So, I know a fair amount of Mandarin speaking people, and I notice that for some of them they do not pronounce the silent initials like:
'y'i 'y'ing 'y'in
however, my other Mandarin speaking friends actually do pronounce the initials.
I've read through my textbooks and it says they should be silent so I'm a bit confused here.
I am then assuming that for example that it is correct to pronounce 意思 is