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    Hello, here is the link to my accent clip.

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    I would be grateful if you could post your thoughts. My English is very poor. I realize I have a strong accent, but I would love it if you could help me specify what I'm doing wrong.

    Appreciate any input.

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    Re: Accent evaluation

    Quote Originally Posted by comdanilo View Post
    Hello, here is the link to my accent clip.

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    I would be grateful if you could post your thoughts. My English is very poor. I realize I have a strong accent, but I would love it if you could help me specify what I'm doing wrong.

    Appreciate any input.
    It’s understandable.
    Some of your /t/s are a bit lazy in such words as ‘got’. They are good in ‘court’ and ‘that’. You might be trying for an American flap /t/, which makes sense if you are in America; but a hard /t/ makes you more understandable.

    Some of your vowels need work, eg. judge, court, ruled.
    The intonation is somewhat sing-song, but maybe you speak differently when you aren’t reading.

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    Talking Re: Accent evaluation

    Thank's very much.

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    Question Re: Accent evaluation

    I have a doubt with regard to "th", I'm getting to pronounce it properly?

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    Re: Accent evaluation

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    I have a doubt with regard to "th", I'm getting to pronounce it properly?

    Yes it's good, though you've only used
    the đ of 'that', not the θ of 'thing'.

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    Re: Accent evaluation

    I don't know why, but I have difficult to pronounce the θ, I guess that đ is naturally easier.

    Thanks a lot, Raymott!

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