A crash course on Chinese Pinyin
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A crash course on Chinese Pinyin

Learn the authentic Chinese pronunciation following our detailed demonstration.
5.0 (2 ratings)
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21 students enrolled
Created by Haifeng Wang
Last updated 10/2017
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Pronounce Chinese characters in the right way.
Requirements
  • You must be able to hear and read English. It would also help if you know the English phonetic system.
Description

Designed for English speakers, this course introduces the Chinese phonetic system -- Pinyin -- in a comprehensive and authentic way.  The lessons here are basically PowerPoint school lessons.

New English captions were uploaded on Nov 6th, 2017 to replace the auto caption generated by udemy.

Pinyin defines the pronunciation of Chinese characters. In five lessons, this course covers essentially all the Pinyin combinations used in Chinese, and a demonstration audio is provided for every combination. Overall this course contains all the information you need for Chinese Pinyin.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn Chinese.
Course content
Expand 5 lectures 03:54:45
+ A crash course on Chinese Pinyin
5 lectures 03:54:45

This lesson will teach you how to pronounce the 23 Chinese consonants and 24 Chinese vowels. 

Preview 31:15

This lesson will introduce the four tones, and teach you how to read Pinyin combinations with only one vowel or a consonant plus a single vowel.

Combining Sounds and Tones (1): Single Vowels
55:41

This lesson will teach you how to read Pinyin combinations with a consonant plus a composite vowel.

Combining Sounds and Tones (2): Composite Vowels
38:05

This lesson will teach you how to read Pinyin combinations with a consonant plus a nasal vowel or a consonant plus double vowels.

Combining Sounds and Tones (3): Nasal Vowels and Double Vowels
01:13:26

This lesson will introduce the three tone variation rules and the light tone first, and then it will introduce some common Chinese dialogues and two Chinese poems as reading practices.

Tone Variation Rules, the Light Tone and Reading Practice
36:18