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    Default Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    Hi teachers,

    She speaks very fast, I can't catch what she said, could you please let me know what she said? Thanks.


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    Default Re: Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Hi teachers,

    She speaks very fast, I can't catch what she said, could you please let me know what she said? Thanks.


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    She says "Not so good, he walked me to the subway and said let's do this again".

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    Default Re: Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    Not even fast but slurring the words.

    But after bhaisahab wrote the answer it sounds more clearly anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    She says "Not so good, he walked me to the subway and said let's do this again".

    Hi bhaisahab, I've two versions of subtitle, it shows below:

    1. Not so good. He walked me home and said, we should do this again.
    2. Not so good. He walked me home and said, let's do this again.

    To me, I really can't catch what she said in "He walked me home and said", there's not clear for "we should do" and "let's do". As you are native speaker, do you feel difficult to hear this conversation? If you know the technique to listen it, please teach me...thanks.

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    Default Re: Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Hi bhaisahab, I've two versions of subtitle, it shows below:

    1. Not so good. He walked me home and said, we should do this again.
    2. Not so good. He walked me home and said, let's do this again.

    To me, I really can't catch what she said in "He walked me home and said", there's not clear for "we should do" and "let's do". As you are native speaker, do you feel difficult to hear this conversation? If you know the technique to listen it, please teach me...thanks.
    It's a difficult accent, American I think, I had to listen to it several times before i could understand it. She definitely says, "...he walked me to the subway....let's do this again.." not "...he walked me home...we should do this again.."

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    Default Re: Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's a difficult accent, American I think, I had to listen to it several times before i could understand it. She definitely says, "...he walked me to the subway....let's do this again.." not "...he walked me home...we should do this again.."
    Hi bhaisahab, I want to know, in daily life, would native speaker speak like this? I mean it's not clear and fast.....

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    Default Re: Fast Speech, don't know what she said?

    It's

    "Not so good. He walked to the subway and said, we should do this again."

    I'm pretty sure about this. Not sure how you are getting let's.

    Also, It is an American accent and it is near normal speed, but slightly fast.
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