Mandarin Chinese 4 Character Tone Drills

Last updated: August 31, 2017 at 16:49 pm
Like we discussed in 2 previous articles, Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills and Mandarin Chinese 3 Character Tone drills, getting Mandarin Chinese tones correct is vital if you want to be understood in Mainland China or Taiwan. Mandarin Chinese, being a tonal language, makes it so that pronunciation is even more vital, because mispronouncing a tone can create a completely different meaning. It is well worth the investment to practice speaking the various tones over and over, until you can pronounce almost any tone combination correctly. This article contains all 256 tone combination drills of the 4 tones taking 4 tones at a time. Continue reading “Mandarin Chinese 4 Character Tone Drills”

Mandarin Chinese 3 Character Tone Drills

Last updated: September 2, 2017 at 22:48 pm
Like we discussed in our last article, Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills, getting Mandarin Chinese tones correct is vital if you want to be understood in Mainland China or Taiwan. Mandarin Chinese, being a tonal language, makes it so that pronunciation is even more vital, because mispronouncing a tone can create a completely different meaning. It is well worth the investment to practice speaking the various tones over and over, until you can pronounce almost any tone combination correctly. This article contains all 64 tone combination drills of the 4 tones taking 3 tones at a time. Continue reading “Mandarin Chinese 3 Character Tone Drills”

Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills

Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 17:34 pm
Do you struggle with speaking Mandarin Chinese tones? Arguably, tones are the most difficult part of Chinese. In order to get good tones, you must practice them over and over, until you master them. While in Mainland China or Taiwan, you risk simply not being understood if you don’t use good tones. This article contains all 16 tone combinations taking 2 tones at a time: 1 1 , 1 2, 1 3, 1 4, 2 1, 2 2, 2 3, 2 4, 3 1, 3 2 , 3 3, 3 4, 4 1 , 4 2, 4 3, and 4 4. Continue reading “Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills”