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Confusion over tones

HI, I recently started the Vietnamese corse and I've had nothing but trouble trying to correctly differentiate and pronounce the six tones of the language. The pronunciations in the course and the graphics I find around the internet detailing the "shapes" of the tones don't seem to help. Am I missing something? I love the Vietnamese language and its associated culture, so I'd hate to give up so soon.

August 16, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidSinghiser

Try this. Although it's Southern accent, it gives you lots of practice on vowels and tones.

https://www.livelingua.com/course/dli/Vietnamese_Language_Course_-_Phonology/

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/roseland676

Thank you, this actually seems very handy!

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KaDaChett

Hello, where are you from?

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/roseland676

The United States!

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Khanhx

hello! what is your name ?Thank you for your interest in Vietnamese

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Khanhx

Click here I think it will help you a lot!

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emben3

you are new????

August 17, 2017
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