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15:57 May 3, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I don't speak english.
This phrase sloul be know by any german speaker.
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Summary of answers provided
naIch spreche kein Englisch.Chappo
naIch spreche kein Englischsamsi
naIch spreche kein EnglischElizabeth van der Veen
naIch spreche kein Englisch
Parrot


  

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2 hrs
Ich spreche kein Englisch


Explanation:
or:
I kann nicht Englisch sprechen (I can't speak English in this case).

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 18:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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Alexander Schleber
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3 hrs
Ich spreche kein Englisch


Explanation:
"Ich spreche kein Englisch"

"Ich kann kein Englisch sprechen" would be ok too, but usually the first translation is used in everyday German.


    Worked in Germany for years
Elizabeth van der Veen
PRO pts in pair: 6

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Alexander Schleber
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17 hrs
Ich spreche kein Englisch


Explanation:
... would be the most obvious version,
here some other ideas:

-Ich kann kein Englisch sprechen
-Ich kann nicht Englisch sprechen
-Ich beherrsche die englische Sprache
nicht
-Englisch kann ich nicht

hope this helps



    mothertongue
samsi
Local time: 12:06
PRO pts in pair: 8
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2 days 14 hrs
Ich spreche kein Englisch.


Explanation:
Ich kann nicht Englisch sprechen.



    I live in Germany for eight years.
Chappo
Local time: 18:06
PRO pts in pair: 8
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