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Alia 알리아 vip

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2021.02.14 16:33

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People wondered where the kite came from. Who was behind it? It was truly the big bird, the biggest of them all.
For an hour, the townsfolk followed the flight of the big bird. They craned their necks to see it rise: erect, singular, unopposed. Some said it was living. Some said it was a miracle. 🪁

Murzban Shroff, "Third Eye Rising"

Image: If I walk into this ocean and keep swimming straight ahead, I will reach Canada🙂
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  • Olga 2021.02.14 16:48

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    🙈
  • Paul 2021.02.14 16:51

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    They "craned" their necks. Is the pun intentional do you think.?
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 16:54

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    @Laisson Good🙂. Try to pronounce all consonants. Also let's check: wondered, craned, was
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:03

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    @Olga you have such a peaceful voice🌷. If you like, let's check the they their (although I can understand you even if you pronounce TH differently). You may place the tip of your tongue between your teeth while saying TH.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:05

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    @Paul that is a really good question actually. I believe it is intentional but I can ask him and let you know.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:12

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    @Songee 잘 했어요 🌷👍🏻 Let's practice eRect/eLect, l-i-ving/l-ea-ving (i😲/ea😁)
  • Songee 2021.02.14 17:13

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    @Alia 알리아 thank you!!😆
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:14

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    @Rafael 🙂👍🏻wondered, came, big, craned, som(e) said
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:15

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    @Songee you are most welcome🙂👍🏻 Come back anytime!
  • Songee 2021.02.14 17:17

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    @Alia 알리아 😊👍👍
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:18

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    @Gabriela 😃🌷truly, follow(e)d cran(e)d unoppos(e)d, said →/sed/
  • Gabriela 2021.02.14 17:30

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    @Alia 알리아 thank you 🖤
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 17:32

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    @Gabriela you are most welcome🙂 Volte sempre!
  • Rafael 2021.02.14 18:17

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    @Alia 알리아 thank you so much, I will work on it👍
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 18:24

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    @Matteo 😃👍🏻wonder(e)d, follow(e)d and kiT(e), flighT
  • Laisson 2021.02.14 18:26

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    @Alia 알리아
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 18:28

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    @Joseph IT. I'm impressed. 👍🏻😃 (h)our.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 18:31

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    @Rafael my pleasure😁👍🏻
  • Laisson 2021.02.14 18:32

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    Again... tks 🙃
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 18:33

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    @Laisson it's my pleasure , I look forward to it😁👍🏻
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.14 18:35

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    @Laisson oh nice, this is much better👍🏻! Remember the silent ~(e)d in some words and you will be doing great👍🏻!
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.14 19:12

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    @Alia 알리아 grazie, thanks. I try to have a good pronunciation, but difficult is conversation 😊
  • Matteo 2021.02.14 19:14

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    @Alia 알리아 Grazie Alia.
  • SweetGraceCanada🦋 2021.02.14 19:31

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    Welcome to Canada~~🇨🇦💐 I always follow your pronunciation.😁 Alia~~! Always thank you so much~~💕💞👍🏻🥰
  • Olga 2021.02.14 19:58

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    @Alia 알리아 thank you so much. I would try to make my *th* better🙈🤗❣
  • Jay L. 2021.02.14 20:56

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    Beautiful reading Alia. Congrats 😄
  • KyungSoo Kang 2021.02.14 22:28

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    Have you ever tried to fly a kite? When I was a child, I often have flied a kite. It was a fun then!
  • Happyday_야생고릴라🦍 2021.02.14 23:15

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    알리아의 아름다운 헌신에 감사드려요~♥ 😍👍👍👍
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:05

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    @Joseph IT. You will do well conversing with your pronunciation. What happens, do you struggle with vocab or with comprehension?
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:11

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    @DavTheFav 😃👍🏻big, singular, miracle (i should sound like in "it")
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:11

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    @Matteo Prego my friend🙂
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:14

