Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Chinese lessons

What is pinyin? A Pinyin was created because characters was a difficult for Chinese people so they created Pinyin. This is a pinyin wú.

Chinese is a tonal language. What does this mean?
It means that Chinese people use a tone to make words Like bā means 8 and bà means dad.

How many tones are there? 4

Describe how your voice changes for each tone
Tone 1 For tone 1 ā you do a high voice and don't change your tone.
Tone 2 For tone 2 á you do a high voice and yo rise it up.
Tone 3 For tone 3 â you rise it up then you lower it down.
Tone 4 For tone 4 à you do a angry voice and you lower it down.

Finish this sentence: Chinese characters don’t show how it should sound.

What does ba (tone 1) mean? Number eight
What does ba (tone 4) mean? Dad

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