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Practice Four Tones Will be Good for Chinese Learning

The most difficult thing for the English speakers to do during the period when they learn Mandarin would be master the tones in Chinese language. Since there are no tones in English language, it is difficult for them to articulate the four tones in Chinese clearly and correctly. Most of them will be attracted as long as them start to learn Mandarin because the monosyllabic words with different tones carry various meanings. However, the frustrating thing is that they often fail to pronounce clearly even when they have mastered large number of words.

As a result, some of the foreigners will use facial expressions or gestures to express the tones when they talk with Chinese people. However, most westerners learn Mandarin not for the purpose of giving a speech or debating but to master the expressions frequently used in daily life. It is confusing for those English speakers who study Mandarin in China why the change of tones would cause such differences in meanings. But the most important thing is that they can master as long as they use the proper methods to practice frequently.

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Amauri | USA

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My first semester that I studied at another school, and the pressure there was pretty high, the classroom hour was long, and the homework was pretty tedious. Since I came to Keats, I found I have a lot more opportunities to speak in the classroom. My classmates all are fluent and love speaking and participating in the class. We have great classroom dynamic.

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I am a graduate student working on my doctor degree at Columbia University. We were able to really focus on speaking especially interview  style speaking and we are able to really up my reading and writing, so when I go back to Columbia, I can take formal classes.  It has been a really good experience and I really love my teacher.

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