So I got the whole English and Portugues thing down but yesterday I had the chance to speak 2 other languages, Spanish and Sign Language. It made me think...I should/kind of want to learn another language. Maybe 2 more? But I might as well start off with Spanish since it's similar to Portugues.
So here's the story. Meet Fernando.
So why quadralingual? Well yesterday my roommate and I were invited to this group dinner. There was a guy named James who is deaf. I have always wanted to talk to him but the fact I don't know sign language kind of stands in the way. We were sitting on the same end of the table and I was determined to put my finger spelling to use. Thanks to some friends in High School who took sign language I was able to learn the alphabet and it has stuck over the years. So during dinner I was signing and spelling things out and we were able to have a full on conversation!!
So what I am trying to say is go me. I am basically quadralingual in English, Portugues, Spanish and Sign Language!!