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Answer to A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Pronunciation (Part I)

Aug. 4, 2017

Answer: B

Answer analysis:
In Chinese, a syllable is composed of an initial consonant, a vowel and a tone. The very beginning of a syllable is called the initial, and the rest of parts are called finals. For example, in the syllable “hǎo”, “h” is the initial and “ǎo” is the final. Mandarin Chinese has four basic tones.

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