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The "an" in "quand" is nasal and open. The "on" in "con" is more palatal and close.
You should try using a phonetic dictionnary to hear the differences, it's important to be able to make the difference. http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais-anglais/on/553284 (number 4, qu'on) and http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais-anglais/quand/64737
I would say that the pronouciation is not that different, but if you have a good level in french you will distinguish between the two just from the context, for example: "C'est quand on va y aller à la piscine?" and " Mais t'es con !"
These words don't mean the same thing at all. In pronunciation, quand [kɑ̃] et con [kɔ̃] Some examples : J'ai 20 ans = I am 20. ("Ans" has the same pronunciation of an in quand) Il faut qu'on aille chez Pierre = We need to go at Pierre's home. ("qu'on" has the same pronunciation as con) But please, don't use "con", I don't think you will have to in a ...
Yes, quand and con (also qu'on) are pronounced with distincts (at least for native ears) nasalisations, \ɑ̃\ for the former and \ɔ̃\ for the latter. Ref: wikipedia
English You can hear a not too bad pronouciation of tu with google traduction. Here an exemple : link Français Tu peux écouter une prononciation pas trop mauvaise de tu avec google traduction. Voici un exemple : lien
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