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Announcement: Thank you and goodbye 0 Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Announcement: Ask Antimoon 0 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:24 pm
games 0 Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:05 am
Can someone define Estaury? 9 Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:13 am
help me in this exercise 1 Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:11 am
IN or ON the bed? 7 Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:13 pm
English Pronunciation 7 Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:57 pm
What does putting yourself on the line mean? 3 Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:41 am
Preparing us for what? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:19 am
Practicing English with Captioned Videos (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:23 am
singular or plural? 6 Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:08 am
Should I Study French or German In College? 1 Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:04 am
Collocating the adjective "complicate". (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 65 Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:12 pm
Sex in the city 3 Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:26 pm
history vs story 9 Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:31 am
Which TV do you prefer to watch, CNN or BBC? 6 Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:48 am
Fuckin' A 6 Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:09 am
Is Oxford English dictionary the best English dictionary? 8 Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:06 pm
Black accent 9 Sat Jun 07, 2008 8:46 am
How many words does an average native speaker know? 3 Sat Jun 07, 2008 7:59 am
Redneck Suburban English (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:32 pm
can learning be a lost cause (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:49 pm
'never' and 'for three years' 3 Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:46 pm
Where does "Jock Accent" originate from? 4 Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:41 pm
Clothing (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:54 pm
Pretty vs. Beautiful 6 Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:26 am
What is a STRUT vowel? 10 Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:44 pm
Is it correct to call oneself a "US American"? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ) 145 Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:32 pm
How to Analysis? 9 Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:59 am
noun/pronoun + asked that + noun/pronoun 6 Thu Jun 05, 2008 12:32 am
mend vs amend 7 Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:47 pm
Shadowing Question for Damien (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:01 pm
YOU is no longer correct???????!!!! (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:50 pm
Britain / England considered the 52nd fifty second state ? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 55 Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:28 am
half past (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:53 am
Vowel in "real" 9 Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:04 pm
Scotland, Wales 6 Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:18 pm
Anti Annie Aunty 6 Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:04 pm
Standard American Christopher Walken English 1 Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:27 pm
Common words used in posh RP (Standard British) (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:13 pm
Question about Dialects/accents in the UK 4 Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:46 am
Fiddlesticks! 6 Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:26 am
Why do African Americans have a Southern accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Tue Jun 03, 2008 5:49 am
hey man (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 58 Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:38 am
Which type of dialogues are happening in the ESL classroom? 1 Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:49 pm
My Accent Sample 5 Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:46 pm
Are there any Brits who can't understand American? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:12 pm
English in Europe (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:10 pm
the crowd is on the edge(s) of their seat(s) 3 Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:44 pm
podcasts in British accents 1 Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:44 am
Differences between downtown & suburban accent in Lond 5 Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:52 am
'never' and 'for three years' 3 Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:37 am
