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The TOP (Tonally Orthographic Pinyin) Romanization System

The infographic below summarizes the rules of TOP. Using colors, capitals and tone marks at the same time boosts retention of information about tones and helps new readers link sound to Pinyin. Add directional gestures and you have a powerful multimodal package to jumpstart your students' tones and get your admin to check all the boxes under "multiple intelligences" for your annual evaluation!

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