Dimsum Hanyu Pinyin is the foundation module to learn Mandarin. If you are new to the language, and have just begun your journey to learn Mandarin, or if you simply want to refresh your learning, this is the perfect point to embark on. Each lesson of Dimsum Hanyu Pinyin is 15 to 20 minutes, a great time investment to master the sounds and tones in Mandarin while you grab a drink or enjoy a snack.

Complete Module


Kickstart your Mandarin learning journey with this foundation module, where you will understand the Hanyu Pinyin system and structure, and master the sounds in Mandarin.

Through this course, you will

  • become more comfortable with the tones in Mandarin;
  • learn how to voice the 21 initials and 37 finals properly;
  • learn and practice all the possible pinyin combinations;
  • use tone pairs to help you gain confidence in using tones in a sentence.


  • 6 audio lessons
  • 6 lesson guides
  • 6 video lessons
  • 13 audio practices worksheet

Experience a FREE lesson of Dimsum Hanyu Pinyin (Mandarin)

  • Experience
    Main Lesson

    Listen to Chung as he guides you through the main content in each lesson with clarity and patience.

  • Internalize
    Lesson Guide

    Read and recall the sounds you have heard in the main lesson with the relevant pinyin.

  • Harness
    Video Lesson

    Reinforce your visual memory and listening association with a detailed visual aid.

  • Drill
    Audio Practice 1

    Practice through guided repetitions to get the correct sounds and tones of Mandarin.

  • Master
    Audio Practice 2

    Gain confidence to pronounce all the sounds in Mandarin through using tone pairs.


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