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M’sian Woman Speaks English in a Terengganu Accent & She Has Some Important Advice

today26 August 2022


(source: Berger Paints)

Malaysia is filled with beautiful and unique accents that aren’t celebrated enough.

Recently, TikTok user @hejeres went viral after posting a video in response to a comment she received that said, “When you speak English in this accent, do people in KL look at you up and down?”

Her positive response might inspire you to speak in English more confidently in the future.

@hejeres Replying to @ili wardah 🌼🇲🇾🇵🇸 ♬ original sound – hajar

The woman in the video, Hajar Johari who speaks English with a Terengganu accent replied to the comment by saying, “I don’t care if they look at me up and down, I look back at them left and right.”

She continued to say that it doesn’t matter if they look at her weird and as long as she’s understood, she carries on with her day stress-free.

“My point is when you want to speak in English even with a Terengganu accent like me, it’s still…

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Written by: Aqasha Aiman

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