Pronunciation challenge, December 2020

This is a challenge where your goal is to improve your Chinese pronunciation. Please read the linked article for information and inspiration!


Recent activities

115 minutes

Spent a solid four Focus Keeper sessions working my way through 《望天門山》,《月下獨酌》,《木蘭詩》, and 《都挺好的》and then recorded a recap video of it all and a little bit about my process during the challenge. I'm ...

Friday, Jan 01

gaojian_studygram
30 minutes

reviewing how the initial changes the vowel

Friday, Jan 01

character
20 minutes

tones review and practice

Friday, Jan 01

character
10 minutes

more mimicking

Friday, Jan 01

character
20 minutes

found a video that had lovely pronunciation - mimicking

Friday, Jan 01

character
300 minutes

Practiced fluency in many different ways on my new ipad.

Friday, Jan 01

Amity Claggett
45 minutes

What a year... I got sick with a respiratory bug this month (not SARS-CoV-2, fortunately) and couldn't muster the breath to do any good pronunciation practice for a while. Today I felt recovered en...

Friday, Jan 01

Michael F.
20 minutes

More practice using Du Chinese.

Friday, Jan 01

Sarah莎芮
1 minutes

Wishing all a Happy and Safe New Year 2021!

Thursday, Dec 31

Kaynis
30 minutes

A 60-minute chat with my friend who just finished her quarantining on her return to China. The focus wasn't really pronunciation, but I suppose I was clear enough in communicating my ideas to her. ...

Thursday, Dec 31

Esther

Adam joined the challenge!

Thursday, Dec 31

Adam
45 minutes

AvenueX (YouTube) - 23 Consonants (13:56) - Vowels (11:48) - Tones (20:11) Listening and repeating consonants and vowels after the speaker. Paying attention to how the speaker pronounces the l...

Thursday, Dec 31

Tessa Hall
38 minutes

Done but not finished yet as........ Moving on to my New Year Resolution! https://challenges.hackingchinese.com/challenges/83-listening-challenge-january-2021

Thursday, Dec 31

Kaynis
36 minutes

Recorded a video. I had to listen to it, and noted where I made pronunciation mistakes (somehow always easier to hear when listening over instead of in the moment. This morning, I shadowed some ...

Thursday, Dec 31

Esther
30 minutes

Mimicking youtube video

Thursday, Dec 31

Amy Blake
20 minutes

More practice with Du Chinese.

Wednesday, Dec 30

Sarah莎芮
15 minutes

For my last session this challenge, I decided to compare my pronunciation of chu and qu (various tones, though I mostly focused on pronouncing the word 出去). I noticed that I tend to pronounce 'chu'...

Wednesday, Dec 30

Sara K.
25 minutes

Shadowing YouTube videos for 《都挺好的》and 《木兰诗》. Feeling much more confident with both the poem and the song. Still not KTV or stage ready, but I look forward to further perfecting my "performance" on...

Wednesday, Dec 30

gaojian_studygram
100 minutes

Go through secondary vowels on mimic method and mimic the drills, Go through first Pimsleur lesson

Wednesday, Dec 30

Henrik
30 minutes

Revising the same.

Wednesday, Dec 30

Kaynis
15 minutes

More practice recording myself saying whatever phrase caught my fancy and listening to the recordings and re-recording myself to make my pronunciation sound better.

Wednesday, Dec 30

Sara K.
20 minutes

Mimicked the recordings on my HSK4 class (week 2, lesson 1).

Wednesday, Dec 30

Sarah莎芮

Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Tessa Hall25.8258%
2.quack 嘎本21.43107%
3.gaojian_studygram21.33213%
4.老爸满恩德14.25142%
5.Sarah莎芮12.74106%
6.文佰川 10.25102%
7.Kaynis10.11101%
8.Amity Claggett10.01250%
9.Kevin Lee9.5163%
10.Amy Blake8.6786%
11.character8.5585%
12.Michael F.8.1754%
13.Swimmingcat597.66109%
14.Esther7.070%
15.Pavel6.4391%
16.Olle Linge5.555%
17.Adiel5.2535%
18.Sara K.4.0100%
19.Henrik3.7854%
20.Juan Diego (俊伟)3.0851%
21.nadiA2.5162%
22.zack2.05102%
23.Alexa 2.0367%
24.Alyssaaaaaaaaaa2.0267%
25.Kim1.9899%
26.Jan1.758%
27.Ryan:)1.575%
28.Milja1.3444%
29.Caitlin 1.2663%
30.Vic Sheldon1.2512%
31.BevisTy ( -_- )1.22122%
32.Lilian1.2261%
33.史康斯1.1758%
34.Joe M.1.171%
35.Jules1.1457%
36.乐乐1.1328%
37.Anish Prasad1.0954%
38.Troy1.06106%
39.Quinnc1.0452%
40.Ollie1.0351%
41.Aidan Kerwin g6 p2 Chinese1.02102%
42.Scott123451.01101%
43.Yankees4WorldSeries20211.0100%
44.Madden B0.9999%
45.Nic(^○^)0.9748%
46.liisabella100.976%
47.Ellieeee0.9748%
48.Bevislevis0.9632%
49.Madelyn 0.9292%
50.Natalia Ortiz0.9246%
51.Brady J.0.9246%
52.Lillian 0.9145%
53.Hailey0.9191%
54.Kristen Harrison0.9191%
55.cindy0.9130%
56.Valeria 0.8944%
57.Bella0.8643%
58.aVa mAvA*0.8585%
59.Nathaniel Crawford0.848%
60.liver👻0.88%
61.Tyler T0.7926%
62.Thomas V0.7826%
63.Parker0.7638%
64.Bevis original (legit) 0.7638%
65.Gregan0.7537%
66.TATumm0.7236%
67.madeleine 0.7123%
68.EllaTheBear0.6767%
69.AveryPonyCakes0.5919%
70.JD0.5454%
71.brynna0.5210%
72.The Big Cheese 0.550%
73.JuJuA88880.550%
74.jn90204710.525%
75.tanner0.424%
76.Jrainwater0.440%
77.madison0.3535%
78.Nat0.343%
79.Tyler0.3434%
80.DMED20200.333%
81.fay0.333%
82.Marlena0.252%
83.Father, I wish to consume the cheddar.0.10%
84.Wa90193610.031%
Linkhttps://www.hackingchinese....
Participants129
Hours reported265.14
DurationDecember 10, 2020 to
December 31, 2020 (22 days)