PCR Lesson 2 Pronunciation Practice
Familiarize yourself with the pinyin spellings for the following sounds. Listen carefully to the differences between the tones. Practice by repeating the sounds aloud.
The sounds below have English-like equivalents, but there are some distinctions. The pinyin sound "
" in the international phonetic alphabet is [
]. This sound is more like the initial sound in the English word "under".
The pinyin finals
have different spellings when not proceeded by an initial. You will find below that
without an intial is spelled
by itself is spelled with a y,