Ranjan Roy
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What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Newcomb Oct 8, 2014. 34 Replies

anyone have any suggestions on iphone/ipad apps to help in the learning process? am still a relative beginner so would be more basic sentence structure and vocab type exercises. I completely thought…Continue

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Will Newcomb replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"My most essential app is Pleco (with all its add-ons). It has dictionaries, handwriting input, (audible input with Android devices), comprehensive adjustable flashcard system, audible output, optical recognition (for reading signs, images captured…"
Oct 8, 2014
Geoff Wilkinson replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I use Flashionary and have found it to be extremely good. Wish I had it when I first started doing Mandarin lessons as it would have saved me heaps of time and I would have progressed much further than where I am now. I spent hours looking up…"
Sep 22, 2013
Susanne Marker replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I like Pleco to use in combination with classes. Chinesepod and the other online learning resources dont work so well for me - I need a real teacher to talk to."
Sep 17, 2013
Lawrence Low replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I've just been using Pleco so far.  But, i've heard good things about Skritter, so maybe I'll give that a shot soon to help learn characters."
Aug 13, 2013
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"Hi LiJun, that sounds very interesting. What is the name of the app so that I can find it in the App Store?"
Mar 11, 2013
LiJun replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"Hi, recentaly I found one iPad app that will help you to Lear Chinese'kids way to chinese '. It is very funny , because it is like a game. You are gave some job to finish your lesson like a adventure .Although You are adult , but you wii…"
Mar 8, 2013
Adarsh Menon replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"My company offers 3 apps that teach Chinese: Chinese Learn Online - beginner course for speaking Chinese Chinese Flashcards - learn the 2700 most common characters in simplified / traditional Chinese Flashcards II - learn the beginner…"
Aug 9, 2012
Gareth Edwards replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I love the website Skritter.com and they have just released an iPhone app. This app is different to other apps / web sites I've come across as it lets you write, not trace, the characters so it really does let you write your own way so it is as…"
Jun 12, 2012
Janetdai replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I would like to recommend the best app for learning Chinese characters, "Art of Chinese Characters". In this app, you can learn Chinese characters with paintings, and find the origin of those characters. Also, you…"
Jun 11, 2012

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Seraph Ching replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"Pleco is a quite good dictionary. Can also try KTdict C-E, and SOSO慧眼 for OCR. You might want to check Vocre Free Translator as well. It's now free too. I don't use it very often, but I've tried some it's cool. And for…"
May 28, 2012
Huayu School replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"This may be helpful... It introduces lots of learning Chinese apps. http://apps2learnchinese.wordpress.com/"
May 28, 2012
史乐海 replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"Flashcards Deluxe I'm preparing for HSK a the moment and this was the best flashcard app I could find. But it costs $3.99.  As a dictionary I'm using Pleco. "
Apr 13, 2012
jlverbie replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"trainchinese now has a system where you buy lists instead of individual cards, once you have cards in a list they are yours to keep forever."
Apr 13, 2012
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"Much, Much appreciated. Thanks Jake! Going to sit down with my guitar and start memorizing this afternoon."
Mar 26, 2012
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"Could someone please post the characters in Pinyin? Thanks!"
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Formerly focused on Asian financial markets...after years as a corporate drone, got to spend a few months in Beijing studying Chinese and lived in Singapore for a year geting my MBA. Back in the US and need to get back into the swing of things

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