All the relevant languages
Sun May 19, 2019 01:07

"Hello," Dorian smiled when Johana Leonie arrived, glad that she seemed excited for the project. She said something about her family, and he could roughly guess from the context that maybe she was saying they were coming, though he could have been wrong on that.

"Good afternoon," he greeted Felipe, slightly more formally because he didn't know him so well. He promptly added 'Spanish' to the list. Conveniently, it could go on the bottom whilst retaining alphabetical order. This was the fairest way he'd been able to think of, though embarrassingly it had put his own languages first. He supposed he could have guessed there were some Spanish speakers in the school, but he had stuck to writing down the languages he knew about for certain.

"For the languages... The languages you speak together as a family, or that are meaningful for you. Not just languages you study in a classroom," he clarified. He had suspected that they might run into this issue of definitions and had so prepared what he wanted to say about it carefully. "You wish for any more? Or you can add your words for 'Welcome'" he added, offering them the quill so they could fill in the blanks on his list.

  • All the languages! Johana Leonie Zauberhexen and Felipe De Matteo, Sun May 19 00:54
    Johana Leonie arrived first, mostly because she wasn't entirely sure she was going to the right place. Ironically, the advertisement itself was in English, and Johana Leonie had had to read it... more
    • All the relevant languages — Dorian, Sun May 19 01:07
      • That is not so clear either, but I understand. Felipe De Matteo and Johanna Leonie Zauberhexen, Sun May 19 01:24
        Johana Leonie had never studied any language in a classroom, except by way of learning English while also learning other things in a classroom, but thought she knew what Dorian meant and nodded.... more
        • The rest of the German contingent Hexenmeisters, Sun May 19 07:03
          Heinrich saw the signs and told Hilda about it, so the two German siblings arrived together in the MARS art room. “Hello,” Heinrich greeted the room at large while Hilda said “Hallo!” mostly in... more
          • Out of placeJasmine Delachene, Sun May 19 07:22
            The notice about a welcome banner in all their families languages had drawn Jasmines’s attention, not because she spoke anything other than English - she didn’t, at least not any more than a few... more
            • Welcome to my worldDorian, Sun May 19 08:36
              Dorian smiled and greeted the Hexenmeisters (more Heinrich than... the sister, but he was glad they'd all come). He was very surprised when Jasmine walked into the room, although this rather proved... more
              • Hello. Nice world. Very welcomingJasmine, Sun May 19 15:05
                The French mystery was solved when Dorian spoke up and brought her attention to himself. She had noticed his accent was similar to her grandparents' and his last name did sound French. He must have... more
                • We agree.Tatiana and Katerina, Sun May 19 15:11
                  "I nasha familiya - russkaya," said Tatiana on Jasmine's heels, smiling. She had walked in just in time to hear the end of Dorian's remark. Katerina followed closely on her heels, justifying her use... more
                  • So many new faces.Johana Leonie and Felipe, Sun May 19 15:23
                    OOC - Full disclosure, I'm using Google Translate for the non-English bits, as that's the best I have available to me. IC - Johana Leonie was excited to see so many faces coming into the room, and... more
                    • I think I know most of themDorian, Sun May 19 18:43
                      "Ah, trčs intéressant," Dorian smiled at Jasmine, figuring that much at least was easily understood, "You speak it also?" he asked, reverting to English just in case she didn't. Privet," Dorian... more
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