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    Pronunication to improve

    Dear Teachers

    I recorded a tongue twister exercise to share with my friends. After a few months of practice, I would like to see how good is my pronunciation and intonation now. And, what I should improve to be as good as a native speaker.

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    Re: Pronunication to improve

    Quote Originally Posted by patran View Post
    Dear Teachers

    I recorded a tongue twister exercise to share with my friends. After a few months of practice, I would like to see how good is my pronunciation and intonation now. And, what I should improve to be as good as a native speaker.

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    Your feedback is highly appreciated.

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    Anthony
    Your pronunciation and intonation is very good.

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    Re: Pronunication to improve

    Dear bhaisahab, thanks for your comment. How far am I from the standard of English news broadcaster in English speaking nations such as the UK? Please advise.

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    Re: Pronunication to improve

    It's good, and a tongue twister is not a good example of natural pronunciation. You might be making too much effort though on words like thoughtful. However, it's very good.

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    Re: Pronunication to improve

    If you had claimed to be a native speaker of BrE, I would have believed you on the basis of that sample.

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    Re: Pronunication to improve

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    If you had claimed to be a native speaker of BrE, I would have believed you on the basis of that sample.
    As someone who speaks with a British accent, I agree. Well done, patran.

    However, as Tdol pointed out, speaking naturally and saying a tongue twister for the umpteenth time are not the same thing. I'd be interested to hear a recording of some unscripted speech.

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    In coming to my judgment I was not so much concerned with the tongue twister itself but with all the connective and incidental language. That was what convinced me.

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