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Thank you very much to everybody!!

They are very helpful and interesting ideas and I think it can be very 
useful the mapping from many points of views.

DAVID.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Walker" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 3:05 AM
Subject: Re: Phoneme mapping from one language to another


> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Adam Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > What you need to look for is a dialect/accent manual for actors.  I 
>> > have
>> > seen these before, and may even own one.  (Too many books to remember
>> them
>> > all.)  They give correspondances (though not likely to be in IPA) you 
>> > are
>> > looking for.  They are meant give actors guidance for faking various
>> accents
>> > on stage.  I think this should at least be a helpful place to start.
>> >
>> > Adam
>>
>> Funny you should mention that. When I was in high school taking German
>> my teacher (a native German speaker) told me my German pronunciation
>> was good enough to be mistaken for a native German. My trick was I
>> found one of those books in the library and learned to speak English
>> with a German accent. Then when I spoke German, I also spoke it with
>> the same German accent, and it came out right. Everyone else in class
>> was speaking German with an English accent because they spoke English
>> with an English accent.
>>
>> --gary
>>
>
> LOL.  That is quite funny.  Imagine the novelty of speaking Greman with a
> German accent!
>
> Adam
>
> -- 
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