20:32
#64
pronax | 
Hungary Gombi_ 
Probably but being intellectually better than Hungary isn't an achievement.
2020-02-27 16:48
speaking english is not a proof of intelligence, example : england
2020-02-27 17:39
#73
pronax | 
Hungary Gombi_ 
bruh
2020-02-27 17:53
#92
ALEX | 
United Kingdom Wulfies 
I know you fake flag... So I'll attack your argument not your country :) But us brits are doing just dandy. Between the USA, Switzerland and the UK we have 4 universities in the top 10 universities in the world. US having 5 and Switzerland having 1. If you want to talk about language. 9 universities in the top 10 are english speaking countries. Your example is bad and sounds pretty jealous. But it's ok. If you're intelligent enough you can come to one of our universities. :) Cry is free
2020-02-27 18:39
so smart, still baited :(
2020-02-27 18:43
#95
ALEX | 
United Kingdom Wulfies 
No comeback, pretend bait :(
2020-02-27 18:44
nt but i got you
2020-02-27 18:45
He's talking about intelligence and you're talking about top universities in the world (that can be attended by anyone smart enough regardless of their nationality). I'm obviously not saying that he's right and British people are dumb but top universities have nothing to do with average intelligence of a country's population considering that maybe like what, 0.1% of British population attend these universities?
2020-02-27 21:28
#4
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Norway FriggeK 
All they do is smoke inside, eat baguette, lose majors and drive like shit
2020-02-27 12:01
#6
pronax | 
Hungary Gombi_ 
They won a major tho
2020-02-27 12:02
#7
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Norway FriggeK 
so did Kazakhstan
2020-02-27 12:03
but norway didnt
2020-02-27 17:41
only 2 major woah not much ...
2020-02-27 12:11
#12
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Norway FriggeK 
Sweden has 3x as many medals as you plebs
2020-02-27 12:13
it's thank to the french csgo the game has evolved as much but think what u want
2020-02-27 12:17
#46
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Norway FriggeK 
all you do is lose major men))))
2020-02-27 14:13
#58
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France FanchD 
Norway majors where ?
2020-02-27 16:02
#67
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Norway FriggeK 
we have one silver mens)))
2020-02-27 17:15
More like they can speak English they dont want though
2020-02-27 12:05
#35
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France OtelloO 
You know it.
2020-02-27 13:38
Not true, alot of them really cant, even in Paris alot of people not only did not speak it but didnt even seem to understand it...
2020-02-27 18:22
#9
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Greece Graecos 
Their country is so wide and they have no tourist in most of the land, they don't need to speak English so your forget quite fast
2020-02-27 12:07
#39
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France OtelloO 
"No tourist in most of the land" whaaaat? Paris got most of tourists, that's expectable, but we have many regions crowded with tourists all year long (like Lourdes for religious pilgrimage, Cote d'Azur, Loire castles, Strasbourg Christmas market, ski stations in the Alps and Pyrenees). Also in some regions like Normandy or the south west we have a strong population of English retired people. They sell everything in England to buy a house in the French country side. In some villages there's more British than French. But most of them even after years living here are totally unable to speak French it's ridiculous. I speak decent English thanks to my studies abroad but don't do any efforts with these guys who spent 10 years in France and can barely say bonjour. On the other hand if a nice Indian couple is looking for Lourdes direction I'll be glad to give them all the indications needed.
2020-02-27 13:46
#41
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Greece Graecos 
Well, I never really noticed there were many tourists in the lands, I might be wrong. I've been several times in the North (Normandie, Bretagne, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, ...) during the summer and I have no memories seeing them, nor the English old people that haven't learnt French. But as I said, it was only for the holiday and as we speak French, we are taken for French (kinda, because you understand that our accent sounds usually a bit weird to you all ^^)
2020-02-27 13:51
#51
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France OtelloO 
Oh nice you speak french. Do you have family in France? And why visiting the North of France specifically?
2020-02-27 15:46
#52
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Greece Graecos 
The weird accent is my Belgian accent ;-) I live in Belgium since I'm a kid so North of France is full of good places not far away and not that expensive to visit for a week or so.
