What is pinyin?
Pinyin is another and easier way of writing Chinese
Chinese is a tonal language. What does this mean? A language in which different tons distinguish different tones .
How many tones are there?
There are 4 tones
Describe how your voice changes for each tone
Tone 1 : ā High flat sound
Tone 2 : á Rising sound
Tone 3 : a Down and up
Tone 4 : à Down (angry)
What does bā (tone 1) mean? 8
What does bà (tone 4) mean? Dad
Finish this sentence: Chinese characters don’t show how words should sound.