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Audio Lab For Mandarin Tones

Audio materials are an excellent resource for tone practice. Mastery of the four Mandarin tones is essential for every student of Mandarin. Without the tones, you cannot learn vocabulary, and your spoken Mandarin will not be understood. This section contains many audio clips which can be used for pronunciation practice and listening practice.

The Four Tones of Mandarin
The four tones of spoken Mandarin are used to clarify the meanings of words, and are an essential part of proper pronunciation.

The Mandarin Tone System
Mandarin is a tonal language that uses tonal inflections to determine meanings of words. There are 4 tones in the Mandarin Chinese tone system, and their mastery is essential for anyone learning Mandarin.

Mandarin Tones - Changing Tones
Mandarin is a tonal language with four distinct tones. Mandarin Chinese tones are usually constant for every syllable, but sometimes the tone will change when used in combination with other tones or syllables.

Mandarin Tone Exercises
Mandarin tones are an essential part of the language. These tutorials and quizzes will help you master the four tones of Mandarin.

Tone Excercise 1
Mandarin is a tonal language, so the tones must be mastered to gain fluency in Mandarin. This exercise includes audio files and combines the first tone with the second, third and fourth tones.

Tone Excercise 2
Mandarin is a tonal language that uses tones to determine the meanings of words. Mastery of tones is needed to gain fluency in Mandarin. This exercise combines the second tone with the first, third, and fourth tones.

Tone Excercise 3
The Mandarin uses tones to determine meanings of words, so mastery of Mandarin tones is essential for gaining fluency in Mandarin. This exercise combines the third tone with the first, second and fourth tones.

Tone Excercise 4
Mastering the four Mandarin tones will help you gain fluency in Mandarin Chinese. The tones are used to determine the meanings of words.

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