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Chinese because then I can tell jokes in Chinese like "Why did the duck cross
the road? Because the chicken was on vacation."
Brianna Contreras, 7
Animal language so I could talk to them and they could talk to
me. I could help them if they were in trouble.
Elijah O'Choa, 9
I would like to speak Spanish and travel to Mexico. I would like
to be able to speak the language.
Shaun Miller, 6
Japanese, because I like the people. I think the people are
always nice .
Jessica Stewart, 6
I want to speak the Egyptian language because I want to read the
writing in the Egyptian pyramids. I also want to see the mummies.
Lorenzo García, 7
Navajo. I have a Navajo brother, and my aunt taught him how to
Henry Haskie, 7
French. I want to go to France to see the Eiffel Tower and to
talk to the people. I want to live in France.
Carmelee Jane Coronel, 7
All kinds of languages like Russian and Chinese.
Victor Vasquez, 7
Spanish, so that I can finally talk to my friend Adelene. My
father speaks Spanish, but my mom doesn't. I can't wait to learn to do it.
Isabela Barajas, 7
Japanese, because it is cool.
Star Babb, 6
French. The reason why I want to speak French is because I want
to go to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower.
Naomi Holguin, 7
French. I want to speak French because then I can talk to my
aunts and uncles from Belgium.
Dylan Ramackers, 7
Chinese. I want to go to China, eat Chinese food and talk to the
people. I want to learn about Chinese music, Chinese writing and how to read in
Ruben Vasquez, 6
Spanish, so I can know what my mom and dad are saying when they
are conversing in Spanish.
Estevan Gallardo, 8
Dog, because I love dogs and it would be cool to have a
conversation. If someone broke in, my dog could tell me. If he were hungry I
could feed him.
Matt Beach, 11
Japanese and Italian. That is because I have Italian in me. The
reason I would like to speak Japanese is so I could talk to the makers of
Brandon Moore, 10
Chinese, Japanese and Spanish. It would be fun to know all three.
Jessica Dallaire, 6
If I knew Spanish, I would go to Mexico so I could speak Spanish.
I like Spanish and I want to learn a lot of Spanish.
Anthony Ray Herrera Lopez, 6
The language I would like to learn is French because it is a
Chris Clark, 11
Spanish. The reason I would choose Spanish is because it is the
native language of my family. It would help me communicate better with some of
my relatives and my soccer coach.
Corina Gallardo, 10
Navajo, because I could talk to people that only know Navajo. I
think learning Navajo would be fun.
Gracie Arnpriester, 8
French. So when I go to France, I could talk to people in French.
The reason I want to be able to speak different languages is because it is fun.
Naadiya McClendon, 7
French, because it sounds fun. I could talk funny to my friends.
Paige Johnson-Hensely, 7
Russian, because it is pretty fast and difficult.
Abraham Arteaga, 7
Spanish, because all of my friends speak Spanish and I want to
speak Spanish with them.
Ebony Payne, 8
Chinese because I would like to go to China.
Devyn De Boer, 6
Spanish, because I hardly know how to speak it and I would love
Kourtney Fischer, 8
Spanish, because it is fun. I want to learn how to sing and how
to talk to people in Spanish.
Maricela Carrillo, 7
French, because it is weird, the way it sounds.
Trey Rivera, 7
Spanish. It would be like I really speak Spanish.
Ariel Maynes, 8
Chinese, because I like Chinese people.
Randy Wilson, 7
I already can speak Spanish. I speak Spanish every day.
Ramiro Flores, 8
Russian. I would also like to talk in Spanish and go to Mexico.
Cortez Williams, 7
It would be good to speak Chinese and English.
Joshua Abbott, 9
Spanish, because my family is from Nogales.
Jorge Iniguez, 8
Spanish, because I like Spanish.
Nathan Mellady, 6
I would love to learn every language. The first language I want
to learn is Chinese because it is fun. If I went to China I would visit the
Great Wall of China. The other language I want to learn is Japanese.
