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MacLeod Dave skrev:
> 2008/3/27, Kjell Rehnstr÷m <[log in to unmask]>:
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>> MacLeod Dave skrev:
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>>  > No, it's much easier, simply for the fact that it's pronounced almost
>>  > always as written. Turkish also has a nice feature where you almost
>>  > always have vowel-consonant-vowel-consonant (yapabiliyorum, onun
>>  > okulunda, bebeklerimizden for example), so not as many vowel clusters.
>>  >
>>  >
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>> Esque li koreanos posse pronunciar ben li turki Ř, ÷ e li i sin punctu?
>>
>>  Kjell R
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>>     
> Not without practice (except for the i without the dot because the
> have something close to that), but it's still much easier to learn
> than English vowels, as the hardest thing for them is that they're
> never really sure how to pronounce which vowel given that English
> orthography is a mess.
>
>   
There is very little you can learn without practice. I learnt something 
like RP in school and found the pronunciation of "old" VERY difficult. I 
still remember how I was practicing: "÷old"!

Don't they teach a phonetic transcription in Korean schools?

Kjell R