English to Nonspeakers

The other day a friend down the street asked “What does English sound like to people who don’t know it?” This reminded me of an Italian song from 1972 that I had read about on BoingBoing a year or so ago that was exactly that: A song sang in what people who don’t speak English think English sounds like.

This version has added friendly subtitles that help make sense of what it sounds like they’re saying.

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One Response to “English to Nonspeakers”

  1. Even though the song is a bunch of gibberish, I think it is rather interesting to say the least. Though… it at least does have a really nice beat to it.

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