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    @SweetGraceCanada🦋 Hahaha 🇨🇦 Yay💜!! Now that would be amazing.I would love to swim over to Canada🤩 and be welcomed by Grace🌷. Thank you for listening to me here, I am lucky to have you as my buddy🙆🏻!
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:22

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    @sara 😃👍🏻 wow!
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:29

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    @T4E_Louis Oh! You have translated! 😃👍🏻 Remember that in words ending in ~tion the T will sound as an S. It is also important to take into account that French tends to place the accent on the last "sounding" syllable (the last one that has a vowel sound that is not mute) in a group of words that goes together, sometimes a sentence, sometimes part of it. So one starts relaxed and builds tension toward the end of that group of words to only accentuate the end. This will help give speech more fluidity. If you share the text here, I can read it for you to give you an example😃.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:30

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    @Olga You already have great English, thank you for your audio, Olga🌷😃
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:31

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    @Jay L. Why thank you very much, Jay, I appreciate it 🙂🙏🏻!
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:32

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    @KyungSoo Kang I have as a child (fun, right?) but also as an adult. As an adult more as a sport but I still love it😍
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 09:37

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    @Happyday_야생고릴라🦍 This is so kind~😍. Is it a common expression in Korean? 😃🙏🏻 Kind and motivated students always keep us going👍🏻
  • Happyday_야생고릴라🦍 2021.02.15 09:55

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    @Alia 알리아 Um... not common expression. But your comments are always full of warm complement, cheering and helping words for your followers, so I feel encouraged just by reading your comments. So I aleays really appreciate that!
  • Jay L. 2021.02.15 10:04

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    @Alia 알리아 Alia, also I think it might be a good idea to have native speakers/ volunteers from other English-speaking countries to read your passages to give learner a change to listen to different accents within the English speaking world...that might also help, I think. Jay
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 10:14

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    @Happyday_야생고릴라🦍 I am humbled 💜🙏🏻! I really like people like you, who can express with kindness and simplicity what they think or what is in their heart. Thank you🙏🏻🙂🙏🏻. If I could have done this as my job all the time I would have been very happy. It always makes my day to observe people improving. So to be a small part of someone's improvement journey is even more of a joy🤩.
  • Jay L. 2021.02.15 10:18

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    @Alia 알리아 also this is a great tool and we all appreciate what you are doing here for us.. thanks Alía 😀😃
  • Mok 2021.02.15 10:18

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    🙏Reading time~~
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 10:30

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    @Jay L. I would love to have Australian, Canadian and S African volunteers too😃
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 10:33

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    @DavTheFav Yayyyy! 👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻Very good! And thank you for the help in Italian. If I want to say "you have read well" would I say leggesti, hai letto? I got very confused when I was recording my answer 😂.
  • DavTheFav 2021.02.15 10:42

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    @Alia 알리아 in italian we use a lot "passato prossimo" more than in spanish, but i know that for south america is a bit uncommun use "preterito perfecto" i don't know in Mexico :) So i would say "hai letto molto bene" Grazie mille!
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 10:53

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    @Mok Great Fs 😃👍🏻! follow, sin, live. I am going to do ee/i exercises with you one day.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 10:56

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    @DavTheFav awesome😃! absolutely, we shy away from passato prossimo but I should use it more👍🏻😃 Grazie per l'aiuta. I had forgotten the past participle!
  • DavTheFav 2021.02.15 10:58

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    @Alia 알리아 *grazie per l'aiuto Si, in italiano è molto utilizzato, devi impararlo! But also in french is really used, you'll learn it!
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 11:02

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    @DavTheFav oh right! aiutO🙏🏻🙂! Grazie 🙂 Yes, I have to think like French when I speak Italian👍🏻. Both languages are much closer than Spanish and Italian.
  • DavTheFav 2021.02.15 11:05

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    @Alia 알리아 no, Spanish is closer than French 😉 French is more closer only for "passé composé" If you need any help feel free to write me
  • Mok 2021.02.15 11:16

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    @Alia 알리아 🙏
  • T4E_Louis 2021.02.15 11:50

