https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LoFredster11

How to roll my R

I can still not roll my R after almost one year of learning german and trying to speak victorian on my school trip!

Any one got any tricks?

August 8, 2018

5 Comments


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

I can't roll my R's either and I have a lot of trouble with it, but I can do a single "roll" but sort of bouncing my tongue off the top of my mouth near the front? It works enough to make the rolled R noise during a conversation but I still haven't figured out how to hold the roll for any longer than that. Not sure if this helps but ?? Good luck! :D (also FIY the troubleshooting section of the forums is more for questions about issues with the duolingo site or app, just letting you know!)

August 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.T.Gregor

I'm not sure why you're expecting to learn to roll your R from learning German... most Germans don't roll their Rs.

The one trick I've heard is to practice saying t and d one after the other repeatedly faster and faster. Not sure if it works, though.

August 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LoFredster11

Learnt Spanish and French as well

August 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dessert-Rose

I'm not sure if this will be of much help, but you can try garggling water, and practicing like that?

August 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LoFredster11

Thanks for the posts guys, much appreciated!

August 10, 2018
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