Practice shadowing and make your pronunciation smooth!
- Can do: master the Japanese natural speech speed and intonation.
- Study style: practice while listening to the model sound.
- Tools: equipment to listen to the model sound
- Preparation: model sound
what is shadowing?
Practice method which you pronounce right after the model sound.
Contents of shadowing (model sound from this video)
Let me introduce you how to make an omelet. Ingredients are two eggs, two table spoons of milk, a pinch of salt and pepper, one table spoon of butter and ketchup.
Listen to the model sound, and check meanings.
2. Parallel reading
Read script silently with the same speed of the model sound.
Practice without look at the script. Say right after the model sound as if you can copy all accents and intonations. Practice with any model sound you like!