Standard American English (again...) (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Jun 01, 2008 6:32 pm
correct vs incorrect pronunciation of foreign words 11 Sun Jun 01, 2008 6:06 pm
have 9 Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:15 pm
usage (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sat May 31, 2008 8:18 pm
minge? 10 Sat May 31, 2008 3:43 pm
In the beginning it was to word... (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Sat May 31, 2008 3:38 pm
........WHICH ONE IS RIGHT ?!! ......... 6 Sat May 31, 2008 12:50 am
"Unless" in certain conditionals. 7 Sat May 31, 2008 12:34 am
Definition of Terms 2 Fri May 30, 2008 7:51 pm
Vocabulary 0 Fri May 30, 2008 1:58 pm
CringeFest 6: Saying "question" before asking a q 10 Fri May 30, 2008 12:45 am
Would we understand Shakespeare? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Thu May 29, 2008 11:50 pm
guy - non-animate things? 4 Thu May 29, 2008 11:38 pm
try on gloves 3 Thu May 29, 2008 8:13 pm
good hi 4 Thu May 29, 2008 4:54 pm
stress in –teens 4 Thu May 29, 2008 12:55 pm
Victorian Characteristics in Emma 13 Wed May 28, 2008 8:19 pm
Some dificulties ... (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 50 Wed May 28, 2008 1:01 pm
I just don't get it 6 Wed May 28, 2008 11:24 am
English and diphthongization 11 Tue May 27, 2008 9:57 pm
To find something (to be) very interesting 7 Tue May 27, 2008 6:24 pm
A QUESTION FROM THE NON-NATIVE LEARNER. 1 Tue May 27, 2008 2:50 pm
CringeFest: Foreigners trying to hard to talk like natives (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue May 27, 2008 4:37 am
Very Well! 5 Tue May 27, 2008 4:06 am
Nordic English 8 Tue May 27, 2008 12:37 am
Together 1 Tue May 27, 2008 12:11 am
Advice on shadowing for RP 13 Mon May 26, 2008 8:33 pm
To the English people here: Celtic or Anglo-Saxon bloodline? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ) 156 Mon May 26, 2008 7:29 pm
why do so many ppl in western culture say "thank you&qu 10 Mon May 26, 2008 12:28 am
yikes (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sat May 24, 2008 10:14 pm
Moved: Please stop saying Castilian Spanish 2 Sat May 24, 2008 8:52 pm
"Bloody" (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat May 24, 2008 4:36 pm
"in good terms" or "On good terms?" 2 Sat May 24, 2008 12:09 pm
the roundest tower 5 Sat May 24, 2008 3:53 am
(The) Reverend So-and-so 4 Sat May 24, 2008 2:16 am
CringeFest 4: mum 13 Sat May 24, 2008 12:32 am
usage 3 Sat May 24, 2008 12:30 am
"You don't need" vs. "You needn't" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Sat May 24, 2008 12:08 am
Qn on reading intonation in US and UK English 2 Fri May 23, 2008 10:38 pm
mjd, Brennus, Josh : alerte pollution 4 Fri May 23, 2008 3:08 pm
Mirror-Nearer 5 Fri May 23, 2008 2:32 pm
Can we detect a homosexual from his accent? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 79 Fri May 23, 2008 2:08 am
asking about the weather 3 Thu May 22, 2008 3:59 pm
CringeFest: Does "supposably” bother anyone? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu May 22, 2008 11:35 am
question 1 Thu May 22, 2008 7:33 am
CringeFest 2: rife vs. ripe 12 Thu May 22, 2008 7:13 am
CringeFest 3: All THE sudden = just kill me now 4 Thu May 22, 2008 7:11 am
Syllable 4 Thu May 22, 2008 3:02 am
Should this be plural? 8 Thu May 22, 2008 2:55 am
...s 6 Thu May 22, 2008 2:51 am
Hear/heard 5 Thu May 22, 2008 2:41 am
Affected accent or natural adaptation of two 3 Thu May 22, 2008 2:16 am
Elizabeth Montgomery's accent 5 Thu May 22, 2008 2:01 am
Scuse me or excuse me ? 4 Thu May 22, 2008 1:52 am
do you mind 5 Thu May 22, 2008 1:46 am
Q 4 Thu May 22, 2008 1:21 am
What kind of accent is posh among young people in the US? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 100 Thu May 22, 2008 1:15 am
Siblings 5 Thu May 22, 2008 1:01 am
American and Irish accents 14 Thu May 22, 2008 12:55 am
English prepostions are confusing and frustrating! 8 Thu May 22, 2008 12:34 am
USAn USAer (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Thu May 22, 2008 12:28 am
wh [hw] (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu May 22, 2008 12:21 am
grammar 2 Wed May 21, 2008 7:48 pm
how are you? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Tue May 20, 2008 6:04 pm
"it's a miller time" means? 14 Tue May 20, 2008 2:31 am
the differences between Past Participle and passive Voice 2 Mon May 19, 2008 9:52 pm
closet pervert Vs. open pervert? 1 Fri May 16, 2008 11:11 pm
Translation of the Aranese text into English (Febr 28th) 1 Fri May 16, 2008 11:05 pm
Why do Canadians speak American accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu May 15, 2008 10:19 pm
An unusual narration style for a text adventure 6 Thu May 15, 2008 6:06 pm
bus 7 6 Thu May 15, 2008 1:30 pm
why do so many ppl in western culture say "thank you&qu (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Thu May 15, 2008 6:51 am
about Little Red Riding Hood 5 Thu May 15, 2008 1:31 am
Shifter's Position 5 Wed May 14, 2008 11:40 pm
