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how to distinguish between hard and soft consonants properly?


spell of bliss  
3 Sep 2006 /  #1
how? do u do this by positioning your mouth or tongue in a certain way? 4 example, i have a hard time pronouncing the hard consonants. i think to me, that 'grać' and 'gracz' are pronounced the same, at least as far as my ability goes which ends up being 'grać'. and then i think i pronounce 'szef' as 'śef' or 'żona' as 'źona' etc.
hello  
5 Sep 2006 /  #2
there is slight difference only... dont' know how to properly explain however..
gosica 1 | 33  
7 Sep 2006 /  #3
Try to move your tongue - for the soft consonants the tip is flat somewhere in between the small gap between the teeth; for harder ones the back of the tongue slightly curles backward and and the tip retracts quite abruptly. Does it help? :P
plg 17 | 263  
7 Sep 2006 /  #4
curls backward

no i have no idea what you are talking about - sorry
krysia 23 | 3,057  
7 Sep 2006 /  #5
the soft tip is somewhere in between the small gap between the teeth; for harder ones the back of the tongue slightly curles backward and and the tip retracts quite abruptly. Does it help? :P

have no idea what you are talking about - sorry

Yeah right!
plg 17 | 263  
7 Sep 2006 /  #6
yeah right ! meaning what krysia
krysia 23 | 3,057  
7 Sep 2006 /  #7
Do you need a picture?
plg 17 | 263  
7 Sep 2006 /  #8
yes im lost

it is of your tongue ?
OP spell of bliss  
9 Sep 2006 /  #9
hey, thx a lot u guys. to be honest such directions are always complicated and hard to understand. but now that i know its about moving the tongue, i think i can start making accurate pronunciations already.
plg 17 | 263  
11 Sep 2006 /  #10
really u want to practis with me

krysia maybe u can cum round to mine's and practise with our tongues?
krysia 23 | 3,057  
11 Sep 2006 /  #11
cum

it's hahahahahaha spelled hahahahahahaha "come" hahahahahahaha:)
plg 17 | 263  
12 Sep 2006 /  #12
krysia you have lost me again
krysia 23 | 3,057  
12 Sep 2006 /  #13
Let me tell you something plg. I am lost.
Tomorrow at this time I will be on a plane to Poland.
And I will miss you.
plg 17 | 263  
13 Sep 2006 /  #14
aaaaawwwwwwww i'll miss u too

thats why i should get yer number

ok hahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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