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Learn Chinese Pronunciation: The 80/20 Guide, Part 2 - Articles Surfing
"I want to learn Chinese but just give me the basics!"
That's what this Chinese pronunciation guide is all about. It's all that you need to know about the pinyin system of Chinese pronunciation to get by.
The 80% that's important. (Spend 20% of time to learn the 80% that's important.)
Continued from Part 1, learn Chinese pronunciation, the 4 tones...
There are 24 consonants in pinyin which are pronounced a lot like in English.
b, p, m, f, d, t, n, l, g, k, ng, h, j, q, x, zh, ch, sh, r, z, c, s, y, w
Learn Chinese pronunciation of Consonants
b as in boy
There are 6 simple vowels.
a, o, e, i, u, '
Learn Chinese pronunciation of Vowels
- a as in mama
3. Vowel Combinations
In Chinese pronunciation, basic vowels can form vowel combinations with each other or with a nasal consonant.
Learn Chinese pronunciation of Vowel Combinations
- ai like eye
Now, I know you're going to ask...
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