Pronunciation of vowels – PART 2 + Exercises

Let’s continue with the second part of German Vowels. Whatch the video and follow the table:

Learn German pronounciation with the Video: Vowels PART 2

Examples for the German Vowels Pronunciation:

(first line presents the long pronounciation, the second line – the short one)

written posibilites examples
     Ü  ü
üh
y
Bücher (books)
Stühle (chairs)
Syrien (Syria)
ü
y
fünf (five)
Ägypten (Egypt), Psychologie (psychologie)
au au aua (outch)
Maus (mouse)
ei
ai
     ei    
ai
ey
ay
eins, zwei, drei (one, two, three)
Mais (corn)
Meyer (last name)
Bayern (Bundesland – region of Germany)
eu
äu
eu
äu
heute (today), Eule (owl)Mäuse (mice), Häuser (houses)

 

Now complete the exercises.

Exercise 1: For your perfect German pronunciation: üh-ü-uh-u-o
Go to the video again and listen. Write down in which order did you hear the following names.
You can find the solutions at the buttom of the page.

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B. ____________________

C. ____________________

D. ____________________

 

Exercise 2: German names
What’s the name of each of the children? Pronounce the names correctly. Go to the video to check yourself.

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pictures: © AKARAKINGDOMS, freedigitalphotos.net

 

Solutions, DON’T PEEK! 

Lösungen, NICHT SPICKEN!

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A. Mühler B. Muller C. Müller  D. Moller

Questions

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