Learning Initial "q" in Pinyin

Some Chinese consonants are rather similar to English consonants, but it’s important to hear the differences and get all details as accurate as possible!

How to read: q
The pronunciation method is more or less the same with "j", with stronger breath squeezed out of the chink. It is similar to ‘ch’ in the English ‘cheap’ – tongue is positioned below lower teeth.

汽水qì shuǐ:soda water

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