LEARN and STUDY CHINESE MANDARIN with Mandarin Bubble Bath—a game that is both fun and educational.
With support for Simplified Characters, Traditional Characters, and Pinyin.
Whether you are travelling to China or just want to communicate with 20% of the human race, you should learn at least some Chinese. It may sound daunting, I know, but it is definitely possible. But why not make it fun.
Nearly a billion people speak Mandarin. Hey, don't be the one who is left out!
Mandarin Bubble Bath starts you out on easy words where you get a 50% chance of guessing the right one. Then, it gives you a one-in-four chance. Then it is a one in ten chance.
When you finally think you've learned all the words for the language category, it swaps them around so you have to choose the character based on the translation. Then, it removes the character and forces you to listen. Finally, it removes the voice and forces you to read.
All aspects of your brain are used to learn Mandarin with our little game here.
While playing this game, you will learn to
--Read Chinese Characters (Hanzi)
--Listen to Mandarin Words and Phrases
--Practice with each level until you master your new vocabulary
Learn to recognize and read Chinese Characters by popping bubbles. If this sounds too intimidating, you can use the game in Pinyin mode to see only the romanized spellings until you are ready for characters.
Learn to listen to Mandarin words and phrases. Practice listening to the tones of the Mandarin words as they are spoken by native speakers.
Mandarin Bubble Bath has vocabulary in the following categories:
✓ Body Parts
✓ Person Nouns
✓ Useful Phrases
Here are 5 Magnificent Mandarin Facts (from the Overpass website):
• Mandarin is the official language of the People’s Republic of China.
• The English word “mandarin” used to mean “minister”, and represented an official of the Chinese Empire.
• For the majority of Chinese history, the nation’s capital has been within a Mandarin-speaking area.
• Mandarin is one of 4 official languages in Singapore.
• Chinese Mandarin doesn’t have an alphabet – it is written in symbols!
Here's what others have said about Mandarin Bubble Bath:
"☆☆☆☆☆ Great fun game….learn characters easily." - Connie Weidman on Google Play (1st November 2013)
"☆☆☆☆☆Very underrated Mandarin app" - Jay Hu on Amazon (24th December 2013)
Learn the world's hardest language and have fun doing it with this Bubble Bath of Knowledge game. You'll be surprised at how quickly you will be able to read Chinese characters.
Pop the bubbles with Chinese Characters and build your vocabulary. Listen to the words spoken by a native speaker. Pop the bubbles before they float away.
You will start off easy, but as each level gets more difficult, you’ll be surprised at how quickly you learn.
Mandarin Bubble Bath is arranged into 12 categories based on topics. Each category contains 10 Chinese words and phrases. The best area to start with is numbers.
Chinese (Zhongwen) is difficult. But you will surprise yourself. After all, if a billion people can speak it, why can’t you?
Some levels will force you to read Chinese Characters, with no audio to listen to.
Other levels might force you to listen to Mandarin tones spoken by a native speaker.
Compete with other players in Google Play on our leaderboards.
Are you a Chinese Teacher? Consider Mandarin Bubble Bath as a teaching tool you can use instead of flash cards in you lessons.
It's 2014. One in Five people in the world can speak Chinese. Isn't it time you learn Chinese?
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For more educational games, visit www.overpass.co.uk.
Fixed issue with app not opening properly and giving blank screen.
Removed rating nag message.