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    #1

    What accent is this?

    Hi guys,

    A friend of mine forwarded me the link below and ask me what accent it belong, but honestly I couldn't tell.

    What do you think?

    soundcloud.com/user1112711/audio-sample

    add 'http' in the front of the link

    Thanks

    Chris

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    #2

    Re: What accent is this?

    Japanese?

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    #3

    Re: What accent is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Japanese?
    it doesn't sound like Asian.....

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    #4

    Re: What accent is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by -chris View Post
    it doesn't sound like Asian.....
    Why do you say that? They're OK with some obvious sounds like /l/, but the vowel sounds are strained in some places.

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    #5

    Re: What accent is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Why do you say that? They're OK with some obvious sounds like /l/, but the vowel sounds are strained in some places.
    So you think the person who reads the passage is from Japan?

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    #6

    Re: What accent is this?

    Not necessarily Japan- in fact, probably not, but could be some other Asian country.

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