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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
Do I pretty??? 12 Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:02 am
America/its We/our 12 Tue Sep 11, 2007 7:39 am
An Accent Of New Jersey!???? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ) 135 Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:11 am
Several sentences, Help Plz 1 Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:28 pm
have your stuff 3 Mon Sep 10, 2007 4:29 am
"Improving your English" Article 7 Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:56 pm
Intent vs Intention 2 Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:37 pm
American English Lessons... and where are the British ones? 1 Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:52 pm
grammar 4 Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:10 pm
Becoming a Great Oral Communicator 2 Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:57 am
Colloquial Standard English 6 Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:39 am
rediculous (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:07 am
Quality of /E/ in Scottish English 4 Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:18 pm
difficulty with "th" sound (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Sep 07, 2007 5:17 pm
How to distinguish the weak forms of HIM and THEM? 3 Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:03 pm
low back merger video 2 Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:02 pm
Which is correct? 5 Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:39 pm
Is this map true? 2 Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:37 pm
Verb tense problem 3 10 Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:25 pm
Could you please comment on this? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:22 pm
I'm afraid... Please help me... 5 Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:27 pm
English with a Chinese accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:15 pm
Why can't the English teach their children how to speak? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:57 am
How can I improve my vocabulary,help!!! 7 Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:57 am
South African dialect (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:40 am
Canadian vs. Californian English (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:26 pm
AAVE lessons? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:02 pm
Why some speak well and others not? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:04 pm
Pronunciation of rather 11 Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:54 pm
New Present Perfect in Africa 2 Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:51 am
came to remember 1 Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:50 am
Keeping a conversation going 4 Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:11 pm
Where is this speaker from? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ) 148 Wed Sep 05, 2007 9:48 pm
When did American accent become different from British?? (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:50 pm
Ugh-free English 12 Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:48 pm
SuperMemo like on Symbian, Java ? 2 Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:40 am
No dialect? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:48 am
"for shizzle" (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:04 pm
Perfect Accent 2 Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:27 am
Are you a hyperwhite? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:10 pm
Superstandardists 14 Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:06 pm
how to pronounce "prevail over"? 1 Mon Sep 03, 2007 5:24 pm
what's the difference between "excessive" and &quo 4 Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:20 pm
whiteness 9 Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:13 pm
ESL Countries 4 Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:16 am
"Let's" is not a contraction. (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:23 am
law school application--personal statement 1 Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:46 am
run its course 2 Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:31 pm
communication and story-telling 2 Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:52 pm
How do you pronounce "aberrent" ? 5 Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:04 am
Anne Hathaway's accent imitating in Becoming Jane 2 Sun Sep 02, 2007 1:58 am
Past tense of "lead" is spelled "led," n 10 Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:58 pm
American Accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 57 Sat Sep 01, 2007 6:47 pm
"I could care less" 6 Sat Sep 01, 2007 2:31 pm
Learn English in the Philippines 0 Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:57 am
Are there different Southern accents? (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:52 am
American Accent 5 Sat Sep 01, 2007 2:42 am
what's the difference between liberty and freedom? 8 Sat Sep 01, 2007 2:16 am
Valley Girl talk: the preferred variation of English (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 46 Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:02 pm
Meaning shift in "steal" and "borrow" 0 Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:52 pm
PocketPC for Supermemo 1 Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:34 pm
funky English 7 Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:38 am
Black hair, blue hair.... 11 Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:14 am
what does the latter part of the sentence mean? 2 Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:17 am
Tyneside, Merseyside 8 Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:58 pm
What is the meaning of prep? 10 Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:01 pm
Why do some people say "baby"? 13 Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:53 am
Wannabees both? 2 Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:35 pm
"Ain't" in its place. (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:23 pm
fruit or fruits? 6 Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:59 pm
Too 9 Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:06 pm
difference between indecisive and vacillate? 1 Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:43 am
pillow talk 2 Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:38 pm
Fun facts about the English language (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:03 am
Spelling pronunciations (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:51 am
admittedly self-selecting 6 Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:50 pm
Teached? 5 Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:09 am
American talk in the middleof .. 2 Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:50 am
Re: Where can I find perfect pronunciation outside USA? 1 Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:48 pm
shrink, shrank, shrunk (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 90 Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:14 pm
