Learning Chinese or English language? There are more than a billion Chinese speakers who can be found in the world. Combined with China becoming one of the biggest economies in recent times, it is no coincidence that there are now more people learning Chinese than people learning English. However, people interested in learning Chinese in Singapore should remember that there are significant differences between the two languages that can complicate the learning process. 5 Differences Between Learning Chinese and English Here are 5 examples: Chinese is a tonal language, meaning that changing the
Higher Mandarin Language For Adults Vocabulary Series In this first part of our Mandarin for Adults Vocabulary Series, we are going to introduce five common polyphones and teach you how to use them properly. What needs to be mentioned is that having a good command of the most commonly used Chinese polyphones will be of great help in learning Chinese at the intermediate level. 1) 好 This character has two different pronunciations, hao3 and hao4. Each one has its own special meaning, and both forms of this character will combine with other words
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Learning Chinese Mandarin has 4-5 primary tones. Say the first tone as if you were singing a high note. The second tone is pronounced like a question in English, with your pitch rising at the end of the syllable. Third tones are low and extended, noticeably longer than the other tones because of the dip. The fourth tone is said abruptly and forcefully, like a curt command in English. The neutral tone's pitch depends on the tone that precedes it. It is described more fully below, but, in general, they are