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...it got me practising getting my mouth used to saying full sentences smoothly. I noticed myself coming out with a higher standard of sentences in every day conversations, and my pronunciation improved very fast...I like most is that you don't have to have anyone around to be able to practise speaking and also you are practising real sentences that you know that you are gonna use!
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Glossika Internalizes all the Taiwanese Hokkien grammar rules for you!
Language Difficulty for English (US) speakers: 3.94 / 10
Many people rate language difficulty by the way a language is written. At Glossika, we eliminate writing system difficulty and deliver fluency in any language regardless how it's written. To become fluent, you must manipulate all the pieces of a sentence and assemble them in a coherent stream of sound. To accomplish this, we unlock the grammatical patterns through audio training and transcriptions of that sound stream to the point that you get comfortable and familiar with those patterns.
Vocabulary differences: 10 points
Grammatical differences: 6 points
Phonological differences: 15.5 points
Learning Taiwanese Hokkien can be easy
– a basic introduction to get you started
Classification: Sinitic Language Family - Min Language Branch - Southern Min
Writing System: unwritten, otherwise with adapted Chinese script
Consonants: /m pʰ p˭ b n tʰ t˭ ʦʰ ʦ˭ ʣ s l ʨʰ ʨ˭ ʥ ɕ ŋ kʰ k˭ g h ʔ/
Vowels: /i e a u o ə ɔ ĩ ẽ ã ũ ɔ̃/
Romanization Tâi-lô Romanization, Glossika Universal Pinyin
Tones 8 phonemic tones (with 7 contours) and 11 tone sandhi
Word Order: Subject - Verb - Object
Adjective Order: Adjective - Noun
Possessive Order: Genitive - Noun
Adposition Order: Circumposition
Dependent Clause: Dependent - Noun, Relative Clause - Noun
Verbs: no tense, aspect (perfect, imperfect), no mood
Nouns: no gender, no declensions
Pronouns: 1/2/3 person, singular/plural, inclusive/exclusive