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How to learn the pronunciation of ejectives?

The way I learned is as follows: Train yourself to become aware of your glottis and perform a glottal stop at will. You can train pronouncing 'uh-oh' and observing what happens between those syllabes....
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How to train yourself to contrast heard sounds

First, exposure is important. You need to be exposed to the sounds and listen to them in natural contexts, over a period of time. Some people will pick up the sounds quicker than others, but you ...
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How to train yourself to contrast heard sounds

One way is to get a well educated native speaker to pronounce, and contrast similar sounds. You want, not just a native speaker, but a well educated one. "Average Joes" sometimes confuse such sounds ...
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How to train yourself to contrast heard sounds

I found that pronouncing them myself was a good way to learn the difference. When I had difficulty understanding the auditory difference between two sounds, I practiced saying them out loud until I ...
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