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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720 minutes

The adequate should be to find resources like videos with pinyin subtitles , or even characters . then mimick it... the problem is that there's no subtitles in pinyin nowhere. the problem with th...

Thursday, Nov 17
Display avatarHermes Belmont
20 minutes

picked a short CCTV ad. Already meeting the challenge of understanding the entire first sentence, but reproducing a close enough copy.

Thursday, Nov 17
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LuX joined the challenge!

Thursday, Nov 17
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5 minutes

Wednesday, Nov 16
Display avatar杜雁子
20 minutes

3 Glossika sentences.

Wednesday, Nov 16
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Wednesday, Nov 16
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10 minutes

Wednesday, Nov 16
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Kai Carver joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Nov 15
Display avatarKai Carver

Petr Novák joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Nov 15
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Majiya joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Nov 15
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45 minutes

Listening and mimicking same dialogue as day 1

Tuesday, Nov 15
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Tuesday, Nov 15
Display avatarJaromír
30 minutes

I am mimicking sentences from Glossika (3 today, 10 minutes per 2-3 seconds sentence), but I guess I will also use other materials to introduce some variation.

Tuesday, Nov 15
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45 minutes

Listened to a dialogue from my reading class textbook and dictated as I went. Then used audacity to try listening to and recording my attempts at mimicking - was a little tedious. Is there an easy ...

Tuesday, Nov 15
Display avatarDion
13 minutes

警察搜查了他们的住所,找到了大量的盗版图书。

Tuesday, Nov 15
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5 minutes

Morning commute: listening to mp3 & mimicking. It was fun.

Monday, Nov 14
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nadav joined the challenge!

Monday, Nov 14
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Dion joined the challenge!

Monday, Nov 14
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Monday, Nov 14
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30 minutes

Monday, Nov 14
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EricJMa joined the challenge!

Monday, Nov 14
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Sunday, Nov 13
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naphta joined the challenge!

Sunday, Nov 13
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20 minutes

Started off by mimicking a Chinese drama series called “最好的我们”。 This was a good start but got harder since it was hard to hear the dialogue and also they were speaking too fast. Then shifted to ...

Sunday, Nov 13
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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)