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1 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 1

2 yū Dark blue is 1st tone yú Orange is 2nd tone yǔ Dark green is 3rd tone yù Red is 4th tone yu Silver is unstressed

3 Bo 广播 guǎngbō broadcast

4 Po 老婆 lǎopo Wife

5 Mo 触摸 chùmō touch

6 Fo 佛教 fójiào Buddhism

7 Wo 我我爱你 wǒ I wǒ ài nǐ I love you

8 Duo 多少 duōshǎo how much/many

9 Luo 骆驼 luòtuo camel

10 Nuo 承诺 chéngnuò promise

11 Guo 中国 zhōngguó China

12 Kuo 包括 bāokuò including

13 Huo 火 车 huǒchē train

14 Zuo 工作 gōngzuò work

15 Cuo 错 cuò wrong

16 Suo 所以 suǒyǐ therefore, so

17 Zhuo 桌 子 zhuōzi table

18 Shuo 说 shuō say

19 Ruo 弱 ruò weak

20 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 2

21 Duo vs Dou

22 Dou 豆腐 dòufu Tofu

23 Tou 头疼 tóu téng headache

24 Mou 某 一个 mǒu yīgè a certain one

25 Fou 是否 shìfǒu whether or not

26 Gou 沟通 gōutōng communicate

27 You 朋友 péngyou friend

28 Rou 肉 ròu meat

29 Ou 欧洲 ōuzhōu Europe

30 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 3

31 饿 è hungry. 你饿吗? nǐ è ma? Are you hungry?

