Pronunciation challenge, August 2021

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


Recent activities

20 minutes

绕口令

Wednesday, Sep 01
Display avatar
YanaLee
120 minutes

汉语普通话语音图解课本 第三到第六课

Wednesday, Sep 01
Display avatar
YanaLee
40 minutes

继续读文章

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
character
30 minutes

drills

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
character
40 minutes

继续读文章

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
character

Marialuz joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
Marialuz
20 minutes

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
Harmony
10 minutes

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
Harmony
20 minutes

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
Harmony
10 minutes

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
Harmony
41 minutes

I practised tone drills and consonant pronunciation using videos from Grace Mandarin Chinese. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_Cj3aOSI1w&ab_channel=GraceMandarinChinese https://www.youtube.com/wa...

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
LaurenF
60 minutes

汉语普通话语音图解课本 第一课到第二课 I thought I had lost this textbook long ago but then suddenly found it today in one of my drawers. It's such an amazing graphic book about phonetics and is paired with audio re...

Tuesday, Aug 31
Display avatar
YanaLee
41 minutes

I watched another helpful YoYo Chinese video, this time on expressing emotion in a tonal language. The presenters said it isn't necessarily something you sit down and practise, but it helps me to f...

Monday, Aug 30
Display avatar
LaurenF
15 minutes

Speechling practice

Sunday, Aug 29
Display avatar
Risha
60 minutes

Sunday, Aug 29
Display avatar
YanaLee
41 minutes

I watched a YoYo Chinese video titled "How Chinese People ACTUALLY Speak". It was helpful for practising the standard pronunciation of some everday phrases, and for being able to understand when he...

Sunday, Aug 29
Display avatar
LaurenF
70 minutes

reading to convo partner, tones and j/q/x becoming more accurate - this has been a much needed Challenge! also revisited Grace, prepared and practiced and watched YT tone pairs (3-3)

Saturday, Aug 28
Display avatar
character
40 minutes

Reading novel, minding meaningful pauses.

Saturday, Aug 28
Display avatar
wuxia15
62 minutes

I recorded myself saying a vocabulary list from Chinese Class 101, titled "Top 10 Hardest Words to Pronounce". I also watched a YoYo Chinese video on saying "chu”, “qu”, “chi”, “ren”, and “yan” in ...

Saturday, Aug 28
Display avatar
LaurenF
80 minutes

Talking about random stuff and getting feedback from a native speaker

Saturday, Aug 28
Display avatar
YanaLee
30 minutes

Reading aloud

Saturday, Aug 28
Display avatar
YanaLee
40 minutes

speaking to voice recognition. shadowing Mary Zou - she speaks so fast! especially when the baby is crowning :-D

Friday, Aug 27
Display avatar
character
20 minutes

drill tones on new words

Friday, Aug 27
Display avatar
character
62 minutes

I went over the tone pairs video from Yoyo Chinese again. I also listened to a Chinese Class 101 video on 10 emergency phrases, then recorded myself saying the phrases. I found the switiching betwe...

Friday, Aug 27
Display avatar
LaurenF
80 minutes

Recording myself speaking about different topics and then getting feedback on my pronunciation (and grammar) from a native speaker.

Friday, Aug 27
Display avatar
YanaLee

Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatarYanaLee20.08133%
2.Thumb avatarcharacter19.8699%
3.Thumb avatarLaurenF15.03100%
4.Thumb avatarHuey3.939%
5.Thumb avatarRisha3.33166%
6.Thumb avatarHarmony3.0830%
7.Thumb avatarwuxia153.0130%
8.Thumb avatarBecky2.6526%
9.Thumb avatarRattigan2.525%
10.Thumb avatarMylène2.040%
11.Thumb avatarSarah莎芮1.0810%
12.Thumb avatarRanu1.010%
13.Thumb avatarSherley0.66%
14.Thumb avatarKevin Lee0.333%
15.Thumb avatarBeau0.172%
16.Thumb avatarBrian Kelly0.171%
Linkhttps://www.hackingchinese....
Participants39
Hours reported78.79
DurationAugust 10, 2021 to
August 31, 2021 (22 days)