2020-02-27 15:51
#54
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France OtelloO 
Oh I understand now, I thought you were living in Greece.
2020-02-27 15:55
#59
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Greece Graecos 
Legit, I came back to Greece last year for a couple of months but the economy is a mess. All my cousins, who have a diploma, already left Greece to work abroad.
2020-02-27 16:03
they are funny
2020-02-27 12:11
#13
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France Tred0x 
Stupid government teach us english to late in our scholarship so the most of french speak like shits and that's normal we begin to learn english when we are 10 11 years old unlike most of other countries
2020-02-27 12:14
+1 in belgium, plus I think its because french is a roman language & english a germanic that makes it harder for you guys to understand, the border of germanic/roman language is literally the walloon/flanders border in belgium, that explains why walloons speak french & flanders speaks dutch & why flanders side speaks more english than walloon side, its literally because of how the roman empire was formed & why the languages are so different
2020-02-27 18:15
#18
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United Kingdom The_Doctor 
Nbk speaks better and proper english than some NA players
2020-02-27 12:20
Many do speak English but lack confidence to do so. Also, French is an historical language, it used to be important worldwide and many parts of the world speak French so not everyone realize how important it is to speak English nowadays (it's changing quickly tho). And all the cultural material is translated to French so kids are not very exposed to English unfortunately. But the vast majority of French do speak English nowadays. At least we're much better than most Southern Europe country. Spanish and Italians are way worse than us.
2020-02-27 12:24
#31
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Romania Summerparty23 
beacuse they think that french is better but in reality they are completely wrong
2020-02-27 13:35
1. The way we learn English isn't the best (same with the other foreign languages) 2. Not accessible for everyone (school travel abroad for instance or summer camps linguistic holidays etc) 3. Media in French dominates, you'd have to get out of your way to check foreign ones, although Netflix, gaming, and the internet in general have been helping a lot, so for the new generation it's getting better. I speak 4 languages (but I'm in the minority) and live abroad in the Netherlands, I can see why the Dutch for instance speak 2-3 languages on average, you can speak English to anyone in Netherlands and they'll be able to answer.
2020-02-27 13:43
It's not just english, we suck at foreign languages in general Problem is that absolutely everything is translated in french, so you never need english in your daily life if you don't want to use it This should change with this upcoming generation, internet and all that stuff but otherwise, we only have to speak it at school during english lessons, which is a problem imo
2020-02-27 13:50
#43
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Brazil fuNNa 
france is 3rd world
2020-02-27 13:53
#122
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Sweden wiesterfeler 
brazilian speaking OMEGALUL
2020-02-27 20:26
no need to learn english if french dominates again in the future :)
2020-02-27 13:54
#47
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France kyojiNs 
We have stupid teachers at 99% of the time I'm fluent because I learned all by myself but French never helped me about it
2020-02-27 14:15
Yeah all teachers are dumb but thankfully you learn everything all by yourself even writting and reading because you are a genius :)
2020-02-27 16:55
I've never run into French people that couldn't speak English, the German's seem to be the best at speaking it though when I've met them always have a good game when there are Germans in the server that actually use a mic, Russians are probably the worst even at making an effort to do so like I'm fine with people not being the best at speaking english and maybe cutting down what they say in english to like basic calls but when you've got a cunt screaming in Russia as tends to be the case it's like fuck this mute, if you're in a game with a friend speaking the same language use team speak or discord like everyone else
2020-02-27 14:18
For me there are two reasons. The way we are taught english. We have an average of one and a half to two hours of english weekly. 85% of our tests are written tests so oral communication is neglected sadly. If you practice oral communication for 5 to 10 minutes i class each week, which is a lot considering we are like 30 or more students per class, you can estimate yourself happy. So you have to practice your oral communication by yourself. Thank God video games exist ! And french mentality, which is shit ! French students will not study/practice something because they dont like it or because they think it is useless. In the best case they will do the bare minimum to have a good grade.. For instance, as oral communication is neglected, some teachers advice students to watch their favorite series or movies in english but none of them do it because it is "useless".
