Pinyin pronunciation for Mandarin 

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Level one. Learning instructions

Vowels

Consonants

Tones

Groups

Level two. Practice instructions

Practise vowels

Practise consonants

 Practise groups

Level three.  How to use the tables for combinations of consonants and vowels

1. b p m f d t n l

2. b p m f d t n l

3. b p m f d t n l

1. g k h j q x z c

2. g k h j q x z c

3. g k h j q x z c

1. s r zh ch sh

2. s r zh ch sh

3. s r zh ch sh

 

Level four. Multi-syllabic words and phrases with tone changes

Phrases with two third tones

Bi-syllabic phrases of third tone with other tones

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