One of the biggest obstacles you face when learning a new language is the fear of embarrassment when you mispronounce a word or phrase--which inevitably anyone new to Chinese will do. The innovative teachers at Easily Pronounced Language Systems (EPLS) knock down this barrier with their revolutionary pronunciation system: easy-to-read vowel symbols that, when combined with consonants, read in a straightforward manner, rather than in transliteration jargon. Almost instantly, you will be able to confidently pronounce and use 500 essential words and phrases in Chinese!
First published 2006.
Introduction Prounciation Guide EPLS Vowel Symbol System EPLS Consonants Prounciation Tips Icons Essentials Words and Phrases Arrival Hotel Survial Restaurant Survial Getting Around Shopping Essential Services Sightseeing and Entertainment Health Business Travel General Information Dictionary Thanks in 16 Languages Index Quick reference Page