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1192647 CaptainJack : :p
1192648 LingoUSA : very close lynx, but you don't need a phrasal verb there
1192649 Lynx : I'm thinking about taking Italian lessons, by the way
1192650 LingoUSA : just 'built' is fine
1192651 LingoUSA : i took italian in college
1192652 CaptainJack : I thought Lynx you were joking about how slow I was to learn spanish :D
1192653 Lynx : thank you
1192654 LingoUSA : much easier than spanish
1192655 LingoUSA : but useless pretty much
1192656 Lynx : I was not joking, Captain lol
1192657 Lynx : yes, it's only spoken in Italy
1192658 LingoUSA : its a really beautiful language though
1192659 Lynx : I even considered to learning German but it's really tricky
1192660 LingoUSA : i think we should all speak italian. it makes more sense than most languages.
1192661 CaptainJack : considered learning
1192662 Lynx : ty Cap
1192663 CaptainJack : Italian is like firing a gun
1192664 CaptainJack : it seems to go in burts
1192666 Lynx : it's a nice language
1192667 Lynx : I like how it sounds
1192668 CaptainJack : dn lynx
1192669 CaptainJack : Italians sound better speaking english
1192670 Lynx : it wouldn't be so difficult to me, that's a strong point
1192671 LingoUSA : crazy scot
1192672 CaptainJack : they almost sing :D
1192673 Lynx : you can notice an Italian speaking English from miles away, right?
1192675 CaptainJack : They sound really good
1192676 LingoUSA : i hope you don't sound like billy connelly captain. i hate his thick accent.
1192677 CaptainJack : I dont Lingo
1192678 CaptainJack : Im from Inverness
1192679 CaptainJack : same accent as Karen Gillan
1192683 CaptainJack : Although she puts on an american accent a bit
1192684 LingoUSA : one of my coteachers in mexico was from edinburg and his accent was so cofusing to the students that the owner of the school told him to speak as little as possible in class
1192687 LingoUSA : when he said 'hot cocoa' it came out 'hut cuckoo'
1192688 CaptainJack : Our accents are hard
1192689 Lynx : my accent is also hard, Captain
1192690 Lynx : we are in the same boat :)
1192691 LingoUSA : mine is a southern drawl. some find it hard to. but my spanish speaking students seemed to like it. maybe becahhhz itsss soooo slooooowwwww.
1192692 CaptainJack : There was an English Garrison at Ft George, just outside Inverness, still there. It was to keep the scots subdued in the highlands. So here we were taught English but without so much of many English accents
1192693 LingoUSA : roger that
1192694 Lynx : where are you from, Lingo?
1192695 LingoUSA : north carolina
1192696 LingoUSA : i guess andie mcdowell has a typical carolina accent
1192698 CaptainJack : There are carnivals in the south?
1192699 CaptainJack : Deep south I guess
1192700 LingoUSA : only in new orleans
1192701 CaptainJack : Andie Msdowell had a nice accent
1192702 LingoUSA : new orleans is it's own world
1192703 CaptainJack : Id love to go there too
1192704 LingoUSA : yes some people find a carolina accent charming
1192705 Lynx : your accent is similar to the Texas's?
1192706 LingoUSA : similar lynx, but different
1192708 LingoUSA : texans have basically an appalachian accent, which is more nasal, harsher
1192709 LingoUSA : of course we are speaking in very broad generalities
1192710 LingoUSA : country accents are almost always much stronger than city accents, about anywhere you go
1192712 LingoUSA : country meaning rural
1192713 CaptainJack : rural areas are more isolated , cities are a mix
1192714 CaptainJack : so accents dilute
1192715 LingoUSA : el campesino
1192716 LingoUSA : si?
1192717 CaptainJack : like Spanish in europe and that in SA
1192718 Lynx : áreas rurales
1192719 LingoUSA : ok. areas rurales. when do you use campesino?
1192720 Lynx : igual ocurre en España, hay pueblos rurales en los que la gente habla un acento muy marcado
1192721 Lynx : campesino se utiliza más como profesión de trabajo
1192722 CaptainJack : In Sa they still use usted mostly?
1192723 LingoUSA : like 'farmworker' is a campesino?
1192725 Lynx : farmworker = granjero
1192726 LingoUSA : ok. i was thinking it was 'countryside'
1192727 Lynx : I rarely use "campesino" in my speechs
1192729 LingoUSA : do you deliver speeches, or do you mean in your speech?
1192730 Lynx : agricultor, ganadero, granjero .. they are all more common
1192731 Lynx : in informal conversations
1192732 Lynx : day-to-day chats?
1192733 LingoUSA : 'a speech' = an oration for other people to hear
1192734 CaptainJack : or in your speach
1192735 Lynx : speech is more formal or specific then?
1192736 LingoUSA : when you use the article with speech, it changes the meaning
1192737 LingoUSA : Politicians give a speech when they speak in public, but most other people do not give speeches unless they are managers
1192738 LingoUSA : it's a little confusing i know
1192739 Lynx : good clarification
1192740 Lynx : no, it's clear
1192742 CaptainJack : www.greatspeechwriting.co...
1192744 Lynx : Politicians say what everybody wants to hear
1192745 Lynx : speach doesn't exist, does it?
1192746 CaptainJack : for me its a formal talk
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