Published 31 Jan 2013
[cont'd] giving you hints when you have come across the word before.
BaconLanguageTomato is a great little tool to fine tune your Mandarin Chinese and adopts a learning pattern that has proven successful in the past. As you may know, the cornerstone to good pronunciation for Mandarin Chinese is the four tones - high and level, rising, falling and rising and falling - and these should be mastered to ensure the meaning of the word is correct. With Mandarin becoming one of the most spoken languages in the world and with China's rise to prominence on the world business stage it can only be a good idea for everyone from children to adults to think about taking it on as a second or third language. BLT is an easy to use and free app that will make it even easier to conquer.