Languages and communication

Here are some English phrases that will allow you to talk about which languages you speak, as well as some other expressions related to language learning.

what languages can you speak?
I speak …
French, Spanish, and a little Russian
fluent German
I can get by in …
I'm learning …
where did you learn your English?
at school
at university
I took a course
I taught myself
do you understand?
did you understand?
yes, I understood
sorry, I didn't understand

If you don't hear what someone has said, the most polite way to reply is simply to say:

sorry? or excuse me?

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