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    Default Listening of English-talking.

    Dear teachers.

    I often watch a bilingual broadcasting drama which provides English as well as Japanese. I usually select Japanese-mode to listen to the casts talking but sometimes I select English-mode to train my ability of English listening comprehension. But it is so difficult for me to catch correctly what they say. Especially, preposisions are very hard to hear.
    How do Engish native spakers talk with other people? I mean, do you always hear all words correcty in what your friends are saying?

    And I would be happy if you gave me some advice. Sorry for my broken English.
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    Default Re: Listening of English-talking.

    Quote Originally Posted by BJI-World_Peace View Post
    Dear teachers.

    I often watch a bilingual broadcasting drama which provides English as well as Japanese. I usually select Japanese-mode to listen to the casts talking but sometimes I select English-mode to train my ability of English listening comprehension. But it is so difficult for me to catch correctly what they say. Especially, preposisions are very hard to hear.
    How do Engish native spakers talk with other people? I mean, do you always hear all words correcty in what your friends are saying?

    And I would be happy if you gave me some advice. Sorry for my broken English.
    Whether native speakers hear all words is not really relevant. Obviously people's hearing, and listening conditions, vary. It's often possible to understand a communication without hearing all the words. Having said that, most people would be able to repeat what they've heard, getting the prepositions right.

    Do you have a choice of English sound and English subtitles? That would be ideal.

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    Default Re: Listening of English-talking.

    " mm ofmm watch a bilimmual broadcastmm drama mm pr'vides English s well's Japmmese. I us'lly s'lec Japmmse-mo t'lis'n... "

    In very informal conversation, we might 'hear' something like the above, where mm represents some unclear sound. In context, this would be understood.

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