Learning to use the definite article in English 1 Wed May 14, 2008 5:02 pm
Forming conditionals 8 Wed May 14, 2008 8:35 am
MASTERTALKER Game 0 Wed May 14, 2008 5:47 am
When did British English become predominantly non-rhotic? 10 Tue May 13, 2008 5:32 pm
asking a boy out 11 Tue May 13, 2008 2:22 am
Difference between "in" and "on" (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Mon May 12, 2008 6:52 pm
The most commonly used expressions in America? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Mon May 12, 2008 6:14 pm
Adjectives or Nouns? 11 Sat May 10, 2008 11:44 pm
Accent Analyzing (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Sat May 10, 2008 5:25 pm
Found you wanting 6 Sat May 10, 2008 2:48 am
My voice sample (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 65 Fri May 09, 2008 4:02 pm
What are the differences? 1 Fri May 09, 2008 2:51 pm
Call for Damian! 7 Fri May 09, 2008 8:00 am
student retention 0 Thu May 08, 2008 11:01 am
Placement of "that". 2 Thu May 08, 2008 10:58 am
A misuse of the participial phrase? 9 Thu May 08, 2008 10:49 am
advise+gerund/infinitive 5 Thu May 08, 2008 7:31 am
Happier 13 Thu May 08, 2008 5:55 am
Johnson had copied me on a mail he'd sent out to his team 5 Thu May 08, 2008 5:08 am
Reduced particles 0 Wed May 07, 2008 4:14 pm
great/big fan of... 10 Wed May 07, 2008 2:55 am
kid 6 Tue May 06, 2008 7:16 pm
What does proficiency mean. 0 Tue May 06, 2008 11:35 am
If I would have known 11 Tue May 06, 2008 2:26 am
CVS in the South? 3 Mon May 05, 2008 12:01 am
would or did ? 11 Sun May 04, 2008 4:20 pm
Shall I write my name and address in my motivation letter? 2 Sun May 04, 2008 3:15 pm
Is this word good to open my sentence? 1 Sun May 04, 2008 3:07 pm
cringe words 8 Sun May 04, 2008 8:51 am
look at television 6 Sun May 04, 2008 7:39 am
What does this idiom mean? 1 Sun May 04, 2008 3:48 am
OK 6 Sat May 03, 2008 11:59 pm
Fishing in/on/at (the) sea 3 Sat May 03, 2008 1:22 am
Do these Swedes have an accent at all? 2 Sat May 03, 2008 12:17 am
you are anal (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri May 02, 2008 11:52 am
Meaning of "well-regulated" (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri May 02, 2008 12:32 am
Supermemo and IELTS 0 Thu May 01, 2008 8:14 pm
dubious distinction 9 Thu May 01, 2008 3:36 pm
Antivirus 6 Thu May 01, 2008 3:03 pm
Which city is leading the fashion of English accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu May 01, 2008 11:06 am
Eminem's accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 47 Thu May 01, 2008 3:05 am
a man of four and fifty 12 Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:59 pm
a whole nother day 5 Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:08 pm
if you are in the market for a bridge... 2 Wed Apr 30, 2008 1:13 pm
ing - ink? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:15 pm
It don't matter 4 Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:11 am
Power Tutorials Skype English Online 0 Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:03 am
How do you pronounce... 14 Tue Apr 29, 2008 7:59 pm
order-disorder 1 Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:42 am
How do you pronounce "Sachs" in 3 Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:08 am
question 5 Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:42 am
the essence of call center telemarketing training in english 1 Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:35 pm
Aspitation after S 5 Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:41 pm
Can you correct my sentence, please! 2 Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:52 am
Old movies (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:57 am
is this sentence alright? 9 Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:36 am
Past tense in English 5 Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:14 pm
John Cleese 9 Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:46 pm
Supermemo for beginner 0 Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:17 am
oh my goddess 0 Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:42 am
"church" 11 Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:52 pm
Vowels' Transcriptions (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:57 pm
The national character of the English and of the Russians. (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:46 pm
telephone 13 Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:15 pm
please help me translate this. 2 Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:26 am
come/go to smb 8 Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:23 am
is or was? 4 Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:46 am
"u" in "up" and "a" in "a 6 Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:15 pm
Determining an Accent Based on Very Little (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:37 pm
is this an idiom: to clean up nicely (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Thu Apr 24, 2008 2:37 pm
