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    Re: baffled native speaker

    no but i'll certainly try it. thank you tdol!

  2. #12
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    Re: baffled native speaker

    Quote Originally Posted by -->nicole.
    i have trouble pronouncing certain words..it doesn't sound terrible, my mistakes are kinda subtle but i'm very self consciencous about them.
    problem words and fragments
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    sleep
    slide
    slip
    english class
    ashley (the name)
    ask (depends on what's before it..i say ax sometimes)
    asked
    *fragment* wants to take class (saying that fast is hard)
    and others....
    L's are mean to me...why?? it sounds like i have a lot of spit in my mouth or something when saying those words. please help

    I am very surprised at having found out [from your personal profile] that your first language is English . How can that be possible ? And you still have problems with the pronounciation of the English words? Then you need specialised dictionaries in words pronunciation [sites specialised in phonetics and phonology]

    All the best,
    Last edited by sheena55ro; 17-Jul-2006 at 18:05.

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    Re: baffled native speaker

    lol no one in romania has a speech impediment? it's not like i can't say them, only sometimes they sound "airy" or"slushy", as i mentioned.

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