Accent Tips for Cantonese Speakers

Here are a list of words with /n/ & /l/ that are often difficult for Chinese (Cantonese) speakers to pronounce.

  • involve
  • lesson
  • influential
  • control
  • conclusion
  • personal

Remember that /n/ is a nasal sound. The /l/ is a liquid sound. You can see the articulation of both sounds here-

University of Iowa Phonetics

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