Chapter3

Pronounce It Properly: Consonants

In This Chapter

  • Consonants that sound the same
  • Consonants to clear your throat
  • Worthwhile combos
  • Hissing and grrrring in German

By now you should be able to make the correct sounds of vowels in German. But what good are all the vowel sounds you learned in Chapter 2 without consonants? The good news is the sounds of German consonants will not be as unfamiliar as many of the sounds you tried in the previous chapter. German consonants either are pronounced like their English counterparts or are pronounced like other consonants in English. The only German consonant sounds you won’t encounter in English ...

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