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Can we have a phonetics guide for each language?

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Surely, it probably does not matter in some cases, as we can just look up IPA guides for languages in question, but can we not have guide (such as this: http://www.internationalphoneticalphabet.org/ ) that can easily help us actually pronounce words and not sound like idiots? It took me a long to actually talk right in the first months of my learning German (and then other languages) because I have struggled to pronounce certain phonemes, as I did not know the names of certain phonemes and how they were produced.

1 year ago

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The_iCONer
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Well, technically, I do not need any help, as I have used sources online that have shown me how to speak better than I initially was, and if the IPA guide on the website does not sound like a good idea, I am happy to take this discussion off. I can just stick to using IPA guides for languages.

1 year ago

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I just thought that the shortcut to the guide might be useful '''for everyone else''' on this website, but if it just does not sound like a good idea, I am happy to retract the idea.

1 year ago
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