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She's still teaching? I'll edit the initial post then. 

But yes, I agree. Idk what she's gonna talk about when it's not Korea related. I predict her views are gonna drop tbh. Messiness gets old real quick. 

 

I know I'm late af but just stumbled on this, but yeah if she still wanted views she could talk about immigration process and so on. Stuff that's actually educational and then give it a bit of a comedic twist with personal experience. There are ways to be a good youtuber, pandering to a certain demographic isn't one of em.

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The title of her new video is giving me Mira flashbacks lol.

I've been in Korea as long as Lala and I can only maybe relate to  saying "why" or making noises to make sure people know i'm listening, though I had a habit of saying "mhm" on the phone a lot when I was back home.

The whining I don't hear as often as she lets on, in my opinon. I've seen mostly teenagers and small children (which back home childre whine when they want attention or something), but I don't see a lot of adults who whine, and if they do it's not to the extent where it's annoying or often enough to make a habit of. (This is at least where I live in Korea, so I might be wrong).

For the 100% "can't translate everything exactly into English", I do agree with not being able to 100% translate everything properly, and I'm not a teacher but if I was, I'd be correcting my students.  My boyfriend is fairly good at English, but when he slips up I try to correct him too.When it comes to other people, I kind of just translate it in my brain and respond.

Two years is not going to screw up the language you've known your whole life that bad.

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The title of her new video is giving me Mira flashbacks lol.

 

I THOUGHT THE SAME EXACT THING I’m glad I’m not the only one lol

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Two years is not going to screw up the language you've known your whole life that bad.

 

I've got to disagree, my English (native language) definitely changed a HUGE amount from living in another country. I speak my second language all the time at school, at work and with friends though.

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Two years is not going to screw up the language you've known your whole life that bad.

 

I started forgetting English after 3 months in Korea. Granted I was speaking Korean everyday though.

I don't think lala knows Korean well enough where she can make the excuse that her English sucks. (unless I'm totally wrong)

she is an English teacher, has a crap ton of foreign friends, and speak English with her man.

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Mixing up grammar, forgetting a few words and what not in your native language is possible. Forgetting your native language completly NOT very common. French is my native language but since I live in a predominatly English speaking country I never use it except with my parents so my grammar is horrible, my vocab isn't as good as it used to be and I can't write as well as I used to but I still remember the basics and can hold a conversation 85% of the time. So Lala isn't losing her English she's simply forgetting a few things here and there.

 
 
 
 
 
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is it normal for youtubers to lighten their videos and pictures that much or is that just lala?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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is it normal for youtubers to lighten their videos and pictures that much or is that just lala?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I was kinda wondering about that too. Like, I get wanting better lighting, but the exposure in her photos looks really high yet in natural lighting it's...not what she actually looks like. So...idk. 

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New poster here. On the language thing... I don't speak any Asian languages, only studied Romance languages in school, but as a teacher of language, is she not aware of the cadence of language? Some languages seem choppier and harsher to the ear, like German or Dutch, some are more flowing and rapid-fire, like Spanish or Italian. Even though I don't speak Mandarin, I can tell it has different sounds than Cantonese, and its native speakers are more used to making certain sounds than others. It's a silly comment to make when 2 years in a country should have taught you better. Cause hey, Korean doesnt "sound" like a Germanic language... cause it aint.

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is it normal for youtubers to lighten their videos and pictures that much or is that just lala?

nooo, her exposure actually hurts my eyeballs a little. 

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LaLa "I'm not going to be doing video's about Korea anymore"

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But aren't most of her videos these days about Korea?

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I think she realized people were watching her because of Korea related videos, not because she was in them.

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The title of her new video is giving me Mira flashbacks lol.

I've been in Korea as long as Lala and I can only maybe relate to  saying "why" or making noises to make sure people know i'm listening, though I had a habit of saying "mhm" on the phone a lot when I was back home.

The whining I don't hear as often as she lets on, in my opinon. I've seen mostly teenagers and small children (which back home childre whine when they want attention or something), but I don't see a lot of adults who whine, and if they do it's not to the extent where it's annoying or often enough to make a habit of. (This is at least where I live in Korea, so I might be wrong).

For the 100% "can't translate everything exactly into English", I do agree with not being able to 100% translate everything properly, and I'm not a teacher but if I was, I'd be correcting my students.  My boyfriend is fairly good at English, but when he slips up I try to correct him too.When it comes to other people, I kind of just translate it in my brain and respond.

Two years is not going to screw up the language you've known your whole life that bad.

 

Okay I need to comment here.

If you are using English for your job, then yes I agree with you. But if you are not exposed to English is anyway, and the only English you hear and use is watered down Konglish, it will affect you a little bit. It happened to me without realizing it was happening, because I tried so hard to learn local languages and not use English, didn't have much work using it, didn't have foreign friends for a period of time, and was using Konglish, my English changed enough to not sound like a native speaker. I didn't forget it, besides some advanced vocabulary was slower to recall, but my basic speaking became twisted. I heard this when I finally spoke with people from my own country, and they kept asking where I was from or to speak more clearly because they couldn't understand me... And after living like that I worked hard to fix that bad habit.

Amazingly it was only my speaking that was affected, my writing took a lot less damage, but at times I slip up, and I have to actively make myself use English often to keep it up. I also saw a guy on a tv show who lived in Korea for over 50 years or so, and he cannot remember his native language, but spoke perfect Korean. You need to keep using and being exposed to a language to keep it, so it is possible. But these youtubers exaggerate everything because it gives them views, so take it with a grain of salt.

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