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bookworm.abhi Newbie

Joined: 21 April 2006
Posts: 43

Posted: 10 August 2006 at 3:59pm | IP Logged
I speak "american english", but i also like "british english". i wouldn't know which one to choose, so ill pick a third choice, english with a french accent.
I disagree that speaking american english alters the way you speak your native language. I have an accent but when i speak in oriya, i speak as well as any person living in orissa. so i don't really think it matters. That's just my opinion.

Minnie IF-Rockerz

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Posts: 8633

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 2:41pm | IP Logged
British English - it sounds more sophisticated and sauve. It more clear and easy to understand. American English is too nasal and takes quite a while to get completely used to it, inspite of the fact that most of us have grown up on a regular diet of Hollywood English.
OnlyHope IF-Stunnerz

Joined: 20 January 2005
Posts: 46744

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 2:59pm | IP Logged
I would most likely go with American English since I live here, but I think when I was in Pakistan...I spoke BritishLOL
~LiL*PrInCeZ~ IF-Sizzlerz

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Posts: 11305

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 3:34pm | IP Logged
yes...fariha...u better agree with me Wink

lolz..another vote for american english..yay LOL
hira_187 Senior Member

Joined: 20 July 2006
Posts: 423

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 7:34pm | IP Logged
Well it is true british English sounds more polite and sophisticated actually. My sis said, even if you hear two british fighting it will sound as if they are just talking amongst each other ( kinda exaggerate, u know what i mean) but the Amnerican English some ppl hear in movies, TV or other americans ppl speak is kinda slang and not the real proper way. instead of saying kind of we'll say kinda like i just did previously. Even my british sis-in-law says that americans always use short way in speaking english meaning they don't say the completet sent. every word like the britihs they say every single word, no getting to the point. BUt mareican english if u speak it the prope way is def. better!!!
~LiL*PrInCeZ~ IF-Sizzlerz

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Posts: 11305

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 8:49pm | IP Logged
yay goo hira another supporter Big smile

gooo american english LOL LOL
usachick821 Goldie

Joined: 02 May 2005
Posts: 1034

Posted: 11 August 2006 at 8:50pm | IP Logged
actually english wasnt really an original language either, it was derived from latin, so technically its jut a whole blend of chaos, i really dont care what kind of accent you have, but the whole language is just really confusing to those who try learning it when they're 27-40's age range
TINA! IF-Rockerz

Joined: 11 August 2006
Posts: 9141

Posted: 12 August 2006 at 8:31pm | IP Logged
American English all the way!!! When I think of British English, I just think of stuffy, old people. It's sad, but true. American English is so much more easy-going and informal, but then again, I guess I'm biased.

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