Akan Teleteaching Course

Unit 6.6: Exercise 2

Pronunciation exercise. Two tongue-twisters. Listen first, then try to repeat by progressively speeding up. Mark the tones as you hear them.

Tongue-twister 1:

PapaŠ PaaŠ patapaŠaŗ paŠa ne paŠpaŠ PatapeŠ apamŠpaŗm paŠapaa.

Mr. Paa hit very hard on the head of his father Patape.

Tongue-twister 2:

Ōkyere kűkyereŠeŗ akyerekyereŠeŗ kyekyereŠeŗ no tareŠeŗ akyeŠrekyere duŠa noŠ hŁť, de noŠ kűkyeŠrŮŮŗ neŠ kyeŠrŮkyeŗrŮfoűŠ.

Okyere (a male person) went to catch tortoises, bound them to the tail of squirrels and took them to show his teacher.

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