32 Me 什么? shénme? what?

33 De 德国 déguó Germany

34 Te 特别 tèbié special

35 Ne 你呢? nǐ ne? What about you?

36 Le 吃了吗? chī le ma? Have you eaten?

37 Ge 一个苹果 yī gè píngguǒ An apple

38 Ke 可以 kěyǐ Can (it is allowed)

39 He 喝啤酒 hē píjiǔ Drink beer

40 Ze 毛泽东 Máo zédōng Mao Tse-tung

41 Ce 政策 zhèngcè Policy

42 Se 颜 色 yánsè Colour

43 Zhe 这个 zhège This

44 Che 车 chē Car

45 She 蛇 shé Snake

46 Re 今天很热 jīntiān hěn rè Today it s very hot

47 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 4

48 Ben 笨 一本书 bèn stupid yī běn shū a book

49 Pen 喷泉 pēn quán fountain

50 Fen 粉 色分数 fěnsè pink fēnshù score

51 Nen 嫩 nèn tender/delicate

52 Men 门我们 mén door wǒmen we

53 Hen 很 hěn very

54 Gen 跟我 一起 gēn wǒ yīqǐ with me

55 Zhen 真的 zhēnde real

56 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 5

57 -ang vs -eng Bang, Beng

58 Pang 胖我很胖 pàng wǒ hěn pàng fat I am very fat

59 Peng 朋友 péngyou friend

60 Fang 地 方 dìfāng place

61 Feng 风 fēng wind

62 Tang 糖 táng sugar

63 Teng 疼 téng painful

64 Lang 狼 láng wolf

65 Leng 冷 lěng cold

66 Zang 脏 zāng dirty

67 Zeng 增加 zēngjiā increase

68 Chang 长 cháng long

69 Cheng 城市 长城 chéngshì chángchéng city Great Wall

70 Rang 让 ràng let/allow

71 Reng 扔 rēng throw

72 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 6

73 Two u sounds u and ü

74 Bu 不我不知道 bù no/not wǒ bù zhīdào I don t know

75 Fu 付钱 fùqián to pay

76 Shu 书 shū book

77 Zhu 猪 zhū pig

78 Du 赌博 dǔbó to gamble

79 Nu 愤怒 fènnù angry

80 Nü 女孩 nǚhái a girl

81 Lu 马路 mǎlù road

82 Lü 法律 fǎlǜ law

83 Ju 剧场 jùchǎng theatre

84 Xu 需要 xūyào need

85 Yu 下 雨 xiàyǔ to rain

86 Lüe 战略 zhànlüè strategy

87 Nve 虐待 nüèdài to maltreat, abuse

88 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 7

89 Gui 贵太贵了 guì expensive tài guì le too expensive

90 Kui 崩溃 bēngkuì to collapse

91 Hui 回家 huíjiā go home

92 Zui 嘴巴 zuǐba mouth

93 Cui 脆弱 cuìruò fragile

94 Sui 虽然 suīrán although

95 Zhui 追 zhuī to chase

96 Chui 吹 牛 chuīniú brag, talk crap

97 Rui 尖锐 jiānruì sharp / piercing

98 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 8

99 -uang

100 Guang 光线 guāngxiàn light

101 Kuang 疯狂 fēngkuáng crazy

102 Huang 黄 色 huángsè yellow

103 Zhuang 服装 fúzhuāng clothing

104 Shuang 凉爽 liángshuǎng pleasantly cool

105 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 9

106 -un

107 Dun 吨 dūn ton(ne)

108 Lun 轮 子 lúnzi wheel

109 Gun 棍 子 gùnzi stick, rod

110 Kun 困 kùn sleepy

111 Hun 结婚 jiéhūn to get married

112 Zun 尊敬 zūnjìng to respect

113 Cun 存在 cúnzài to exist

114 Sun 孙悟空 sūn wùkōng the monkey king

115 Zhun 准备 zhǔnbèi prepare / get ready

116 Chun 春天 chūntiān spring

117 Shun 顺利 shùnlì smooth / without a hitch

118 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 10

119 -ie -ian

120 Ye 商业 shāngyè business / commercial

121 Bie 别 人 bíerén other people

122 Mie 灭 火 mièhuǒ put out a fire

123 Die 下跌 xiàdiē to fall, decrease

124 Lie 强烈 qiángliè strong / forceful

125 Qie 一切 yīqiè everything

126 Xie 鞋 子 xiézi shoes

127 Dian 电视 diànshì TV

128 Tian 甜 tián sweet

129 Lian 脸 liǎn face

130 Bian 方便 fāngbiàn convenient

131 Mian 面条 miàntiáo noodles

132 Pian 便宜 piányi cheap

133 Yan 研究 yánjiū research

134 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 11

135 -iu

136 Diu 丢 diū to lose

137 Niu 牛 肉 niúròu beef

138 Liu 六 liù six

139 Jiu 啤酒 píjiǔ beer

140 Qiu 要求 yāoqiú demand / request

141 Xiu 休息 xiūxi rest

142 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 12

143 Yin 银 行 yínháng bank

144 Bin 嘉宾 jiābīn special guest

145 Pin 产品 chǎnpǐn product

146 Min 人民 rénmín the people

147 Nin 您好 nínhǎo Hello (formal)

148 Lin 森林 sēnlín forest

149 Jin 黄 金 huángjīn gold

150 Qin 钢琴 gāngqín piano

151 Xin 新 xīn new

152 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 13

153 The Pinyin r

154 Re 热 rè hot

155 Ri 日本 rìběn Japan

156 Rao 打扰 dǎrǎo to disturb

157 Rou 鸡 肉 jīròu chicken

158 Ran 然后 ránhòu then, after

159 Ren 美国 人 měiguórén American

160 Rong 荣幸 róngxìng honour

161 Ru 如果 rúguǒ if

162 Rou 柔软 róuruǎn soft

163 Run 湿润 shīrùn moist

164 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 14

165 An i in Pinyin can represent two different sounds

166 Yi 一 yī 1

167 Bi 笔 bǐ pen / brush

168 Pi 皮肤 pífū skin

169 Mi 米饭 mǐfàn rice

170 Di 弟弟 dìdi younger brother

171 Ti 踢 足球 tī zúqiú to play football/soccer

172 Ni 你好 nǐhǎo hello

173 Li 力量 lìliang strength / force

174 Ji 鸡蛋 jīdàn egg

175 Qi 生 气 shēngqì to get angry

176 Xi 学习 xuéxí to study

177 Zi 资源 zīyuán resources

178 Ci 两次 liǎngcì twice

179 Si 思想 sīxiǎng thoughts, thinking

180 Zhi 知道 zhīdào to know

181 Chi 吃饭 chī fàn to eat (rice)

182 Shi 但是 dànshì but

183 Ri 星期 日 xīngqīrì Sunday

184 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 15

185 The Pinyin J and Zh sounds

186 Ji 机会 jīhuì opportunity

187 Jia 大家 dàjiā everybody

188 Jie 结婚 jiéhūn to get married

189 Jiao 水饺 shuǐjiǎo dumplings

190 Jiu 红酒 hóngjiǔ red wine

191 Jian 看 见 kànjiàn see

192 Jiang 长江 chángjiāng Yangtze River

193 Jin 今天 jīntiān today

194 Jing 北京 běijīng Beijing

195 Ju 橘 子 júzi tangerine

196 Zhu 柱 子 zhùzi pillar / post

197 Zhi 蜘蛛 zhīzhū spider

198 Jue 决定 juédìng decide

199 Juan 考卷 kǎojuàn test paper

200 Zhuan 专家 zhuānjiā an expert

201 Jun 军队 jūnduì army

202 Zhun 准备 zhǔnbèi to prepare

203 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 16

204 The Q and Ch sounds in Pinyin

205 Qi 起来 qǐlái to get up

206 Qia 恰好 qiàhǎo by coincidence

207 Qie 茄 子 qiézi aubergine eggplant

208 Qiao 桥梁 qiáoliáng bridge

209 Qian 多少钱? duōshǎo qián? How much money?

210 Qiang 强壮 qiángzhuàng strong

211 Qin 钢琴 gāngqín piano

212 Qing 情绪 qíngxù feelings / emotions

213 Qiong 贫穷 pínqióng poor

214 Qu 有趣 yǒuqù interesting

215 Chu 清楚 qīngchu clear

216 Que 确定 quèdìng confirm

217 Chi 吃饭 chīfàn to eat (rice)

218 Quan 完全 wánquán completely

219 Chuan 四川 sìchuān Sichuan province

220 Qun 裙 子 qúnzi skirt

221 Chun 春天 chūntiān spring

222 Break Through Chinese Pronunciation Part 17

223 The X and Sh sounds in Pinyin

224 Xi 西 方 xīfāng the West

225 Shi 事情 shìqing a matter / an affair

226 Xia 夏天 xiàtiān summer

227 Xie 鞋 子 xiézi shoes

228 Xiao 笑容 xiàoróng smile

229 Xiu 休息 xiūxi to rest

230 Xian 先 生 xiānsheng Mr / sir

231 Xiang 香港 xiānggǎng Hong Kong

232 Xin 辛苦 xīnkǔ hard work / hard working

233 Xing 星星 xīngxing star

234 Xiong 熊猫 xióngmāo panda

235 Xu 需要 xūyào need

236 Shu 艺术 yìshù art

237 Xue 学习 xuéxí to study

238 Shui 水 shuǐ water

239 Xuan 选择 xuǎnzé to choose

240 Shuan 消 火栓 xiāohuǒshuān fire hydrant

241 Xun 咨询 zīxún to inquire

242 Shun 顺利 shùnlì smooth, without a hitch

243