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Old 08-13-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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Default How English sounds to non-English speakers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4Dfa4fOEY

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Old 08-13-2012, 12:43 PM   #2
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They sound like they speak English.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:48 PM   #3
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Default Re: How English sounds to non-English speakers

when i hear other foriegners speak in their language i find it hard to picture how they would hear us.


but this is probly pretty accurate.
you can hear english words being said, but you've never heard the words before so you aren't exactly sure what they are pronouncing.


it makes our language sound just as weird as when you hear someone speak spanish.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:56 PM   #4
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This reminds of of what the people sounded like when I was in Amsterdam.
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:07 PM   #5
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Default Re: How English sounds to non-English speakers

every country seems to have some english in their words. it trips me out listening to gangnam style where you can make out a few american words, and parts of it sounds like open condom style...in fact once i heard that its hard not to hear it as that
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:18 PM   #6
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Default Re: How English sounds to non-English speakers

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when i hear other foriegners speak in their language i find it hard to picture how they would hear us.


but this is probly pretty accurate.
you can hear english words being said, but you've never heard the words before so you aren't exactly sure what they are pronouncing.


it makes our language sound just as weird as when you hear someone speak spanish.
thats whats cool about this vid, you can see what foreigners feel like.

Now imagine a sitcom like this.
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Old 08-13-2012, 03:13 PM   #7
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I understood a few words here and there. I know that the female calls the male a "fucking asshole" when she comes back from the kitchen with the cake.
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Old 08-13-2012, 03:18 PM   #8
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English Gibberish Song
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Old 08-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #9
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Old 08-13-2012, 05:10 PM   #10
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"So we Rat the Bird again?"

somehow that is strangely 3r0tic
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Old 08-13-2012, 05:12 PM   #11
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There's people that don't speak English?
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #12
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:50 PM   #13
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:43 PM   #14
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Default Re: How English sounds to non-English speakers

Wtf?

They're talking mad fast and without pausing.

I thought the Latin languages were the WORST culprits of this. Why English?

Asiatic and South Asian languages hate that we have so many articles and grammatical words in our lexicon as opposed to morphemes.


Tagalog thinks its silly taht there are "was, is, will" and "good, better, best" type sequences which have no correlation to each other.

And so many frikkinj onomotopaeias.
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