13 Mar How to improve you Chinese pronunciation with Skillsfuture Chinese Courses
How to improve you Chinese pronunciation
It is very important nowadays to learn how to speak Chinese and pronounce correctly. If ever you plan to travel or do business in China, then it is a must for you not just to learn their language but also correctly pronounce them. There are many ways to improve your Chinese pronunciation and Chinese Lessons Singapore will teach you some of these ways.
Learn the four major kinds of tones
It is always recommended that you should learn first the four kinds of tones of speaking in Mandarin. There are four main tones that you should learn and they are: ā, á, ǎ, and à. The first tone ā is to be pronounce in a flat manner. The second tone á is to be pronounce in a rising manner. The third tone ǎ is to be pronounce in a both a falling and a rising manner. The fourth and last tone à is to be pronounce in a falling manner. After learning the four major kinds of tones, then proceed to learn to speak in pairs so as to greatly improve your pronunciation.
Learn to speak in pairs
There are many expressions in the mandarin language that are easy to learn how to speak it if you speak them in pairs. Instead of thinking how to speak the tones singly learn instead to speak the tones in pairs. An example is to learn to speak the tone of ‘ní hǎo’ which means hello. If you learn to speak ‘ní hǎo’, you will be pronouncing it with a second tone followed by a third tone. The moment you can become familiar with speaking the tone of ‘ní hǎo’, then start learning to speak yíng yang which means nutritious. You will be surprise to find it easy to speak the tone yíng yang because you have already become familiar of speaking the tone of ‘ní hǎo’.