View Poll Results: Non-native English-speakers: do you generally find Brits or Americans easier to understand?

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    10 58.82%
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    @hektor

    Ne Erasmus oglum?

    serefsiz pisligin teki, cakma avrupali gavur seni, insallah Erdogan senin gibi itti cehenemin dibine gnderir soysuz kpek

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teutone View Post
    I hated the fact they teach us British English with the gay pronunciation, thank god 50,game and rick ross teached me more than school ever did. I used to hate British English, now I love chav English and the way the grime ppl talk, but hate upper class english.





    Bottom line, I understand American English better, but im not good in English generally having verbal conversation.
    For me it was far more better than having a teacher with strong German accent lol. And we had a lot of advantages with a native English speaker, and she was really nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tooting Carmen View Post
    Let us discuss.
    Hiya, old chap, sorry, but that is an awfully daft question--- poppycock ! It is utterly bonkers or absurd or presposterous to even proffer, in a question, that non-native English-speakers, on the whole, might find Brits easier to understand. That is because I am under the impression that the Americans' atrocious rendition of 'English' saturates the world via their media and hegomonic status etc... so at the end of the day , though, only British English is of gloriously spiffing quality while American 'English' is rather abysmal.





    ^ That is British English at least to a significant the fact is British people can understand Americans and but not vice versa so on forums such as this you are likely to hear 'Brits' typing like Americans because it is the international business language but Brits or at least I don't recognize 'American English' as proper or correct that is reserved for the Received Pronunciation or the Queen's English or the standard old BBC English before standards were relaxed !
    sample: England
    distance: 2.908763

    sample: Dutch
    distance: 3.13281

    sample: Scotland
    distance: 4.0097629999999995

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gecko View Post
    it was far more better
    I wish I had a native English as a teacher too. My English were more better now.
    We are 99%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teutone View Post
    @hektor

    Ne Erasmus oglum?

    serefsiz pisligin teki, cakma avrupali gavur seni, insallah Erdogan senin gibi itti cehenemin dibine gnderir soysuz kpek
    Why you are insulting dogs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gecko View Post
    Why you are insulting dogs?
    https://voca.ro/1aNd44MBaUsI

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    American but I may be biased as I speak it since I was a little kid


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    Americans and Canadians for me. Brits and Australians sound too odd.

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    They both have some difficult regional variations when it comes to accents, but generally-speaking I'd say the American ones are easier to understand

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    Quote Originally Posted by Genovefa View Post
    They both have some difficult regional variations when it comes to accents, but generally-speaking I'd say the American ones are easier to understand
    So you'd rather have a Texan than a Geordie then?

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