One major challenge of learning a language is knowing if you are pronouncing words correctly. Up until know, it has required the help of a “expert”. But, the new “voice comparison tool” from Chinese Skill has made it much easier. This post has two you will find two slides that graphically explain how to use it. Basically you need to navigate to the pinyin chart, select the pinyin syllable that you need to improve, record your voice and the tool will alternate between your voice and the model voice. By experimenting around with your pronunciation, you will be able to improve both pronunciation and tone. By the way, Chinese Skill is free to download and has tons of other useful features. To download the android version click here. For Apple IOS check the iTunes App store.