Monday 21 May 2012

English with a French accent

Should you feel the urgent, irresistible drive to learn to pronounce English with a French accent (Yes, why not? Life is full of surprises!), I recommend the sitcom

credit: BBC

to you. It's quite hilarious, sometimes so hilarious that you may run the risk of wetting yourself.

Herr Flick: I have a box of sharp needles somewhere. [opens a drawer]
Herr Flick: Ah, here they are.
Helga: What have you in mind, Herr Flick?
Herr Flick: I have an excellent gramophone and many old records of Hitler's speeches. They are quite amusing.
Helga: Hitler's speeches quite amusing?
Herr Flick: Played at double speed, he sounds like Donald Duck.

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