Learn Mandarin Chinese on Android

Aug 23, 2010

As a long-term beginner Chinese student, I keep plugging along. Here are some apps I’ve discovered on Android to learn Chinese.

Chinese Mandarin MenuCards 1

Flashcards for learning to read food menus. Simplified Chinese.



Pretty barebones – type in an English word and shows you the Chinese characters, but a big flaw is no audio pronunciation. On the other hand, you can save definitions and attach photos or barcodes.


Everyday Chinese

Some basic phrases and audio. Needs fleshing out to be really useful.


GettingThere Chinese – 1

Learn Chinese in dialogue with a friendly frog. After that, tests where you have to fill in the correct character.


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