Cantonese is usually written in Han characters. You will need about 3000 characters to be functional in Cantonese. Sounds like a lot? Yes, that is a lot. That’s why we need a phonetic system while you catch up with the characters.
GoalMastering pinyin is the prevailing practice of Chinese readers; to that end, so too can Jyutping be mastered, after understanding “The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Cantonese Romanization Scheme”.
Cantonese has six tones which could be difficult to master. We provide an excercise to help you distinguish them.