Why Native Cantonese Speakers
Should Learn Pingyam
Pingyam is not just a learning tool for learners of
Chinese as a second language. It can also be a valuable tool for
native speakers. There are many uses for it, even if one is a
native Cantonese speaker. A few benefits include:
Many Cantonese dictionaries made in Hong Kong use Pingyam to give
pronunciations of characters.
Pingyam is important for teaching foreigners Cantonese. As a
career or to help an acquaintance, it's a valuable skill.
Pingyam is offered as an input method in some Chinese computer
Learning Pingyam helps develop critical phonological skills that
can be useful in learning other languages.