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“You’ve changed, man!”

Dr. Tan's Travels

Clearly, my initial classes were fascinating. He even tagged me in the picture! Clearly, my initial classes were fascinating. He even tagged me in the picture! Circa, 2008.

I’ve been living abroad for almost eight years now. I am originally from Australia and have lived in South Korea, Singapore and now, for the last week, India. I’ve worked as an English teacher for almost all of that time, so I tend to take notice of changes and adaptations in the way I speak when I am in another country for a prolonged period of time. Here are some examples of adjustments I’ve made when I’m in these countries:

Australia: Australians use far more slang than is really necessary. It is ingrained in us from a young age and becomes almost impossible to escape, constantly shortening words and adding an ‘-o’ or a ‘-y’ for absolutely no reason at all, rhyming slang, stupid analogies, the list goes on. What was natural for me…

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One comment on ““You’ve changed, man!”

  1. drtanstravels
    March 9, 2015

    Thanks, guys, glad you liked it!

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