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    How many mistakes are there?

    If you have time,watch this video and tell me how many mistakes there are in .
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    Last edited by ensan; 03-Sep-2019 at 09:45.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Are you talking about errors in the text shown in the images or in the spoken part? I'm having trouble understanding what the speaker is saying.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Are you talking about errors in the text shown in the images or in the spoken part? I'm having trouble understanding what the speaker is saying.
    How many mistakes are there in pronunciation?
    You are right. The voice is unclear.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Given that the speaker is very clearly not a native English speaker, it's hard to comment on "errors" as such. I would say that almost none of the words in the first 30 seconds or so (that was all I managed to listen to because it was a struggle to hear at all) were pronounced like a native speaker. The rhythm and cadence are wrong too.
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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Given that the speaker is very clearly not a native English speaker,
    I have worked with native speakers of English from India whose accent was very similar to that speaker's accent.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    In this video, the speaker is addressing non- native speakers.So he used his native rhythm and cadence of his mother language . I think he should have left them and used the English one. You are so accurate and professional.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    I have worked with native speakers of English from India whose accent was very similar to that speaker's accent.
    Interesting. I didn't think he sounded remotely Indian. My best guess was that he was from a West African country (perhaps Nigeria) but that he had grown up without English as his first language. I was, however, playing it on a laptop that doesn't have a high maximum volume and I couldn't find my headphones.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Sep-2019 at 15:30. Reason: Fixed typo
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    #8

    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    My guess is he's from Pakistan, possibly Afghanistan.

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    #9

    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Quote Originally Posted by ensan View Post
    So he used his native rhythm and cadence of his mother language .
    Yep. That's typical of Egyptian Arabic. He isn't anywhere from the subcontinent.

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    Re: How many mistakes are there?

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Yep. That's typical of Egyptian Arabic. He isn't anywhere from the subcontinent.
    Yes,you are right.It is the Egyptian English version but with much more exaggeration.

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