2020-02-27 14:21
#53
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France OtelloO 
I have to disagree with you, in recent years we've seen in France a new generation of english speaking people. A majority of young people now watch foreign TV series and movies in original language with subtitles (Netflix helped a lot in this way). Step by step we're building a new generation of english speakers, saying that all french are stupidly bad at english isn't true anymore. The main reason we we're late in english learning compared to other nations is diplomatic. France always saw England (and its emanations like US) as culturally inferior and as a threat to our specificity. Thus we developped a "everything has to be french" policy. Also French was the main diplomatic language in the world for centuries (and it's still the case in some institutions) so we always had this posture of being the legitimate one. You can take the problem the other way around. What rate of english population is speaking a foreign language properly? My sister is a teacher in London and only the foreigners or people from foreign origins are speaking other language than english.
2020-02-27 15:55
+1000
2020-02-27 17:54
So shit education.
2020-02-27 18:20
because they dont need to work in a foreign country
2020-02-27 15:57
#61
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France daniel19 
speaking the truth
2020-02-27 16:08
#56
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France OG_Top1_Soon 
French players can speak English xD NBK shox apex KennyS ZywOo happy kioshima amanek bodyy Jackz (maybe)
2020-02-27 16:00
Jackz is too self concious. He can speak English, same with ex6tenz
2020-02-27 17:37
only RPK cant speak English I think of known French CSGO players
2020-02-27 20:25
Yea exactly. I have never heard him speak English ever. He is the French Dosia.
2020-02-28 00:29
Zywooo cant
2020-02-27 18:19
#144
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France OG_Top1_Soon 
ZyWoo can
2020-02-28 17:18
France is among the best country in the world when it comes to learn foreign language. We just dont put the focus only on english, like would swedish or netherland people for instance. I'd love to hear some spanish from swedish people lol. here you are if you wonder pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/.. France is also almost the only country with Spain and germany to have more than 80% students learning second foreign language, and 15% third foreign language
2020-02-27 16:09
List is bs, 100% of Finland also learns other languages, low iq to pick spanish over english also
2020-02-27 18:18
they think that they are alpha nation and they don't need english, pathetic
2020-02-27 16:29
#65
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France agea 
Why would we? French is the most beautiful language in the world ! (:
2020-02-27 16:51
reported
2020-02-27 17:53
but english is the most important language
2020-02-27 18:23
I CAN
2020-02-27 17:52
Third world country
2020-02-27 18:16
#84
France SiiC 
i can and i kinda regret , here we are
2020-02-27 18:21
It is true, our education system is mediocre, here if you want to really learn english you either have to : watch tv shows, movies, or play a game that is played by lots of international players and you have to speak english. Also, being on websites like this really helps (or reddit, etc.) But yeah young people (even today) are really bad and often don't see the interest of speaking it, while it is actually important if you want to study in engineering, economics or whatever.
2020-02-27 19:28
#107
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France agea 
It's not even that students don't see the interest of speaking it, they just don't want to practice because they fear that they would be laughed at if they don't pronounce it right/or even dumber if they make too much effort to pronounce it right. I used to be a teacher and it really saddens me to see pupils faking to have an interest for foreign languages because they fear to be kind of bullied afterwards...
2020-02-27 19:48
#112
OK | 
Portugal wiseG0D 
France education OMEGALUL
2020-02-27 20:14
#116
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Sweden wiesterfeler 
Because we don't really need to learn. French is a very spoken language and a lot of things in France are translated (films, books, etc). As i experienced both sweden and france, sweden translate way less things into swedish and learning english feels more like a true need while in france we don't really care because we don't have to use it at all if we don't want to.
2020-02-27 20:21
#119
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France Neejla 
We cant speak english, but words like nice, insane and many more are part of most (young) people basic vocabulary. They (young people) like to make sentences 80/90% french and teh rest english inserting words like the ones is said before because they lack the french vocabulary to express themselves thanks to the "americanization" of the world. pretty sad and pathetic imo. Pls learn how to speak both languages and stop mixing words, you re not cool.(to french people) bye
2020-02-27 20:25
#123
HS | 
Estonia qoznyyy 
idk i also have habit of using english words and phrases in middle of sentence, sounds weird but some things sound better in english
2020-02-27 20:28
+1 its sad omg je vais voir mon crush ce soir on a un date ensemble au MaCdOnaLd (...)
