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- Dear Teachers,

1. What is her favorite insect?

- Her favorite insect are bees and butterflies.

- Is this natural to say?

Thanks a lot!

Stevenukd
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Hi Grammar Geek,

Many ESL learners - including me - often equate the word unnatural to semantically unacceptable.

Thank you for your clarification.
Hoa Thai
I may be wrong but I chance it anyway. To my half-and-half ears, if a sentence sounds"unnatural", it is "awkwardly constructed but still understood" but "unacceptable" is either structurally or grammatically incorrect.
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Hoa ThaiHi Grammar Geek,

Many ESL learners - including me - often equate the word unnatural to semantically unacceptable.

Thank you for your clarification.
Hoa Thai

Perhaps we could add "socially unexpected" to that list?