4 Difficult Sounds for English Speakers Mandarin Chinese – Second (Rising) Tone. Mandarin Chinese is a tonal language, which means that the tone – or pitch – of a word is essential to conveying its meaning. Spanish, Italian, and Others – The Tongue Trill. Arabic – Letter ح Icelandic – The Double L.
5 Difficult sounds in English
The “TH” sound. This is one of the trickiest sounds and to add insult to injury, there are two distinct ways to pronounce it!
'the “W” and “V” sounds.
the “b” and “v” sounds.
The “ed” sound.
The “l” and “r” sounds.
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