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    Default Egyptians Speak Good English

    Have you noticed that in News Interviews from Egypt that most of those people speak excellent English.
    Much better, in fact, than certain American born ethnic groups.



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    Yes, I have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc E View Post
    Have you noticed that in News Interviews from Egypt that most of those people speak excellent English.
    Much better, in fact, than certain American born ethnic groups.



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    They should, they were a British Protectorate for a 75 years.

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    Ever occur that English speaking reporters may selectively seek out English-speaking people to interview? But yes, you're right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franco View Post
    They should, they were a British Protectorate for a 75 years.

    Lawerence Of Arabia regards,
    Like Bush said, if it weren't for some brave Minutemen back in the 1700s, we might still be speaking English!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dnf777 View Post
    Like Bush said, if it weren't for some brave Minutemen back in the 1700s, we might still be speaking English!

    and would it be good english?

    should this thread be titled "Egyptians speak English well."?

    or is saying "good english", good english?





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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Bora View Post
    and would it be good english?

    should this thread be titled "Egyptians speak English well."?

    or is saying "good english", good english?



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    You speak "good" english, but speak english "well".
    Don't make no difference no how.

    This should help clear things up:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWP-AsG5DRk
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    There is a difference between good conversational English and "The Queen's English" that is spoken well.



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    but do the Egyptians prefer British labs or American labs
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