Beginner Lesson 1 - Alphabet

Lesson Introduction

When you study Chinese you always think of square characters. But the Chinese also adopted the English alphabet for learning pronunciation. The sounds of the alphabet are completely different. In the beginning the sounds will seem strange but once you learn all of the sounds your Chinese pronunciation will be far better.

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english alphabet

Which Chinese dialect do we learn here?

Mandarin

by shu on 05 Nov 2011 12:13:41

I ask myself, is this the alphabet for all Chinese dialects? Which Chinese dialect do we learn here?

I ask myself, is this the alphabet for all Chinese dialects? Which Chinese dialect do we learn here?

I ask myself, is this the alphabet for all Chinese dialects? Which Chinese dialect do we learn here?

Sigh...it wasn't giving any indication of my question going through until I came back later and foun

Some letters I can see have a different pronunciation than in English , such as c, j, q, z and the u

Some letters I can see have a different pronunciation than in English , such as c, j, q, z and the u

Some letters I can see have a different pronunciation than in English , such as c, j, q, z and the u

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