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I've seen lots of discussion on how to pronounce "ch" and "g" in Hochdeutsche but I notice the sounds are very much softer in Schweizer-Deutsche (and also Nederlands - glad to know I'm not the only one who thinks Swiss German sounds a bit like Dutch).


Can someone explain the correct way to pronounce a soft "ch", hard "ch" and "g" in Swiss Standard German, Zurich dialect of Swiss German, Dutch standard Dutch, and Den Bosch dialect of Dutch?


TIA Banjo

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@banjo67xxx I just came along this site; seems to be interesting for you: http://www.pholab.uzh.ch/forschung/laufende-forschungsprojekte/VoiceApp.html


I must admit as a native German speaker, that after learning Mandarin for a few weeks and watching the video on this site, my Mandarin listening skills appear to be not worse than my Swiss German listening skills .



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