Pin Yin is Chinese Romanization using western alphabets to teach you how to read Chinese characters. If you can read ABC, you know 80% of Pin Yin.
Pinyin is made of 21 initials (consonants) and 36 finals and Four Tones. The tones and Chinese characters are two main challenges to foreigners and also native Chinese.
In this course, we will using practical way to teach you how to read Chinese using the flash card. You can improve your reading and master more Chinese vocabularies.
The initials (consonants):
b p m f d t n l g k h j q x zh ch sh r z c s
Finals (vowels): (simple form):
a o e i u ü ai ei ao ou an en in ang eng ing ong
Different Tone may have different meaning, which need your attention.
The initials and finals can be combined in the following table which represents all Chinese pronunciation, total around 405.
At the end of my course, students will be able
- Know the Chinese Pin Yin, Chinese Romanization reading system
- Will be confident to read out Chinese by the help of Pin Yin
- The flash card will help student learn 1000 phrases, 20% of vocabulary of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test)
Pin Yin is made of Initials and Finals. We will start with " a o e i u ü"
I am David Yao, the founder of legoomandarin dot com and Education Video (Edeo dot biz ), born in china, resides in Kuala Lump, Malaysia, holding Master degree from university Malaya, have 20 years’ experience in mandarin teaching for foreigners.
Teaching is also a process of learning, especially for me. I enjoy the teaching and always try to find the best solutions from outside perspective ( I am not trained as teacher). The online education is the one of trend which will shape our future education. Combining my Master degree in IT and my mandarin teaching experience, I am focusing on mandarin Chinese online teaching and created many unique methods. The Online Video courses solutions combines my past 22 years’ efforts. The current and upcoming more 100 courses will prove that I am the top gun in mandarin teaching to non-native learners.