7 days mandarin pronunciation with Xiaoqian – Lesson 4

Pinyin Vowels : Simple Vowels a, o, e, i, u

Simple Vowels

– a o e i u –

– a – father
open mouth wide with the tongue at the very lowest
爸 ba 妈 ma

– o – frog
Rond lips and make a perfect circle
波 bo

– e – bird
The smae as pronouncing "O" but make you lip shape to a very flat oval.
哥 ge 喝 he

– i – east
西 xi 低 di
when with " z c s zh ch s r" –> X

Simple Vowels
自 zi 织 zhi
次 ci 吃 chi
四 si 师 shi 日 ri

Simple Vowels
u rule, full
不 bu 住 zhu
when with
j, q, x, y –> ü

ü "i" with rounding lips!
ju qu xu yu –> ü
据 去 续 玉

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