User talk:Objectivesea

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Again, welcome! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 01:44, 7 September 2012 (UTC)

Your BabelBox doesn't specify what language you speak natively... you must have a native language, right? --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 01:43, 8 September 2012 (UTC)
Hi. Sorry for any confusion. The language I spoke for the first eight years of my life was mixed Danish-Norwegian to my mother and father. When we moved to Canada, I learned English by immersion, and now I use English for al routine purposes and work as a copy editor in English. While I certainly speak English at a professional level, it is not, strictly speaking, my native language. On the other hand, my proficiency in Danish and Norwegian did not advance beyond the basic level that a grade 2 child would have acquired, and has suffered subsequently by not being kept up in conversation, since my parents advised me that we would be speaking English in the home after moving to Canada. As an adult I have made some efforts to improve my reading knowledge of Danish; however, I don't believe I could be said to possess a truly native comprehension of Danish.
Objectivesea (talk) 06:44, 8 September 2012 (UTC)