Today I received the movie that I ordered – “Inside Out” in Finnish! I had to ship it to my friend’s address because the website only shipped within Finland, and she was kind enough to send a book to me as well! The title is “The Magic of Winter” (Taikatalvi), and it will take lots of translating to read but it will be worth it! Thank you so much!!!
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This is the second part about Finnish pronunciation! I’ve been going slowly through this chapter because I believe pronunciation is important, and I never really took the time to get it right when I was studying other languages (I always learnt from books, so it was easy to just excel in reading and writing and ignore the other skills).
In this particular post we’ll talk about syllables, stress/intonation, and vowel harmony.
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Moi kaikkille! I’m studying Finnish pronunciation right now, and I figured as part of my practise I would write about my learning process and also post some audio clips on here of me (trying) to say Finnish words the right way.
Continue reading “[Finnish] Pronunciation 1 : Alphabet, Dipthongs, Long & Short Sounds, the H Sound”
My Finnish grammar book finally came! The language nerd in me is so excited, I’ll try to post some stuff from it as I go through.