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Learn Mandarin Chinese
Chinese is an interesting and ancient language, and the present time, advantages of learning
this language are numerous. You can easily learn this language, but, is not just that easy and
simple, basically because of the truth that it lacks the phonetic alphabet.
1 - Chinese Pinyins
You possible know that the Chinese characters are standard for the written Chinese; however
they are not quite helpful when it is about the pronunciation for the beginners. As a starter,
you may refer pinyin which is the system to write out sounds of Chinese language by using
2 - Chinese Tones
Although Mandarin Chinese is regarded as tonal language that means that each syllable has
the tone, and meaning of every syllable may change, according to the tone. It means that in
case you wish to express anything in Chinese language and get correct meaning of it, you
need to pay attention on these tones. You must learn mandarin chinese free and basically
there are 4 main tones of Mandarin Chinese, including "neutral" tone.
3 - Chinese Characters
While casual learner of the Mandarin Chinese can opt not for spending much of time on learn
mandarin chinese free, where serious student would wish to leap right in. However, there are
only few key points you must know regarding the characters for making the maximum
benefit from studies.
Basically there are 2 sets of the Chinese characters such as simplified and second is
traditional characters. Simplified characters are generally used in the mainland China, while
Taiwan and Hong Kong still use the traditional characters. Many chinese students will wish
to study the simplified characters.
Learning mandarin Chinese is not difficult as all the Chinese characters are basically
composed of different strokes. The Order of strokes which is used while writing character is
known as "stroke order." Every Chinese character is not the unique and exclusive "drawing,"
but as and when you will learn more characters, you will understand that specific part of
character appears once again in another character. The recurring parts of component have
same order of stroke each time, and they use helps us for making sense of the Chinese
characters. Such component parts are known as "radicals."
For writing in the Chinese characters, basically there are just no spaces left between the
words. It may make it quite difficult to tell that from where does one word ends and from
where the next word stars. However, Practice is a key, so keep practicing.