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Offline airn10

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Tips for watching International versions
« on: November 08, 2013, 07:07:50 AM »
Does anyone have a list of which International versions are either in English or watchable with subtitles?

Or does anyone have any advice for trying to watch episodes in a language they don't comprehend?

I know about Canada :hoot: and Australia.

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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013, 08:55:03 AM »
TARA is in English and I think TARCR is partly in English too.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013, 12:57:02 PM »
Watching a TAR in a foreign language is easy as long as you remember a few things:

1) Have the Wikipedia page (Or better yet, a recap thread on these forums) open so you know EXACTLY what the tasks are that teams have to do.
2) You understand and accept that you aren't going to be able to understand /everything/ that teams say, but can learn to enjoy the wild journey anyway.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2013, 04:03:05 PM »
Watching a TAR in a foreign language is easy as long as you remember a few things:

1) Have the Wikipedia page (Or better yet, a recap thread on these forums) open so you know EXACTLY what the tasks are that teams have to do.
2) You understand and accept that you aren't going to be able to understand /everything/ that teams say, but can learn to enjoy the wild journey anyway.

Oh! Very good ideas! Thanks!

I will definitely do this.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2013, 08:42:19 PM »
Watching TARLA has actually improved my Spanish. I highly recommend that anyone learning one of the foreign languages of any TAR edition watch the edition in their foreign language, as it helps for pronunciation and accents.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2013, 08:52:03 PM »
Watching TARLA has actually improved my Spanish. I highly recommend that anyone learning one of the foreign languages of any TAR edition watch the edition in their foreign language, as it helps for pronunciation and accents.

With the addition, talking about TARLA, that you can hear the different accents and idioms of each country.  The same happened to me watching TAR and TARAus, for example.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2013, 04:14:16 PM »
Heh, in fact I've been watching so much TAR Israel that I now know how to pronounce all of the Hebrew letters by heart. I don't know much more about the language, but that's a bit of an accomplishment that came JUST from TAR.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2013, 11:25:28 PM »
I have a question... I still haven't watch Tar Australia...  is it any good? I mean I've seen a lot of hype for it around the forum but I have't past the first episode... should I keep going? It didn't really grab me and really don't know why.

So far I've watched TAR Canada which was great btw... Obviously I've watch TARLA 1,2, 3 and 5... (skipped 4 because of the Brazil only policy)... I also stop watching TAR Asia after the middle of season 2... Somehow I got bored of it... non english versions I haven't watch because it drives me crazy that I don't understand what is going on, probably because I feel dumb for not understanding another language...

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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2013, 03:25:12 AM »
TARAus is completely fabulous, especially the second season. The first is slightly above average.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2013, 05:56:09 AM »
TARAus is completely fabulous, especially the second season. The first is slightly above average.

TARAus 2 outdoes plenty of the American seasons. Best international season by a light year and probably may I dare say the best overall cast ever?!
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2013, 06:38:10 AM »
TARAus is completely fabulous, especially the second season. The first is slightly above average.

This.
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2013, 01:55:43 PM »
TARAus is completely fabulous, especially the second season. The first is slightly above average.

TARAus 2 outdoes plenty of the American seasons. Best international season by a light year and probably may I dare say the best overall cast ever?!

Man, these words make me excited to watch TARAUS 2! It was a contender to be the next season I watch, but you helped me seal that decision.

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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2013, 02:06:34 PM »
Each respective season of the International versions has a place to ask for links. Let's use those and not this thread for that please? Thanks!
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Re: Tips for watching International versions
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2013, 12:12:57 PM »
Thanks for the tips  :ghug: hoping im able to get links soon


 

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