American Tourist. .. In sweden we learn english in 3rd grade and in 6th grade we learn either spanish, french or german. How does it work in the U.S?
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User avatar #1 - icrywhenipoop (08/13/2012) [+] (62 replies)
In sweden we learn english in 3rd grade and in 6th grade we learn either spanish, french or german. How does it work in the U.S?
#75 - spycheckingpyro (08/14/2012) [+] (5 replies)
>american living in germany for a few years
>meet american tourists at oktoberfest
>"OH MY GOD! YOU SPEAK ENGLISH!"
>explain to them that i'm from michigan
>"i'm sorry, i don't know where that country is. do they use the metric system there too?"

>mfw
#172 - boredomavenger (08/14/2012) [+] (11 replies)
>took 1 year of French
>scored highest in the class (102% w/ extra credit)
>considered myself half decent at basic conversational french
>i go to the grand canyon for vacation
>foreigners everywhere
>me and my family need someone to take our photo
>we ask a nearby tourist to take it for us
>she's French
> ************ .jpg
>"Bonjour, madame... er... un photo? s'il vous plait?"
>suddenly, rapid French
>I can't keep up, it's starting to have a hint of german to it
>I blank, I can't come up with a response in French
>just start pointing at my camera like an autistic mute
>she understands well enough to get our picture

I can't wait for school to start again so I can take French II...
#120 - ainsley (08/14/2012) [+] (8 replies)
> Be in France
> French people are dicks
> They hate American Tourists
> I'm an American Tourist
> "Es tu americain?"
> "Non, je suis canadien"
> Problem solved
#286 - braviary (08/14/2012) [+] (2 replies)
Ugh, my Mum does this to an extent. She thinks incorporating a stereotypical (I mean like, Super Mario kind of stereotypical) Italian accent into her English will make the natives understand her.

"CHOW SIR, TELL-A ME WHERE ROOM-A 32 IS-A?"


Goddamit Mum.
#4 - givehimthemulk (08/13/2012) [+] (2 replies)
And this is why I'll only travel to countries where English is at least one of the national languages
User avatar #123 - joefishsticks (08/14/2012) [+] (21 replies)
That's alright, we just can't hear you over how many gold medals we have.
#291 - ratherfastblackman **User deleted account** (08/14/2012) [+] (6 replies)
First dubs gets to choose my profile pic.
User avatar #294 to #291 - wetpantslol (08/14/2012) [-]
**wetpantslol rolls 22** Goatse
#5 - mattkingg **User deleted account** (08/13/2012) [+] (2 replies)
i went to the french alps recently with a bunch of people from school (from england)
we were buying food and supplies and **** for the journey back and none of us spoke french and the women at the till (who spoke no english) kept letting french people ahead of us for no reason, so when we got to the till my friend rob was just unloading horrible insults and swears right at her face, i nearly pissed myself
#149 - zdshdci (08/14/2012) [+] (82 replies)
Sorry, I cant hear you Europeans over our 104 medals.
And our freedom.
And the fact without us WW2 would've been lost.
And over our internationally popular music.
And our rover on mars.
And our flag on the moon.
And our non-hairy women...
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#296 - Jameshaich (08/14/2012) [+] (14 replies)
I took german for 2 year in High School.
I remember how to say:

Cheese, Lemonade, Sausage, and the basic greetings.
#178 - snickerlicker (08/14/2012) [+] (24 replies)
Do you speak German? No? You're Welcome.   
   
'Murica!
Do you speak German? No? You're Welcome.

'Murica!
User avatar #80 - InglushMayjur (08/14/2012) [-]
**** , my mom is always ******* like that when we're on a vacation. Except she'll speak louder even if the person speaks English, albeit with an accent.
I swear to god, all of our conversations go like this.
"Excuse me, where can I find St. Peter's Church?"
"Excusame, madame, could you a please repeata?"
"WHERE....CAN...I...FIND...ST...PETER'S...CHURCH?"

Thanks mom, for perpetuating the stereotype about stupid American tourists.
#443 - spangle (08/14/2012) [+] (13 replies)
User avatar #446 to #443 - sonicschall ONLINE (08/14/2012) [-]
Sorry

I cant hear you over my ultra delicious Kinder Suprise Egg
#359 - grandmabetty (08/14/2012) [-]
MFW this happened to me once.   
   
   
   
   
   
In London.
MFW this happened to me once.





In London.
#304 - xxxsonic fanxxx (08/14/2012) [+] (4 replies)
You just had to put "american" in there,didn't you OP?
#309 to #304 - xxxsonic fanxxx (08/14/2012) [-]
considering that's what American tourists do. . . yeah he actually had to.
#102 - superclamsquared (08/14/2012) [-]
Who's to say he is American? I know a Canadian that does that.
#62 - ragingbrony ONLINE (08/14/2012) [-]
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And all the Locals can think is....
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