Single Vowels

Lesson 3         i

 

Chinese Ping Ying

vowel

Description

Similar English Sound

For Reference

 

 

i

Mouth:

It is slightly open.

Tongue:

The tongue is raises highest but the front of the tongue touches the lower teeth.

lips

 They are spread both sides.

Similar to the ee in eel, meet, feet, need, peel, reel …

 

ī í ǐ ì