Monday, January 16, 2012

Pinyin initials d, t, n, l



How to pronounce initial "d"?
First, the tip of your tongue touches the gum behind the upper front teeth and hold your breath. Then let the tip of your tongue leave the gum and blow the air out to make the sound.

How to pronounce initial "t"?

The method of pronouncing "t" is the same as the way of pronouncing "d". But the air blown through your mouth is stronger.

How to pronounce initial "n" ?
First, the tip of your tongue touches the back of the upper teeth. Then lose the contact quickly, and at the same time let the air blow through your nose to make the sound.

How to pronounce initial "l"?
First, the tip of your tongue touches the gum behind the upper teeth. Then lose the contact quickly and let the air blow through your mouth to make the sound.