. . .
Linguistic quirks (rather than mistakes) also vary between cultures. In my experience from teaching in several different countries, Italian learners of English tend to overuse the word nice
(for anything and everything, including a nice
horror film); Cambodians love to throw a small party
; Polish speakers describe a lot of things as being a huge problem
; and Japanese students frequently dream of beautiful views.
. . .2.) Pronunciation of th: Yes, I sink so/Yes, I tink so/Yes, I fink so for Yes, I think so.
sound, which is so common in English, is one of the most difficult for non-native speakers to pronounce. They tend to adapt various strategies for getting round it, some of which are increasingly being used by native speakers too.
In fact, some linguists believe the tricky th
will vanish from British English altogether
within a couple of generations.
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