logo

Video encyclopedia

Near-native speaker

2:10

Near native English tutor for all levels

1:21

From Zero English to Near-Native Speaker

1:12

Near-Native Speaker with 118/120 in TOEFL

0:34

Near Native English Club- What we are all about.

1:37

Can an English speaker learn to speak fluent Chinese?

In linguistics, the term near-native speakers is used for people who are "highly proficient speakers who are distinguishable from native speakers, but only in small ways." Analysis of native and near-native speakers indicates that they differ in their underlying grammar and intuition, meaning that they do not interpret grammatical contrasts the same way. However, this divergence typically does not impact a near-native speaker's regular usage of the language.
    Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!