I think what many situations like this show, is not how the speaker mispronouncing the words is unable to speak properly in the target language, but rather how the listener is unable to understand and thus shows their lack of international exposure.
I am discovering that I am in love with Buzzfeed, seriously! Take this post for example: “21 Brilliant British People Problems“… if you yourself know a Brit, I surmise you understand! Click here to see the list of awesome British-ness. Update: I missed this list of clips the first time around: “10 Reason’s British ComedyContinue reading “For all my British friends…”
Why Can’t Germans Say Squirrel? Linguists Point To Word’s Syllable Structure (VIDEO).
Thanks to bloggers Andrea in Vancouver & Murk Avenue for sharing this originally.
This too will be a short post, shorter than the one from yesterday. I have found a new love…
“Can I borrow your bar stool? Just for a few minutes? Yes, your bar stool, can I borrow it for just five minutes? Five minutes max?”