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James vip

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2019.07.12 00:36

What do you think about the practice of using an 'English name

'? Personally, I find it strange. I prefer to know the persons real name because a name is important. Some people might like it and think its fun to choose but I also think we English speakers should make the effort to use the names of those we are speaking with and learn how to pronounce them properly. 🤔🇨🇳🇯🇵🇰🇷
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  • Tsin 2019.07.12 00:39

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    Yes, but maybe most foreigner could not pronounce Chinese real name😄
  • Hayden Yi 2019.07.12 00:39

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    I totally underatand your opinion. but, as you know, because lots of koreans have same last name such as “Lee, Park, Kim”, sometime it’s hard to figure out who is called. that’s why I use English name :) it’s just my personal opinion 😂
  • James 2019.07.12 00:40

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    @Tsin Its not true actually. But not learning is not an excuse
  • James 2019.07.12 00:41

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    @Hayden Yi But I think thats laziness for non-Koreans
  • Hayden Yi 2019.07.12 00:43

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    @James Haha :) that also makes sense
  • Sarah 2019.07.12 00:47

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    I think so too. My name is English name and Japanese name same.
  • Y. 2019.07.12 00:48

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    I don't have an English name.🙈😊
  • James 2019.07.12 00:49

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    @Sarah Wow, do Japanese people struggle with your name? Luckily Sarah is easy to pronounce
  • James 2019.07.12 00:49

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    @Hayden Yi but also I will call someone whatever they want, but they shouldnt feel they need to have an English name.
  • Роза과Rosa 2019.07.12 00:57

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    Hello. I’ve learnt a lot of examples where resumes with white-sounding name will get more calls back. I guess that’s why people want English names.
  • Felicia.元 2019.07.12 01:07

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    Can you help me pick up a nice English girl's name?
  • James 2019.07.12 01:10

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    @Роза과Rosa I think that might be a seperate topic. I mean specifically even in the native country where we are not expected to learn native names.
  • Роза과Rosa 2019.07.12 01:11

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    @James what do you mean by native country?
  • James 2019.07.12 01:11

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    @Роза과Rosa Native to the person e.g China
  • Miss.Spring 2019.07.12 01:11

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    For me,I prefer to let people call me by my real name,which makes me at home
  • Роза과Rosa 2019.07.12 01:17

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    @James you can do it, but it's ok if you don't. I personally will make my myself introduction as my Chinese name first and tell them they can call me my English name. Otherwise if'll be just be too much trouble😅cuz names are hard to remember for someone and Asian languages pronunciation could be very difficult for someone who doesn't speak.
  • Eric 2019.07.12 01:22

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    its a nice try for whose people are learning english coz they dont just learn the language. they also learb the culture as well and its kinda convenient for them to communicate with others if they have a name of the language they r learning.
  • 艾雪 Chelsea 2019.07.12 01:24

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    真名太复杂,真不忍心让外国朋友纠结一整天都读不好一个人的名字,哈哈。
  • Rainnie 2019.07.12 01:29

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    My name 雨,so I pick up my English name Rainie😄
  • James 2019.07.12 01:32

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    @Eric Yep, which I can understand of course.
  • Steven林 2019.07.12 01:33

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    I can pronounce an ordinary English name correctly, but for some names I don't know how to pronounce it. In this situation, if he or she has a Chinese name that would be better. But if we get to know each other from a long time and I think i'd like to learn his real name.
  • rinako 2019.07.12 01:38

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    As far as I know, Japanese don't use English name unless it's really difficult for English speakers to call their name or recently some parents name their children global name which both Japanese and English speakers can pronounce like Emma, George, Lisa, Emily, Louis etc.. I think many Chinese and Korean use it instead of real name and I felt strange or mistakenly considered them as native English speakers before I knew that. I'm proud of my personal name, so usually let them know and call Japanese name or short nickname based on it. 😄
  • James 2019.07.12 02:20

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    @rinako Yea I dont think it is as common in Japan. Personally using the real name makes me feel more connected to the culture and the language Im trying to learn. I love language and culture and peoples names!
  • Kayo 2019.07.12 03:25

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    I don’t use English name but If I use English name , I wanna name me Angelina Jolie”👄lol Am I Ok??🤨
  • James 2019.07.12 03:36

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    @Kayo You'll have to ask Angelina, see if shes ok with it 😉
  • Sarah 2019.07.12 15:03

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    @James yes I think so too. My dad said “in the future, I hope you succeed oversea.”
  • weiwei 2019.07.17 03:27

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    Can you teach me English? I can teach you Chinese in return 😄

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