The Chinese speaker is going to repeat this word part by part starting from the end. Please repeat each part out loud and try to make your pronunciation sound as much like the native speaker’s as you can.
In this instance Chinese grammar is simpler than that of English because we can change the subject of this sentence without making any alterations to the verb. For example, here is the Chinese word for “you”:
You’ve probably noticed that some words are pronounced with a rising or falling tone and that some are pronounced in a higher pitch than others. In Chinese, the tone is an important part of the pronunciation of the word and different tones indicate different meanings. You should imitate the speakers and try to make your pronunciation sound like theirs, paying careful attention to the intonation.
Excellent, you’ve just taken your first step into a larger world. This is the end of Lesson 1. If you feel comfortable with most of the material presented in this lesson, feel free to go on to Lesson 2.