Mimicking challenge, November 2016

Choose an audio recording of a native speaker and try to reproduce an exact copy of what what the person says and how he or she does it, including pronunciation, pacing, intonation and so on. Read the attached article for more information.


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Alejo joined the challenge!

Wednesday, Nov 30
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30 minutes

Wednesday, Nov 30
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25 minutes

Same 2 sentences

Wednesday, Nov 30
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4800 minutes

Tuesday, Nov 29
Display avatarHermes Belmont
45 minutes

A few sentences from a speaking class dialogue

Tuesday, Nov 29
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15 minutes

Two sentences

Tuesday, Nov 29
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100 minutes

Listened and dictated a dialogue, then mimicked.

Monday, Nov 28
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20 minutes

2 sentences

Monday, Nov 28
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60 minutes

听到了中文播客,练习模仿用那门的对话。

Sunday, Nov 27
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15 minutes

2 sentences

Friday, Nov 25
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35 minutes

Mimicking dialogue

Thursday, Nov 24
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15 minutes

I mimicked only the new sentence I introduced yesterday.

Thursday, Nov 24
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75 minutes

跟昨天的练习一样

Wednesday, Nov 23
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40 minutes

4 Gloss sentences, two of them pretty well, and started mimicking a 2 seconds sentence from a video "我會找他們因爲他們會的那些東西比我厲害"

Wednesday, Nov 23
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5 minutes

Tuesday, Nov 22
Display avatar杜雁子
85 minutes

先我听到一个对话,再我听写这些句子,最后我用Audacity录音我的模仿练习。虽然我觉得进步不快,但我提高。

Tuesday, Nov 22
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almather@alma-ltd.co.uk joined the challenge!

Sunday, Nov 20
Display avataralmather@alma-ltd.co.uk
15 minutes

Mimicked two Glossika sentences, slight improvements on some details.

Sunday, Nov 20
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25 minutes

Mimicked the same 4 Glossika sentences

Saturday, Nov 19
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40 minutes

Mimicked part of a recorded dialogue. Had to slow it down to understand and be able to replicate the sounds, but after a while I felt I got the rhythm and tones correct, and eventually produced som...

Friday, Nov 18
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40 minutes

Mimicked 4 Glossika sentences; slight improvement in some of them, still far from perfection.

Friday, Nov 18
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50 minutes

listened to and dictated another recorded lesson, followed by some mimicking

Friday, Nov 18
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20 minutes

Mix of dramas and music. It's hard to stick to one medium to listen to so having a mix helps me stay motivated. Recorded myself for the music part, this helped since I actually caught some parts wh...

Friday, Nov 18
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20 minutes

Still working on the first two Glossika sentences.

Thursday, Nov 17
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Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatarHermes Belmont92.0100%
2.Thumb avatarDion 10.17101%
3.Thumb avatarnaphta5.1786%
4.Thumb avatarpon000500.8817%
5.Thumb avatarJ0.6622%
6.Thumb avatar杜雁子0.4120%
7.Thumb avatarLuX0.335%
Linkhttp://www.hackingchinese.c...
Participants22
Hours reported109.62
DurationNovember 11, 2016 to
November 30, 2016 (20 days)