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||English Pronunciation Pattern by Native Chinese Speakers?
My mom, whose native language is Chinese, seems to exhibit the following
pronunciation pattern when speaking English: If a word begins with an
unstressed schwa followed by a stressed syllable beginning with a consonant,
she will often drop the schwa, which results in words like ''appeal'' being
pronounced just like ''peel.'' Is this pronunciation pattern typical among native
Chinese speakers when speaking English?
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