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Tips for pronouncing er after a final

Tips for pronouncing er after a final.
The pronunciation of finals will have different changes when they are combined with “er” after them. You can remember how to pronounce a certain word when you learn it ignoring the rules how they changes.

Please look at the words below while listening to the audio to feel the different changes.Audio

  • huār — flower miàntiáor— noodle (just roll your tongue)
  • xiǎoháir — kid yíhuìr — a moment (remove i and roll your tongue)
  • hǎowánr — fun yìdiǎnr — a little (remove n and roll your tongue)

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