Pronunciation and tongue twisters

Here are some of the sounds we worked on in our language exchange today. Apparently my pronunciation is not bad, but the double consonants need some extra work. Specifically, I need to work on making my “single-consonants” softer. Looking at the list, we didn’t really get around to ㄱ, ㄲ, ㅋ. Next time then.

ㅂ 비읍 방
ㅃ 빵
ㅍ 팡

ㅈ 장
ㅉ 짱
ㅊ 창
Anecdote: if any of you have seen 너의 목소리가 들려, you might remember that the female lead’s last name is 장, but when her colleagues speak to her in private/in an endearing way, they call her 짱 instead, which roughly translates into “the best”.

ㅅ 상
ㅆ 쌍

ㄷ 다
ㄸ 따
ㅌ 타

When you think you sound native, then try these tongue twisters 🙂

내가 그린 기린 그림은 목이 긴 기린 그림이고 니가 그린 기린 그림은 목이 짧은 기린 그림이다.
경찰청 창살 쇠철창살 검찰청 창살 쌍철창살

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