2020-02-27 20:34
C'est ca la life maintenant, la langue of Sheaklière
2020-02-27 20:43
"The state of my country I am a 20 year old man living in France and I've recently begun to witness its terrible state. I live in a flat with my roommate and friend who is very much like me. We live in Lyon which is the 2nd biggest city in France and the suburb where our flat is is filled with Arabs and blacks, as is the majority of the whole city. This is even worse in the district next to ours where it's almost a ghetto. Drug trafficking is rampant in those areas, insecurity is unbearable at times because Arabs are so aggressive. I don't usually take the bus but when I do I have to witness incivilities on a constant basis : Arabs, or sometimes blacks, screaming, fumbling, speaking their weird-ass dialect which involves constant swearing in Arab. Sometimes they outright insult people or act threatening towards them ; the other day I saw a tall, threatening, criminal-looking Arab saying and I quote "you filthy little whore" to a random woman in the bus who didn't preemptively pickup the man's lighter which he threw across the bus. No one does anything, even the victim, and I am ashamed to say I didn't either because I'd rather not die. There are pockets in France like Seine-Saint-Denis where Arabs are ethnically and culturally homogeneous and are semi-autonomous. Even the police dares not venture into those areas. Recently a lesbian called Mila told Arabs to fuck off after they made moves on her while she was streaming on twitch, and after those Arabs told stuff like "Allah will punish you" she answered "I don't like Islam, your shit religion is a religion of hate". She received death threats, insults ; the first Imam of France even said that "she asked for it" before presenting excuses! And the government did almost nothing, stayed silent on the matter and only granted her police protection after she was physically threatened. Now she can't go to school anymore because she's not safe. Worst of all, the regional government even launched an inquiry about her on counts of hate speech! I study psychology and cognitive sciences in a university after having done two years in computer science which I didn't really like anymore. The university is a factory for leftists where common sense is banned and feminism / lgbtqism is propagandized. Some (few, but still) teachers even take part on a daily basis in spreading their political opinion. A majority of my fellow students (who are women btw) are completely brainwashed by the media : "Arabs are not all like that", "women are not equal to men", "society is a patriarchy", "why can't we accept other genders". Even saying women are more emotional grants me the label of mysoginistic. Recently the executives of the university had to enforce inclusive speech because the all-powerful students associations pushed for it! And you could say well that's just your leftist shithole. Except that a majority of young people are also brainwashed. My sister is like that, the girl I'm seeing is like that, some of my (male!) friends are like that even though men tend to be much less brainwashed. My roommate's two sisters once told him "how can you think like that in 2019" when he said he was against homosexual wedding and immigration. Honestly what does that even mean. Older people are usually the most lucid about the situation. Few intellectuals dare even say stuff like that, there is a real soft censorship in this country. The overwhelming majority of the media completely ignores such problems and sometimes outright lies. How can they speak the truth since they are all possessed by cosmopolitan oligarchs ? The few journalists and intellectuals who dare talk about those problems (immigration, feminization, death of national identity) are ostracized, excluded from medias, called names, etc. The elections are a joke meant to put neoliberal parasites like Macron in power."
2020-02-27 20:36
report this, this is not supposed to takee part there, it's hltv about language, not néo-nazis meet up
2020-02-27 20:50
Its from a forum, written by a french student in Lyon? If you find that text being "neo-nazi" you're one of the liberals he's talking about. :)
2020-02-27 20:52
Do YOU leave in france ? I don't think because almost everything is fake.
2020-02-27 21:13
Do you live in Lyon? Or Marseille? Or suburbs of Paris? :) I'm not talking about the countryside of France or the rich areas, where you probably live. The same scenario is seen in every western european country, but France and Belgium seems to be the worst.
2020-02-27 21:56
#129
AmaNEk | 
France NTd0G 
shit school system. I actually have a pretty good english for a french, but my accent sucks lol But world should stop to blame us. I'm fed up of the players saying baguette everytime I'm playing csgo lol
2020-02-27 20:40
Tahats more than 1000 years that we sincerely hate the brits... So why would we learn their langage ?
2020-02-27 20:40
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