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Ed vip

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2020.06.13 22:12
I see many of you trying to use informal language in your posts because you think it makes you sound more like a native speaker. The problem is that you’re making mistakes with the informal language too. It takes time to know when and how to use informal language.

My recommendation is to master the basics of standard English FIRST, before you try to use slang and other informal language. I think many of you negatively impact your learning for the sake of trying to sound informal and it’s really not that important. Sounding informal should not be a priority. It’s MORE important to speak and write correctly, even if you sound formal. You’ll have plenty of time to experiment with more informal language once you’re more comfortable with English overall.
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  • Luz 2020.06.13 22:24

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    I agree
  • Ceci Sirtori 2020.06.13 22:25

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    👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
  • César 2020.06.13 22:28

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    Good advice
  • 🥑VAD HETER DU 2020.06.13 22:29

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    Exactly..first the basics...and then you the rest
  • Jess 2020.06.13 22:33

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    I can not be more agree with you, also people who are learning Spanish usually do this and sometimes it's difficult to help them because they think it's cool to use bad words or as you said they are trying to sound like a native and if you tell them this they get mad 😂 I myself tryed to sound cooler when I started to learn English years ago... big mistake
  • Camila 2020.06.13 22:36

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    You are right !
  • Andy 2020.06.13 22:39

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    👍🙌
  • Diego 2020.06.13 22:39

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    Hey, thank you. I'll do it :)
  • alex153212 2020.06.13 23:02

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    Speaking the formal language is nothing wrong, but as we all know, that's not REAL language in daily life, it's more than weird in daily conversation.
  • Ed 2020.06.13 23:03

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    @alex153212 it’s better to sound formal and like a textbook than to make mistakes. That’s my point.
  • alex153212 2020.06.13 23:45

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    @Ed Well, Thanks, I got what you really mean.
  • Andrés 2020.06.14 18:22

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    Thanks for the advice Ed, you are absolutely right.

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