Re: Is your product available in other countries? 0 Sat Aug 25, 2007 3:02 pm
you're 11 Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:32 pm
Do Irish people like to be called Paddies??? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 10 11 12 13 ) 194 Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:36 am
English with ASL Gloss: "You make me so frustrating [si 0 Sat Aug 25, 2007 9:19 am
How to address the question tag after gotta (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:54 pm
used not to be/were not 9 Fri Aug 24, 2007 4:11 am
Which Accent Sounds Most Like Yours? 0 Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:32 pm
up 7 Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:41 pm
I asked this b4, but I think Im really forgetfull 4 Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:53 pm
Pakaderm Onomatopœia (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Aug 23, 2007 9:06 am
Media/medium 8 Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:46 am
"baby hit me one more time" 11 Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:33 pm
Pronunciation of internet 13 Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:40 pm
Connected speech problems? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 39 Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:32 pm
"sir" (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:57 am
What does stake mean here? 2 Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:37 am
Plural of mouse (not the animal) (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:33 pm
Vintage Fit 3 Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:07 pm
ielts preparation 3 Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:21 pm
"cigarette" 3 Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:58 pm
weather 1 Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:36 pm
Reanalysis of "adult" as "a dult". 14 Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:31 am
What does Stalker mean? 1 Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:04 pm
"er" after "r" sounds. 7 Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:39 am
"Stand for" question 5 Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:47 am
Kick someone's ass 6 Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:42 am
-ong [An(g)] : [Qn(g)] distribution 7 Mon Aug 20, 2007 1:24 am
Sentence Problems 8 Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:58 am
It sounds weird.... (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:41 pm
a future arranged in terms of hills and light? 9 Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:23 pm
Moved: How can I remove or lessen my American accent in my Spanish? 1 Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:44 pm
Verb tense problem 2 4 Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:11 pm
"as to" 5 Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:00 am
Voicing in plurals 7 Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:44 am
Phoneminization of "ow". (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:30 am
"engine" 1 Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:03 am
r allophony 1 Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:04 am
[u] fronting in Californian English. 14 Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:57 pm
"police" 8 Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:40 pm
Hanasack? 1 Sat Aug 18, 2007 8:05 am
Need help with teaching English 6 Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:10 pm
"leprechaun" 2 Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:12 pm
"sure" 10 Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:41 am
"bored with" or "bored of" 1 Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:02 am
duck confit 1 Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:18 am
Californian slang vs East Coast slang (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:06 pm
Negative contraction reductions. 12 Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:09 am
Learn ------> learned or learnt? 5 Thu Aug 16, 2007 6:29 am
British accent 6 Wed Aug 15, 2007 11:35 pm
"eggy" - a language used in Northfield. Aberdeen 5 Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:52 pm
"boxes" and "boxers". 8 Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:20 pm
Uses of "have got/have gotten?" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:46 pm
/k/ 5 Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:01 pm
Misuse and Abuse 4 Wed Aug 15, 2007 3:51 pm
LETTER and COMMA 11 Wed Aug 15, 2007 3:14 pm
Is dinner a countable? 9 Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:27 pm
COMPENSATION 2 Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:20 pm
wander for acres 2 Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:00 am
Illicit and Illegal 1 Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:35 am
some vs a few vs several 8 Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:08 am
Philadelphia accent 1 Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:10 pm
"clothes dryer" or "tumble dryer" 10 Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:31 pm
What does "Thumbed Edition" mean? 9 Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:10 pm
Is this correct? 4 Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:01 pm
An Indian forgets Hindi and starts speaking American English 3 Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:14 pm
difficulties with th-sound and the english R? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 53 Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:37 am
shifting of the tenses in Would clause 2 Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:06 am
Spelling of a word. 5 Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:06 pm
electric toothbrush. 6 Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:51 pm
New York low back vowels 9 Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:30 pm
weak verbs? 9 Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:15 pm
fifth 7 Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:10 pm
Which expression is correct? 3 Sun Aug 12, 2007 11:11 pm
He is a 'Gay'! (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:52 pm
"kiln" (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 54 Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:45 pm
That 4 Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:41 pm
glue or adhesive 3 Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:44 pm
"thanks Joe" versus "thank you" 2 Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:05 pm
highbrow 6 Sun Aug 12, 2007 1:59 pm
That... (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sun Aug 12, 2007 8:11 am
The pronounciation of thigh 4 Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:55 am
"God bless you" (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:47 am
How do I get rid of my cot-caught distinction (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:27 pm
True and corect rules? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:52 pm
[strVk], [strIk@n] 4 Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:11 pm
How to call a baby? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:22 pm
