Whenever you need to check the pronunciation of isolated words

Whenever you have a doubt about the pronunciation of a word, you can head over to Forvo, and check if it’s already there. If it’s not, you can ask for someone to record an example for you, and you can also participate by recording words in your own mother tongue.

I suppose the more seasoned language learners here know about this, but since I see many questions about the pronunciation of words in isolation, here goes:


Forvo is great. You can also download the audio files. I add them to all of the words on my Anki decks for Chinese and Russian.

That’s a lot of work, but a great idea.