Pronunciation challenge, December 2020
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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...
Done but not finished yet as........ Moving on to my New Year Resolution! https://challenges.hackingchinese.com/challenges/83-listening-challenge-january-2021
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 ...
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'...
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...
Go through secondary vowels on mimic method and mimic the drills, Go through first Pimsleur lesson
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.
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December 31, 2020 (22 days)