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Tone Couplet Method

(To see the Tone Couplet Method in use, see the TCM in Use series of posts) (6/20/2015 Update: Modified the story elements for 14 and 33.) I present to you the Tone Couplet Method! The Tone Couplet Method is a fun little mnemonic system I came up with to help you remember the tones (and the associated meanings) for compound words, proper names and Chengyu idioms in Mandarin Chinese.