[General] Which area does this accent belong to?

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Welcome to the forum, Truth4vahid.:hi:

I'm afraid I couldn't listen to your recording. The site you linked us to required me to download something, and I don't do that.
 

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Truth4vahid, you might try the website Vocaroo. It doesn't require us to download anything to listen to it.

There are probably similar sites, but members have frequently used it to post audio recordings in the past.
 

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It is definitely not the accent of a native speaker of English. My guess would be that the speaker's mother tongue is one of the Slavic languages.
 

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Truth4vahid, you might try the website Vocaroo. It doesn't require us to download anything to listen to it.

There are probably similar sites, but members have frequently used it to post audio recordings in the past.

Thanks, I changed the file destination, using Vocaroo
 

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Clearly not native. How about a speaker of Portuguese (perhaps Brazilian)?
 

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The speaker has a thick foreign accent. He sounds Russian to me.
 

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It's a strong non-native accent. I'd guess his native tongue is Russian or another Slavic language. Definitely European.
 

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I'm also on the Slavic bandwagon.
 

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I completely agree that he's not a native speaker of English, but I'd like to hear some more.
:)
 

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How did you fjnd out the speaker is Russian? Because of words pronunciation or intonation or someyhing else?
 

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You hear a lot of speakers over the years and get a picture of how people speak.
 

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PS That doesn't mean you are 100% reliable in identifying speakers.
 

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I for one would be amazed if anybody can distinguish a Russian from a Serb or a Bulgar based on their pronunciation of English. But it's not inconceivable. Some people are amazing.
 

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How did you fjnd out the speaker is Russian? Because of words pronunciation or intonation or someyhing else?

Both pronunciation and intonation, but mainly the former.
 

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Not not not American!
 
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