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2021.06.07 18:05

I'm probably going to delete this post, but I feel like ranting

a little bit.

One thing I noticed about Hellotalk is there are a lot of people on here pretending to be British or American. I'll look on their profile and it'll say they are 100% fluent or a native speaker, but then I'll read their bio and realise that they're lying. What's worse is I'll see these "natives" correcting posts for other people and teaching them incorrect English. 🤦🏻‍♂️ Moral of the story: just be honest. 😂 If you're not a native speaker, don't pretend to be one.
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  • noone 2021.06.07 18:07

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    It's true, I've seen these profiles, the worst thing is that they don't even speak English well.
  • Alex∈Ø 2021.06.07 18:07

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    I made screen of your post to save it. 😂
  • Patricia 2021.06.07 18:10

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    Ok podrías decir en privado quienes son asi no sigo sus consejos?😁
  • Angie 2021.06.07 18:11

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    Why would someone feign someone they are not? What's the point of that?
  • Brad 2021.06.07 18:11

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    @Patricia hahaha I'd feel bad calling anyone out in specific, but if you're wondering about someone on here, you can always ask me.
  • Brad 2021.06.07 18:13

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    @Alex∈Ø Not good 😂
  • Brad 2021.06.07 18:13

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    @noone Yeah, exactly. Be careful. 🤓
  • Marie 2021.06.07 18:13

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    I've noticed the same.it is a pity. Usually I don't interact with such "pretenders"
  • Brad 2021.06.07 18:14

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    @Angie I think that they want to make friends on here, but sooner or later they're going to be found out.
  • Angie 2021.06.07 18:15

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    Oh... Sad
  • Patricia 2021.06.07 18:15

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    @Brad Ok, no tengo ninguna sospecha. Sólo quería saber asi no me confunden más de lo que estoy😂
  • Yan 2021.06.07 18:17

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    Yeah I have seen it, maybe they just want more attention s, but that's bad to lie about your nationalities.
  • Elena 2021.06.07 18:20

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    It’s a disaster for beginners. I agree. 👍
  • Eugene 2021.06.07 18:29

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    Согласен с этой мыслью, но Ваша просьба нереалистична. Если человек готов обманывать других, призывать его быть честным может и не сработать. Может, там вообще совести нет. Самим пользователям необходимо проявлять осторожность и не доверять сразу всему, кто, что говорит. Справедливости ради надо добавить, что и сами истинные носители языка вполне способны совершать множество ошибок в своём языке.😊
  • Eugene 2021.06.07 18:29

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    I agree with that thought, but your request is unrealistic. If a person is willing to deceive others, urging them to be honest may not work. Maybe there is no conscience there at all. Users themselves need to be cautious and not immediately trust everything anyone says. To be fair, I should add that true native speakers themselves are quite capable of making a lot of mistakes in their language.😊
  • Eugene 2021.06.07 18:30

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    Estoy de acuerdo con este pensamiento, pero su petición es poco realista. Si una persona está dispuesta a engañar a los demás, instarle a ser honesto puede no funcionar. Tal vez no haya conciencia en absoluto. Los propios usuarios deben tener cuidado y no confiar inmediatamente en todo lo que alguien dice. Para ser justos, debo añadir que los propios hablantes nativos son muy capaces de cometer muchos errores en su propia lengua.😊
  • ItsAda 2021.06.07 18:33

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    Yea~a lot of!!😤
  • Anna N. 2021.06.07 18:34

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    At all times people have tended to pretend to be something they are not.
  • Brad 2021.06.07 18:36

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    @Eugene all excellent points, however... Natives do make a lot of mistakes with grammar as well, but it's all a matter of degree and what kind of mistakes they make. If you are a native speaker, it's easy enough to tell native speakers from non native speakers most of the time.
  • antonella 2021.06.07 18:37

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    Hola entonces enseñarme tu ingles
  • Eugene 2021.06.07 18:40

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    @Brad Согласен, что даже по характеру ошибок можно определить носителя. Ошибки носителей отличаются от ошибок неносителей. I agree that even by the nature of the errors you can identify the natives. Native speakers errors are different from non-native errors. Estoy de acuerdo en que incluso por la naturaleza de los errores se puede identificar a los nativos. Los errores de los hablantes nativos son diferentes de los errores de los no nativos.
  • DaNa 2021.06.07 19:00

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    I agreed! But as an English learners, I find it's really difficult to know if someone are native speakers cuz my English is not good enough for that. It's sad. We are here to learn and exchange. Nobody wanna be taught by the wrong things. 😟😟😢😢
  • Elena 2021.06.07 19:22

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    I suppose Brad just did warn those who doesn’t have a clue... 🤔
  • Sophie苏菲的世界 2021.06.08 00:15

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    TRUE
  • Julia 2021.06.08 00:45

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    They wanna attention ...
  • Stephen 2021.06.08 00:59

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    Bro , you need to be the hero 🦸‍♂️ exposed them all lol
  • Brad 2021.06.08 01:00

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    @Stephen hahaha that's too much work 😂😂😂 and to be honest I don't want to make enemies
  • снежный мишка 2021.06.18 07:23

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    I make so many mistakes I question if I’m a native.

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