Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby ehophi » 23 May 2012, 12:48

Chris wrote:
ehophi wrote:That's a thick Southern twang for an American TV co-host, isn't it?

:eek: Damn! You're not kidding! Quite the drawl! :lol:

Not that there's anything wrong with a strong Southern accent; I just think it may be a bit confusing to Taiwanese learners.

Fortunately, as was pointed out, this is a lesson on how to translate, not how to learn English.


I'm at a loss over who would want to study translation at 5:30AM.
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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby Confuzius » 23 May 2012, 16:44

ehophi wrote:
Chris wrote:
ehophi wrote:That's a thick Southern twang for an American TV co-host, isn't it?

:eek: Damn! You're not kidding! Quite the drawl! :lol:

Not that there's anything wrong with a strong Southern accent; I just think it may be a bit confusing to Taiwanese learners.

Fortunately, as was pointed out, this is a lesson on how to translate, not how to learn English.


I'm at a loss over who would want to study translation at 5:30AM.


International coke/tweek/speed dealers?
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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby Puppet » 23 May 2012, 17:34

Confuzius wrote:
ehophi wrote:
Chris wrote:
ehophi wrote:That's a thick Southern twang for an American TV co-host, isn't it?

:eek: Damn! You're not kidding! Quite the drawl! :lol:

Not that there's anything wrong with a strong Southern accent; I just think it may be a bit confusing to Taiwanese learners.

Fortunately, as was pointed out, this is a lesson on how to translate, not how to learn English.


I'm at a loss over who would want to study translation at 5:30AM.


International coke/tweek/speed dealers?


The Korean lady would be happy. International coke is her favorite kind.
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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby Chris » 24 May 2012, 00:11

ehophi wrote:I'm at a loss over who would want to study translation at 5:30AM.

Happens when you're overseas... time zones 'n all...
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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby ehophi » 26 May 2012, 06:17

Chris wrote:
ehophi wrote:I'm at a loss over who would want to study translation at 5:30AM.

Happens when you're overseas... time zones 'n all...


But I'm in Taiwan, and the captions are all in Traditional, so I assumed that it was a local program.
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Re: Taiwanese Teach-a-Me-Engoolish Television Programs

Postby Tony the Tiger » 05 Jun 2012, 15:57

Puppet wrote:That was a great dialog. I also got to learn where the computer voices came from.

Here's another gem of English teaching from Korea:



LMFAO :roflmao:

Do you have cock? I want cock. Please give me cock.

Maybe she can add these to her lesson:
What color is cock? Cock is black. I want black cock.
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