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Unread 08-10-2012, 04:41 AM
 
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Japanese annoys me because it's very monotone, which makes it sound like gibberish

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I generally like the sound of Tagalog, but it depends on who's speaking. This girl speaks it softly and makes it sound nice. Some people make it really unbearable

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Unread 08-10-2012, 09:33 AM
 
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None. Just prefer the sound of some languages more than others ....some accents from the English speaking world now that's something else....
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Unread 08-22-2012, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Slovenia
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Ah, what a great thread.
Here we go ...
The worst: Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese and Scottish English. (No offense at all to these people, I actually feel awful saying this but their lanuage/accent really isn't easy on the ears for me.)
The best: British English, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Japanese. Also, the Scandinavian languages have a strange appeal. :P
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Unread 08-22-2012, 03:39 PM
 
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the most annoying sounding languages for me are
- British english which is spoken by englishmen
- French is like throat potology
- German . Even germans themselfs sing their songs in english or compose an instrumental music)
- Italian - too nasal
- Holland languge - like palatoschisis
- Portuguese - like radio hiss
all other languages have relative pleasant sounding )
Wait, you're in RUSSIA, and you find 3 of the Romance language accents irritating? Ask Americans what they think of YOUR accent. It's pretty bad.

If you've followed this thread, French and Italian are probably among the most liked accents, at least for foreigners speaking English.
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Unread 08-22-2012, 03:46 PM
 
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Ah, what a great thread.
Here we go ...
The worst: Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese and Scottish English. (No offense at all to these people, I actually feel awful saying this but their lanuage/accent really isn't easy on the ears for me.)
The best: British English, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Japanese. Also, the Scandinavian languages have a strange appeal. :P
when people say Chinese, do they mean Cantonese or mandarin?
They are quite different in sound.
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Unread 08-22-2012, 05:16 PM
 
Location: The Midst of Insanity
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Wait, you're in RUSSIA, and you find 3 of the Romance language accents irritating? Ask Americans what they think of YOUR accent. It's pretty bad.

If you've followed this thread, French and Italian are probably among the most liked accents, at least for foreigners speaking English.
What does that mean, Russian is slavic, not romantic.
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Unread 08-22-2012, 05:39 PM
 
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What does that mean, Russian is slavic, not romantic.
I know that. I'm just pointing out that the poster needs to consider the "beauty" of the Russian accent. Not much there.
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Unread 08-22-2012, 08:54 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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when people say Chinese, do they mean Cantonese or mandarin?
They are quite different in sound.
Yes they are definitely different (like comparing English to German), standard Mandarin sounds quite nice to my ear, the southern Chinese languages including Cantonese don't sound that appealing imho.
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Unread 08-23-2012, 12:51 AM
 
Location: Estonia
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French. If I didn't know better I'd think they were intentionally making weird sounds instead of speaking up. Russian as well, it makes everyone sound like a thug.
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Unread 08-23-2012, 01:54 AM
 
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spanish when it is spoken here... We speak english here.
Not well enough to capitalize it, apparently.
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