Mandarin Chinese Pronunciation

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Mandarin Chinese Pronunciation I'm currently reading Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner. He recommends the first step of learning any language is pronunciation. He has a short series of videos on YouTube that I found very useful as I start learning Mandarin Chinese. This is the first of a 4-part series on Mandarin Chinese pronunciation. The goal is to quickly familiarize you with the sounds of Mandarin and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols for those sounds. You'll then be able to learn them faster, either through your own studies or through my pronunciation trainers. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-jbT0nw8LA

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Deconstructing Mandarin Chinese

Learning Mandarin Chinese This post is a public workbook for deconstructing the basic structures of Mandarin Chinese, following Tim Ferriss' blog post on How to Learn (But Not Master) Any Language in 1 Hour Six Lines of Gold The apple is red. 苹果是红色的 Píngguǒ shì hóngsè de apple-fruit yes red colour of It is John’s apple. 这是约翰的苹果 Zhè shì yuēhàn de píngguǒ This is John of apple-fruit I give John the apple. 我给约翰的苹果 Wǒ gěi yuēhàn de píngguǒ I give John of apple-fruit We give him the apple. 我们给他苹果 Wǒmen gěi tā píngguǒ We group give him apple-fruit He gives it to John. 他把它交给约翰 Tā bǎ tā jiāo gěi yuēhàn He did it cross give John She gives it to him. 她给了他 Tā…

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