It is said that German spelling is largely phonetic (unlike English spelling), and that there is a fairly reliable set of rules to convert spelling to pronunciation. (Sure, there are some exceptions, ...
Da ich mit schwäbischem Dialekt aufgewachsen bin (in dem es das stimmhafte "s" [s̬] nicht gibt), bin ich immer unsicher, wann das "s" stimmhaft gesprochen wird, und wann nicht. Beispiel: See ...
Is there a German sound that is similarly difficult for English speakers as th is for German speakers?
Is there a sound in the German language that is similarly difficult for English speakers as th is for German speakers?