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Muz1234

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Are there Japanese films about Japanese people who learn English in the films? Films that portray about language learning.
 

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Immediately thought of this:
 

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That's not very fair. They should at least let them hear the correct pronunciation first.
 

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Hearing the correct pronunciation wouldn't have changed anything. I have spent hours teaching pronunciation to Japanese students, only to hear them completely revert back to "Katakana English" the very next day. It never fails.
 

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Since were are on the topic of katakana English, I'd like everyone to take a look at a katakana English YouTube video that has over 50 million views! Many people call it the Makudonarudo (McDonald's) video.

 

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One of my favorites on fake english is Italian. Very interesting to think about how English sounds to non speakers. Lots of I.
 

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This thread has turned into something fun. Here's another video with idol girls trying to speak english.
 

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Here's another video with idol girls trying to speak english.
Yes! Unfortunately, I have had many classes where the students speak just like this... ("People! People! People!")

Here is another good one. Take a look at this video from 0:59. I have forced my students many times into the exact situation as, "What are you sinking about?" (It is very painful to teach Japanese students to pronounce "think".) Too funny.

 
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