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    @Alia 알리아 merci Les gens se demandaient d'où venait le cerf-volant. Qui était derrière? C'était vraiment le gros oiseau, le plus gros de tous. Pendant une heure, les citadins ont suivi le vol du gros oiseau. Ils ont tendu le cou pour le voir se lever: droit, singulier, sans opposition. Certains ont dit que c'était vivant. Certains ont dit que c'était un miracle.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 11:51

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    @Mok So~~ good~~😁👍🏻!👌🏻
  • Mok 2021.02.15 11:51

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    @Alia 알리아 🙏😍
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 12:04

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    @Mok 😉👍🏻
  • Jay L. 2021.02.15 12:12

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    @Alia 알리아 😄
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 13:40

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    🙂 my pleasure. I am exaggerating the intonation here but it will give you a general idea. Start soft and build tension as you go until the last sounding syllable before the slash. Les gens s'demandAient / d'où v'nAit/ le cerf-volANt.// Qui était derrière lUI?// C'était vraiment un granD oisEAU,/ le plus grand de tOUs. // Pendant une hEUre /, les citadins ont suivI / le vol du granD oisEAU.// I'z ont tendu l' cOU / pour l' voir s' levEr:// drOIt,/ singuliEr,/ sans parEIl//. Certains ont dIt/ qu'il était vivANt//. Certains ont dIt / qu' c'étaiT un mirAcle.
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 13:41

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    @T4E_Louis sorry, my last reply here is for you🙂
  • T4E_Louis 2021.02.15 14:52

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    @Alia 알리아 Merci. Je vais pratiquer et essayer à nouveau.
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.15 16:15

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    @Alia 알리아 the first difficulty is vocabulary and Consequently with comprehension 😊
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.15 18:34

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    @Alia 알리아 no French to me ☺️, only english or Italian suggestion.
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.15 18:37

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    @Alia 알리아 ciao Alia, can you let me listen to the pronunciation between "our and hour"? Grazie 🙏
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 19:34

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    @T4E_Louis 🙂👍🏻
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 19:37

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    @Joseph IT. 🙂
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 19:39

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    @Joseph IT. I see, if you enrich your vocabulary, you will converse very well because you already have good pronunciation. Have you tried phone apps to build vocabulary🙂?
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.15 19:43

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    @tic.. WONder(e)d, MIracle, F and V are much better now🙂👍🏻
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.15 21:30

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    @Alia 알리아 uhm 🤔 and how I can understand the difference? 😱
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.15 21:32

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    Can you suggest some good app? Grazie.
  • T4E_Louis 2021.02.16 03:21

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    @Alia 알리아 J'ai essayé. Vous pouvez rire. C'est drôle ou bizarre, mais c'était amusant. Merci. 😊
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.16 07:35

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    @Joseph IT. The only difference is context 🙂. I am using Duolingo but here are others such as Memrise and 50 languages. I should look for English apps though...
  • Alia 알리아 2021.02.16 07:38

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    @T4E_Louis 🙂🙂🙂 Yes, your intonation works much better this way👏🏻👏🏻 I am so glad you found the exercise fun👍🏻🙂!
  • Joseph IT. 2021.02.16 13:35

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    @Alia 알리아 ok thanks
  • tic.. 2021.02.17 13:06

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    @Alia 알리아 고맙습니다 😃
  • Honglanguageismytruelove 2021.10.13 10:15

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    You are really popular in hello talk. But I didn't know you 😢
  • Alia 알리아 2021.10.13 10:18

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    @Honglanguageismytruelove It is kind of you to say i'm popular🙇🏻‍♀️🙂 A few regulars come and work on their languages with me. Welcome to the gang 😁🌷
  • Honglanguageismytruelove 2021.10.13 10:28

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    @Alia 알리아 you are popular but I didn't know huhu, luckily now I know you 😂
  • Alia 알리아 2021.10.13 11:07

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    @Honglanguageismytruelove Haha yes!😁👍🏻

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