Prescriptive answer? 1 Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:18 am
"That being said..." what does this mean? 8 Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:11 am
Amy Winehouse's accent 7 Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:46 am
Boeing-bowling merger? 5 Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:06 am
I need to learn RP (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Aug 11, 2007 1:21 am
Pronunciation of the word "And" with vowel shift?? 2 Sat Aug 11, 2007 12:49 am
Why do you study English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 47 Fri Aug 10, 2007 5:49 pm
Project: using translation in a language lesson. 0 Fri Aug 10, 2007 11:13 am
glottal stop (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:26 am
Worchestershire (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:20 am
synonyms? 8 Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:31 am
bitch (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:25 am
Questions for Canadians! 8 Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:42 am
Month VS Months (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:52 pm
How to express Catamenia in the daily usage? 1 Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:14 pm
normal working methods 10 Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:32 pm
Paraphrase this sentence. 4 Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:26 pm
Vehicle-smoothing 14 Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:12 pm
(ee)-ther or (i)-ther 4 Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:02 pm
couldnt be happier ???? 3 Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:45 pm
Linguistics Question 3 Thu Aug 09, 2007 7:21 am
American Pronunciation of Can and Can't (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:51 am
help with a/an 5 Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:35 pm
@Pos & Friends (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 56 Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:26 pm
The "used to" thread 11 Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:34 pm
Simon Cowell's Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:35 pm
pease 8 Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:04 pm
Standard American accent 2 Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:12 am
Another at guessing my accent (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:42 am
"I don't" 12 Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:27 am
"Kahn" (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:46 am
I am used not to 10 Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:58 pm
Which one? 14 Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:29 pm
behind. 4 Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:29 pm
did used to (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:00 pm
"mad" and "sad" 7 Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:35 pm
/ai/ vs. /@i/ (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:08 pm
Poly- , multi-, mani- 1 Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:17 pm
What kind of accent does he have? 0 Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:56 am
Lessons from the UpSeries: how quickly can an accent change? 4 Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:47 am
AE speakers who use "did used to"... (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:09 am
Incomplete merger? 2 Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:01 am
Gatsby help (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:49 am
Guess my name w/ the provided Riddles (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:22 pm
An obscure English word--Help! 5 Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:16 pm
Standards (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:46 pm
"itch" 7 Mon Aug 06, 2007 7:44 pm
"if yuo cna raed and udnresnatd tihs whtiuot ayn porbel (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:36 pm
/h/, /w/ and /j/. 2 Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:35 pm
Third person gender neutral pronoun 4 Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:31 pm
Pronunciation of "always" 10 Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:55 pm
Does she sound like a native speaker? 3 Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:54 am
I used not to play football. (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:43 am
I speak two stigmatized dialects of English (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:41 am
why? 8 Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:17 am
misguided venture 2 Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:18 am
"Enrol in a lifetime of ESL course" Is this an off 2 Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:07 am
Why don't words like butter and bottle don't have sound t? 12 Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:05 am
xettonym 5 Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:16 am
H 11 Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:53 am
fit/fitted (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:24 am
Somewhen, somewhy... (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:01 am
how to pronounce IRON? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Sun Aug 05, 2007 7:42 pm
Can anyone teach me british accent? 2 Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:51 pm
how to pronunce "er" in American English? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:08 pm
Are "uh", "er" and "um" words? (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:33 am
through/across 1 Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:52 am
Please evaluate my pronunciation and accent 6 Sun Aug 05, 2007 7:01 am
grammar question? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:34 am
"Reading is easier than listening" (revised) 2 Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:26 am
Read in native language or in original language? 6 Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:03 am
the Glorious Twelfth ? 10 Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:09 am
"truthing" and "saming" 10 Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:57 pm
Do you know the anwer to these questions? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Sat Aug 04, 2007 1:01 pm
Clarification about a Canadian accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:43 am
A woman is my mother 13 Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:12 pm
Pronunciation of threshold. 8 Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:49 pm
The running boy is my son. 4 Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:13 pm
ambiguous 5 Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:22 pm
Pronunciation Of a Name (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:06 pm
shone/shined (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:57 am
Want to talk like Bill 14 Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:39 am
I totally don't understand this sentence 5 Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:19 am
I missed Vs I did miss 5 Fri Aug 03, 2007 2:24 am
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