Pronunciation challenge, February 2015
More work on basic sounds.. aspirated vs. unaspirate, retroflex, etc, going through pinyin charts sound by sound. Also did some HSK sentences on WaiChinese.
Waichinese: worked on 5 sentences with a lot of j-, q-, ch-, that are particularly difficult for me to pronounce. Glossika Flyency: 50 sentences.
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.
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.
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 ...
Waichinese: around 10 resubmissions and 10 new submissions. Glossika Fluency: 50 sentences.
Waichinise: a few re-submissions and some new submissions. Glossika fluency: 50 sentences.
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February 28, 2015 (19 days)