Sergio Garcia, 7
Spanish, because all my family members all can speak Spanish, and
I want to be like them.
Anthony Lopez, 7
If I went to China I would learn how to speak Chinese. I would
eat Chinese food and learn how to do kung fu and be an acrobat.
Zion Mejias, 6
Spanish, because then I could speak Spanish to my grandma. Some
parts of my family speak Spanish.
Mia Aguirre, 7
Chinese, because I have a Chinese friend.
Rome Robbins, 6
If I could learn Chinese, I would go to China to learn how to do
kung fu. If I could learn Spanish, I would definitely go to Mexico to talk to my
cousins. If I could learn French, I would visit friends in France and be nice to
Ricardo Argote, 6
Spanish, because my dad does.
Michael Thurman, 7
If I could learn to speak in Spanish, I would speak Spanish in
Noely Rodriguez, 7
Meepit. Meepit is a pet on "Neopets." It says "meep."
Thomas Fimbres, 7
Spanish, because I like it and I could talk to my new friends who
Kevin Caldwell, 7
All I can speak is dog, cat and English.
Matthew Cascia, 7
If I spoke Chinese, I would see people in China and eat Chinese
food like broccoli and rice.
Adriana Cornejo, 6
Spanish, because my teacher speaks it.
AnneMichal Broyles, 5
I speak in English and Spanish because my family speaks in
Jaqueline Santa Maria, 8
Chinese, so that I can go to the Great Wall of China and see
Chinese people who live in China.
Ryan Schoeppel, 6
I would like to speak a lot of languages. It would be fun.
Shari Hall, 6
Darren Barnett, 8
Chinese, so that I can get more friends. Then I want to go to
Mexico to learn to speak Spanish so that I can play with new friends there.
Cody Van Dyke, 6
Spanish, because then I could talk to people that only speak
Rider Henry, 7
I would like to speak Spanish more to my mom and my dad.
Estefany Verdugo, 7
Japanese, so when I am in a combat I can fight criminals by doing
Cortez Williams, 7
I want to learn any language in this universe. I want to speak
Farsi like my mom.
Khibar Malekzai, 7
If I could speak any language, it would be wolf.
Austin Wright, 7
Spanish, because my tío speaks Spanish.
Desirae Benavidez, 6
I would like to talk to my dad, my tata and my nana in Spanish.
Eryk Altamirano, 6
French, because I like French food.
Shanelle Robles, 6
If I could speak any language, it would be English.
Noah Bussey, 8
Chinese, because I wouldn't understand it. I want to understand.
Kevin Martinez, 8
If I could speak anything, I would speak dog.
Xiang Qin, 8
I like Spanish. I want to learn Spanish because it is cool. I
want to do Spanish homework and speak Spanish.
Sierra McDaniel, 6
If I could speak any language, it would be English.
Genesis Guido, 9
Navajo, because then I could speak Navajo to somebody and sound
nice. I like the way it sounds. I really want to speak Navajo.
Spencer Jaggers, 8
Chinese, because I want to eat Chinese food and cook Chinese food
for my whole family.
Amanda Mesimer, 6
I would like to speak the languages of the Greeks and Egyptians
because it would be fun to learn new languages and understanding.
Jose Estrella, 7
I want to speak in Spanish to my grandma because she talks in
Angel Torres, 6
Japanese, because it would be new to me.
Jeramey Stanners, 7
Sign language. I like it because it is fun.
Coby Scheidemantel, 7
Navajo, because it sounds interesting. Also because my teacher
Alexa Carrillo Gonzalez, 8
Chinese. Then I would know so much. Chinese is a cool language. I
love Chinese food, and I think dragons are cool.
Brandon Yandell, 7
Spanish, because I already know Spanish.
Ariela Peralta, 8
I would speak cat. Mew. Mew. Mew. And I would speak dog. Woof.
Mara Farhat, 8
Chinese, because I could learn a lot of it.
Anthony McKoy, 9