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Even More Tongue Twisters (绕口令) Posted by on Jun 29, 2012

Now that we’ve gone over some basic tongue twisters or  绕口令 (rào kǒu lìng) I thought this would be a good time to step up the level of difficulty and provide even more challenging tongue twisters. These ones will give you quite a workout, so if your tongue isn’t tired yet it should be after reading (and practicing)…

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Working on Tones with Tongue Twisters Posted by on Oct 18, 2010

Many non-native Chinese speakers find that proper pronunciation and use of tones are the  most difficult aspects of learning the language and gaining fluency. This is because there are a plethora of sounds that don’t exist in both English and Chinese, meaning you have to train your tongue for the verbal somersaults. Whether it is making…

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