Wednesday, August 10, 2022

What the Speaker Means vs What the Listener Hears!

Thanks to Andrew Owen at ESL English Teachers (Off2Class Official) group on Facebook.

I have one more of my own:

What the Japanese delegate says: "That would be very difficult." 

What the Japanese delegate means: "No!" 

What the American delegate hears: "Make some practical suggestions to help us work this out!"

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