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    How the language sound in your ears.

    Some of the languages sound and flow better than others, like for example, Germany. Dan and English also, sometimes from the mouth of someone, sound awful, whereas there are some nice old language like Russian, France, and Arabic they have their sound of totally different and sometimes could hear them flowing with very lyrical voice

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    That sort of judgement is entirely subjective. The languages you say are mellifluous might sound different to speakers from very different language families. Does any language not flow very well? If not, how is connected speech possible?

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Quote Originally Posted by Humbertti View Post
    Some of the languages sound and flow better than others (no comma here) like - for example, Germany German.

    Dan (that's not a language. Did you mean Danish?) and English also, sometimes from the mouth of someone when some people speak them, sound awful, whereas there are some nice old languages like Russian, France French(no comma here) and Arabic. They have their sound of totally different and sometimes could hear them they flowing flow with a very lyrical voice.
    See my corrections above. It's important to learn the difference between the names of countries and the names of languages.

    As Tdol said, it's a very subjective matter. People have very different opinions on how they think languages sound.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Yes, You are right 'people have very different opinions on how they think languages sound', but it was my opinion. By the way, there are very few to speak and write the standard language, for example, the radio and the tv, how the people speak in them?
    Thanks for the reply

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Sorry, but it is no so subjective matter. For, Many have such a belief that to speaking of a language, it must sound like a native. And how speak the majority of the native. In every country and in every nation. There is a phenomenon, it's much similar occur between the identical twin.

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    I think it's just a stereotype that influenced you. Each language is beautiful in its own way. Many people just absorb the information from mass media and start thinking in the same way. Also, I believe it's a subjective thing because "many men many minds" and each of us thinks differently.

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Quote Originally Posted by davidhibner View Post
    ... "many men many minds" and each of us thinks differently.
    And how many minds do we women have?
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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Quote Originally Posted by Humbertti View Post
    Many have such a belief that to speaking of a language, it must sound like a native.
    I think that this is a mistaken belief, though not in the original statement. If you can make yourself understood in the language you are learning, you're speaking well enough for me. I am currently learning Lao; if I spent a hundred years learning it, I wouldn't sound like a native, but they understand me at the market when I am buying things. That's what I need.

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    And how many minds do we women have?
    I'm of two minds about that.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: How the language sound in your ears.

    I can't. I'm already using my brain for something else so ...
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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