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Old 07-09-13, 10:44 PM   #1
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Who is the woman narrator for the TdF videos?

There is a woman with a French accent who narrates the videos posted here. Anyone know who?
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She's french and learned to speak english via an american.
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She's french and learned to speak english via an american.
Surmised as much, but what I was curious about was whether she learned her English in France or here in the US.
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I have my own curiosities about her, but they are not language-related.
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I knew a guy who did accent erasure for people. In other words he helped them learn to speak unaccented English for various reasons... celebrities, business people, and so forth. He told me that some accents are harder to erase than others, French in particular, as a French accent is often perceived positively by hearers, so that French ESL speakers often view their accent as part of their identity.

In the case of this woman, I am guessing she learned her English in France, but I could be wrong.

Interesting voices don't always come with interesting everything else:

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Come on, some BF member must have some idea of who this woman is.
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