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字正腔圆 Mandarin Pronunciation Workshop | ONEStop Academy

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The Salvation Army (Block B, Level 2)

356 Tanglin Road

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Are opportunities passing you by because you have been hampered by your Mandarin skills which have much room for improvement? Learn to articulate Mandarin words accurately at this workshop designed for anyone who wants to sound crisp and clear to make an impression on their audience.

About Workshop:

字正腔圆Mandarin Pronunciation Workshop is a designed to give participants an overview of the pronunciation features of Mandarin Chinese to help them enhance their speech. The workshop will touch on Pinyin romanisation system and the sounds in Mandarin, as well as clarifying the many confusions speakers might have. A session that provides participants with a lot of speaking practice, it will enable participants to speak Mandarin with greater clarity and precision. This workshop will be conducted in English and Mandarin.


Topics Covered:

1. The Hanyu Pinyin romanisation system

2. Initials and finals vs. consonants and vowels

3. There are tones

4. There are the toneless

5. And there are tone changes

6. Differentiating j, q, x from z, c, s and zh, ch, sh

7. How to say n and ng

8. How to say e and er

9. How to say the beginning r

10. Inconsistencies and confusions in the Pinyin system

11. Common mispronunciations and misused words heard in Singapore


Learning Outcomes:

After attending the workshop, learners will be able to:

• Read Pinyin accurately;

• Identify the sounds of Mandarin Chinese;

• Pronounce Mandarin words more accurately; and

• Produce speech in Mandarin with greater pronunciation accuracy and with better flow


About the Speaker:

Shamus teaches General, Conversational and Business English and conducts workshops on language and communication skills. He is also a copywriter with 15 years of experience and has worked as a voiceover talent. In his free time, he co-organises free language-learning events where he teaches Mandarin and Cantonese. Shamus holds a MA (applied linguistics), BA (mass communications), CELTA and ACTA, and is currently pursing DACE.


About ONEStop Academy:

ONEStop Academy is a partnership between Vanpeak and The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army has been touching lives in Singapore for many years with a commitment to helping the underprivileged in the community without discrimination.With the fast changing world, The Salvation Army Red Shield Industries want to play an active part in helping people, to learn a new skill and be able to sustain themselves. ​

At ONEStop Academy we want to foster a flourishing community of professionals and participants to allow them to learn and grow. We will put together a diverse group of Training Companies, Trainers and Facilitators to facillitate dynamic and interactive workshops, courses and learning circles.

It will be open to one and all and we want to encourage companies to send their staff for training that is suitable for them.

Let us help people by teaching them.





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