What English Sounds Like To Someone Who Doesn’t Speak It

August 3, 2013 2:16 pm 2 comments Views: 3074

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Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston, a Sydney-based film-making duo, made this short film “Skwerl” in a fake language that is supposed to imitate what English sounds like to foreigners.

Check it out, it’s a trip.

The speaking starts about 30 seconds into the movie:

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  • Tim

    Idk maybe its the extremely poor sound quality and i missed something said because of it ……but i do not see how this demonstrates how engkish sounds to non english speaking people. ……i would imagine that it sounds to them how Italian or russian or spanish sounds to english speaking people
    Tim