https://www.duolingo.com/SimoneBa

Improve your German pronunciation

Nice little article/vid on how to stop distorting your vowels by diphthonging (something that virtually all native English speakers do without realising).

https://lovinglanguage.wordpress.com/2015/12/07/lose-your-accent-clean-up-your-vowels/

December 8, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/Pawsycuddles

Thanks! Reading the word 'dipthonging' makes me giggle ahah

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/richardlanguage

@SimoneBa Thanks for the link to my video! I hope it was helpful.

@DUDUGATO I have another video on how to pronounce umlauts (ö and ü). I'll put that out next week, I think. I hope it will help you with some of your troubles!

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/SimoneBa

You are doing Turkish now?!

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/richardlanguage

I did some Turkish over the summer. I went to Turkey for a couple days, and it's how I ride my wave of travel excitement :)

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/SimoneBa

Ah yes, I remember that post of yours! A mixed experience, language-wise, if I recall correctly...

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/lucybusta39

Thanks for the article Simone!

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/DUDUGATO

Great tip, I wonder if there is something similar to help spanish speakers. We don't dighthong but I find we have big problems with german pronunciation ;-)))

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/MandyDieKatze

Thanks! This is great :D Looking forward to the umlaut lesson.

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/rictofin

hi

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Larry_Seymour

Great clues. I had no idea I did this. Now to change!

December 9, 2015
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