I can't do the Polish R

The Polish R is the only thing that I'm having loads of trouble with! Can any of you guys share any tips to help?

February 4, 2017


The basic thing is to know how you should articulate the sound and then you need some practice. You can read this explanation:

February 4, 2017

How to Roll Your "R"s.

Also, check out some videos on YouTube – since this problem comes frequently for native English speakers learning languages, there is a metric ton of materials about it, though not necessarily about Polish. Still, it doesn't matter whether it's Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch or Polish Rolled R, as it is the same sound. ;)

February 4, 2017

In a nutshell, your tongue has to make a t or d sound, while simultaneously pushing out enough air fast enough to 'distort' it on the roof of your mouth.

February 7, 2017
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