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Mandarin Pinyin & Pronunciation

 

In order to get the Mandarin pronunciation right, find out how different the language is in comparison to yours.

Mandarin is pronounced rather differently, for example, as in comparison to English. While there are sounds pronounced in a similar way, such as 'b' as in 'bed' and 'p' as in 'pen'; there are others that are distinctly different.

As a guide, you like to draw your attention especially to the four tones and the special sounds of language. With the knowledge as a background, you should then have some preliminary understanding of the phonetics. The best notation system of the Chinese phonetics is Hanyu Pinyin.

 

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