1. Education
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Mandarin Chinese Audio Clips


Audio clips are very useful for developing your pronunciation and listening skills.

Mandarin Tones

Mandarin is a tonal language - words have different meanings depending on how they are pronounced. The four tones of Mandarin Chinese are the essential building blocks for mastering the language. These audio clips will help you in your pronunciation as well as your recognition of the four Mandarin tones.

Mandarin Pronunciation

Audio clips of the 21 consonants and 16 vowels of Mandarin Chinese.

Beginning Mandarin - Grammatical Concepts

Mandarin grammar is quite simple when compared to European languages. There are a few snags though, and these audio clips will help you get the basics of Mandarin grammar down pat while giving you some basic vocabulary.

Basic Mandarin Vocabulary

Use these audio clips to learn basic Mandarin vocabulary and phrases.

Developing Vocabulary

Continue to develop your Mandarin Chinese grammar with these audio clips for particular situations.

Advanced Vocabulary

The Daily Mandarin section contains words and phrases for intermediate to advanced students. Each Daily Mandarin entry contains example phrases and audio clips.

Audio Mandarin / English Dictionary

Many entries in the Mandarin / English dictionary contain audio clips. Entries are arranged by their Pinyin spellings.

Audio Quizzes

Test your listening comprehension with these Mandarin Chinese audio quizzes.

  1. About.com
  2. Education
  3. Mandarin Language
  4. Pronunciation
  5. Audio Clips - Mandarin Chinese Audio Clips for Learning Mandarin Chinese

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.