/ʌ/ & /ə/ 1 Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:40 pm
Differences In Australian Accents 2 Thu Apr 24, 2008 2:13 am
What makes English so difficult to learn? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 78 Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:22 am
Listening or reading 9 Wed Apr 23, 2008 3:07 am
Why English is ultimately so hard to master 3 Wed Apr 23, 2008 3:03 am
yugara hang in nair 10 Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:38 pm
Can a foreigner speak and/or write English better than nativ (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:29 pm
can you find which one is written by a an American native? 7 Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:52 am
in/at 5 Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:07 pm
plural of "who" 7 Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:52 pm
constable 7 Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:24 am
[Urgent!] IELTS test - Speaking sub test test: part 3 9 Mon Apr 21, 2008 2:57 am
on/over 2 Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:39 pm
The Whole Of The Time vs. The Whole Time? 2 Sun Apr 20, 2008 8:02 pm
"comforter" 13 Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:45 pm
Pronunciation of 'Wisconsin' (pages: 1 2 3 ) 39 Sun Apr 20, 2008 10:56 am
were 12 Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:34 am
Which part of the USA does my (American) accent come from? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:01 am
is/are 3 Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:13 am
Do Californians have an accent? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 69 Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:50 am
Which kind of English is worst stigamtized? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:10 am
put people on the spot 1 Fri Apr 18, 2008 10:22 pm
expression 2 Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:13 pm
was/were 3 Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:50 pm
"comfortable" 5 Fri Apr 18, 2008 12:21 pm
Articles 1 Fri Apr 18, 2008 10:44 am
ESL Bookstores in USA 0 Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:39 am
there's a certain satisfaction... 1 Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:07 am
"crap" 13 Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:25 am
English tense question 4 Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:43 pm
Transcription of monophthongization of [aI] 3 Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:35 pm
garmmatical problem 5 Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:24 pm
British American English confrontation? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:17 pm
Regularising the irregular (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:03 pm
oh god im coming 5 Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:47 pm
If I post my Personal Statement here, will anybody help me.. 8 Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:42 pm
Why is the French so loathful of English? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:55 pm
Pronunciation of "dude". 13 Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:48 am
How do you pronounce < &#652; >? 4 Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:54 pm
everyone,everybody, 3 Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:07 pm
What are the qualities that differ US accent from UK accent? 2 Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:42 pm
Does the US accent really override UK accent worldwide now? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:01 pm
Kyra Sedgwick's fake accent 0 Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:58 pm
hard on 10 Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:28 am
high coefficient of sexy 7 Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:44 pm
how new yorker pronounce "a" in "father" 7 Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:53 pm
She'd of liked that. 4 Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:51 pm
What do you think makes an excellent speaker? 3 Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:36 pm
correct constructions 04/08 ? 0 Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:03 am
What does my accent tell about me? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:45 am
Horse-hoarse unmerged speaker wanted 12 Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:55 pm
how are you? well 6 Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:20 pm
Board Games for ESL/EFL 4 Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:53 pm
Case problem with 'whoever/whomever' 12 Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:38 pm
How do u say "west street", "fifth floor" 3 Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:08 am
relaxed state of mind 2 Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:16 pm
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