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iStart Chinese! (Lite) by Mirai Language Systems

iStart Chinese! (Lite) by Mirai Language Systems
  • #: 151811
  • Price: free ($0.00) In Apple Store
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: 2012-12-07
  • Current Version: 5.1.1
  • 5.1.1
  • Size: 44.20 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Mirai LLP
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2011, Mirai LLP
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‘iStart Chinese’ is a unique and widely acclaimed app that will teach you Mandarin Chinese using a highly effective tutor-based approach.


Previous customer reviews:

“Brilliant” ★★★★★

“Excellent Language App” ★★★★★

“Best learning app ever!” ★★★★★

“Amazing! Chinese Demystified.” ★★★★★

“An extremely full-featured app that is a great bargain as well.”

Featured by Apple several times on the App Store in the Education category.


‘iStart Chinese’ is the premier tutor-based iOS application on the App Store. It is aimed at beginner-level learners of Mandarin Chinese. Unlike most other Mandarin Chinese language apps which just have lists of vocabulary or flashcards, this app actually teaches you the basics of Mandarin Chinese — grammar, pronunciation, the writing system, and the usage of words — using an effective and clear methodology which you will thoroughly enjoy! There is simply no better way of learning Chinese!

This LITE version of ‘iStart Chinese’ contains:

✔ 4 bite-sized lessons

✔ clear visual and audio tutoring

✔ two native Mandarin Chinese narrators

✔ detailed grammar explanations in English

✔ an innovative interface and easy-to-use interface

✔ text moves in sync with audio to help you learn

✔ hundreds of audio files to help you understand

✔ dozens of pictures to help you remember words

✔ Chinese character chart for all words covered in the course

✔ animated stroke order diagrams for all Chinese characters

✔ functionality for you to practice drawing Chinese characters

✔ flashcards for all words covered

✔ fun quizzes for each lesson to check your progress

✔ search function for all words in the course

✔ create your own vocabulary lists easily

✔ you can switch between Traditional and Simplified characters

Upgrade to the FULL version of ‘iStart Chinese’ for much more great content!

Each lesson builds on what was learned in previous lessons, enabling you to make gradual and consistent progress. Everything is explained in great detail, giving you confidence and mastery of the material. While designed for absolute beginners, this app is also great for those who have learned Chinese before, and need a quick refresher course.

This app is based on the very best in language learning methodology. Over a million language learners are using Mirai Language Systems apps.

There is no other app like this on the App Store!

Download this great app now!

– No Internet connection required after download

– No in-app purchase required

Produced by Mirai Language Systems:

“Changing the Way People Learn Languages.”

Other iStart apps by Mirai Language Systems:

• iStart French

• iStart Spanish

• iStart German

• iStart Japanese

• iStart Kana

• iStart Korean

© Mirai Language Systems, Mirai LLP

What's New in Version 5.1.1

* Fixed bug that caused the app to crash for some users

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