Pronunciation challenge, February 2015

Spend as much high-quality time as you can, doing various exercises to improve your pronunciation in Chinese (or other languages if you feel like it). Please read the challenge article for more information and inspiration!


Recent activities

45 minutes

More work on basic sounds.. aspirated vs. unaspirate, retroflex, etc, going through pinyin charts sound by sound. Also did some HSK sentences on WaiChinese.

Sunday, Feb 22
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30 minutes

Sunday, Feb 22
Display avatarRachel
25 minutes

Waichinese: worked on 5 sentences with a lot of j-, q-, ch-, that are particularly difficult for me to pronounce. Glossika Flyency: 50 sentences.

Sunday, Feb 22
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30 minutes

Hanzi Wall Charts Tone Pairs Wai Chinese

Sunday, Feb 22
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15 minutes

Mimicking phrases from the audio of my textbook. I hadn't done this much before the challenge - I'm not sure why - but I suspect that it is also helpful for remembering the tones.

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarDaniel G
120 minutes

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarMarina
30 minutes

Waichinese

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarSteven Neubauer
45 minutes

Spent time going over the basics on Yabla, working in particular on my Qu, Xu, Qi, Ji, Zhi, and Chi. Did some recap on WaiChinese.

Saturday, Feb 21
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Sara Jaaksola joined the challenge!

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarSara Jaaksola
30 minutes

Mimicking speech on Wai Chinese. According to the teacher there, my pronunciation is pretty good, but when I compare it with the native speakers, my speech sounds terribly Western. In fact, I am ...

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarDaniel G
25 minutes

Saturday, Feb 21
Display avatarRachel
30 minutes

Waichinese: around 10 resubmissions and 10 new submissions. Glossika Fluency: 50 sentences.

Saturday, Feb 21
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30 minutes

Friday, Feb 20
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30 minutes

Waichinise: a few re-submissions and some new submissions. Glossika fluency: 50 sentences.

Friday, Feb 20
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30 minutes

Waichinese

Friday, Feb 20
Display avatarSteven Neubauer
5 minutes

WaiChinese: practicing with Chengyu

Friday, Feb 20
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5 minutes

Practicing loudly tones and combinations.

Friday, Feb 20
Display avatar电猫
70 minutes

Lots of practice with HSK 3 sentences. Re-did errors in sentences.

Friday, Feb 20
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Wilson Guo joined the challenge!

Friday, Feb 20
Display avatarWilson Guo
30 minutes

waichinese tone pairing

Friday, Feb 20
Display avatarManuela
8 minutes

Wai

Thursday, Feb 19
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45 minutes

Did WaiChinese review and several groups of new HSK sentences.

Thursday, Feb 19
Display avatarJames
30 minutes

Waichinese

Thursday, Feb 19
Display avatarSteven Neubauer
10 minutes

Thursday, Feb 19
Display avatarMarina

Wilson Ling joined the challenge!

Thursday, Feb 19
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Linkhttp://www.hackingchinese.c...
Participants59
Hours reported91.34
DurationFebruary 10, 2015 to
February 28, 2015 (19 days)