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Language Pen-Pals

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So according to some, having language pen-pals can count for creativity hours. How? Basically, what you have to do is find someone who is doing IB somewhere else (outside of your country of residence), and talk to them in a language that you are not fluent in. In this case, us IB students can use our language B to fit that criteria.

The only requirement is that you conduct your email entirely in that foreign language, and that person will reply to you in their foreign language (one in which you can understand of course). The emails should be set about once or twice a week for about 15 minutes, depending on how free you are. However, you'll notice that if this is continued over the course of your two IB years, then you would have 1) accumulated 26 creativity hours, and 2) studied/ improved your language B for the course.

So what do you have to do? Below in this thread, include:

1) your name

2) your IB language B

3) the languages you are able to speak fluently

4) your contact details (fb link, twitter, etc.)

--> only if you wish to

Hope to see some participation!

Post by: Mahuta

Guys, do not post your email addresses on here, it's against the rules. If you want someone's email to contact just PM them on here.

Maha

IBS Supervisor

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I don't take language B as an IB-subject, but think it's a fun thing for creativity hours as I'm geniunely interested in languages.

E-mail me if your linguistics match.

1. Maria

2. I've studied french for 4 years, have equivalent knowledge in polish.

3. Swedish, russian, english.

4.***************

Edited by Mahuta ♥
No email adress in posts please- Maha

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1.Nattasha

2.spanish

3.english

4.****************

Edited by Mahuta ♥
No email adress in posts please- Maha

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1) nina

2) french

3) i speak english but i am also fluent in russian

4) ****************

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1. Laura

2. French

3. English

4. **********************

WOULD LOVE SOME EXTRA PRACTICE WITH FRENCH

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I definitely need to practice my french

1.Alyssa

2.French

3.English

4.**********************

Hey Alyssa :D Im taking IB French too! If you want we can be penpals and practice our french! My name is Laura and i live in Canada. My email address is ********************** if you are interested.

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I'm afraid that, although the IB apparently consider this a lovely thing to do (...hurrah?) they don't allow it to be counted for CAS hours.

Although I reckon the language bonus it gives you might make it worth it for your Language, even if not CAS :D

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I would like to improve my language so I don't mind about CAS hours

My Name; Kate

My IB Language B; German

My Fluent Language; English

I will pm you my email address if you speak German and would like to improve your English

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This idea really appeals to me, most for the language part, not sure about CAS.

So here we go:

1. My name: Cindy

2. My language B: Spanish, besides I have been learning German

3. I am fluent in: English/Chinese

4. My email **********************

anyone who matches is welcome to be my pen-pal.

~\(≧▽≦)/~

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it doesnt count for CAS hours but hey

1. Natalia

2. French

3. Spanish, English

4. **********************

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It's a weird case for me...

1) Ronnie

2) Language B: Chinese (my mother tongue...)

3) English, Chinese, Cantonese

4) Email+MSN: **********************

I don't care about CAS, you can just add my MSN and talk to me.

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1. Christopher

2. Language B: Spanish (I already took my exam and earned a 7)

3. English

4. **********************

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This idea really appeals to me, most for the language part, not sure about CAS.

So here we go:

1. My name: Cindy

2. My language B: Spanish, besides I have been learning German

3. I am fluent in: English/Chinese

4. My email ***************

anyone who matches is welcome to be my pen-pal.

~\(≧▽≦)/~

Hola Cindy! Me llamo Christopher. Soy estudiante en la segundo año del programa Bachillerato Internacional. La lengua que ya estudié durante el año pasado fue el español! Ya recibí un "7" en mi examen de bachillerato, y estoy buscando una persona de mi nivel y edad para practicar. Si quieres, podemos escribir cartas electrónicas a la otra para practicar!

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1.Nattasha

2.spanish

3.english

4.***************

Hola Nattasha! Me llamo Christopher. Soy estudiante en la segundo año del programa Bachillerato Internacional. La lengua que ya estudié durante el año pasado fue el español! Ya recibí un "7" en mi examen de bachillerato, y estoy buscando una persona de mi nivel y edad para practicar. Si quieres, podemos escribir cartas electrónicas a la otra para practicar!

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1) Nathalie

2) French

3) English and Swedish

4) ************

I could really use some improvement in my French.

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I would like to improve my language so I don't mind about CAS hours

My Name; Kate

My IB Language B; German

My Fluent Language; English

I will pm you my email address if you speak German and would like to improve your English

Hi there, I would like to improve my english.. so u wanna be penpal with me??

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Om du söker nâgon som kan bode Svenska och Engelska som sina modersmâl sâ kan du lika bra skriva epost till mig.

Bare PM mig om du är dessutom intresserad.

If you are looking for someone who knows both Swedish and English to a native level then you might as well write me an email.

Just PM me if you are in that case interested.

Edited by Bishup

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Hiya, I'm starting the IB in a couple of weeks in the UK, and I think this is a great idea! My language B is French and I may also be taking A-level Spanish as an extra. However, my true passion is French :P.

1. My name's Megan

2. Language B is French HL

3. I speak English

4. My email is ************

If you speak French or Spanish then please get in touch!

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1. Name: Ameya

2. Language B is Spanish ab Initio

3. Fluent in: English

4. I will mail u my adress if you speak Spanish

If you speak Spanish then please e-mail me! I need help!

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Hay algiuen que necesita ayuda en castillano ou il y a t-il quelqu'un qui a besoin de l'aide en français oppure c'è qualcuno che ha bisogno di aiuto in italiano? :P

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My name is Aisha

My language B is Spanish

I am fluent in English

My e-mail address is: ************

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My name is Harriet

I'm doing ab initio Mandarin but i can also speak some German (although i havent for almost 2 years)

I speak English :P

My email is ************

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My name is Gary

My language B is French at HL. I'm also interested in Spanish.

I am fluent in English.

My e-mail address is: ************

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