Learn Chinese Characters -FULL

Learn Chinese Characters -FULL


Ready to read Chinese? Inside this app are all the Chinese characters you'll ever need! (Unless you're planning to study nuclear physics at Peking University).

Here's how it works: Chinese has an estimated 50,000 characters. Some Chinese characters are rarely ever encountered while some appear in nearly every other sentence. For this reason, we help you learn in a systematic sequence starting from the statistically most commonly occurring Chinese characters.

You may be surprised to discover that learning just the most common character "的" alone will yield you a 3.72% literacy rate in Chinese. Learning just our top 50 most common Chinese characters will yield you a 29.08% literacy rate. In addition, each character comes with seven of the most common examples of how the character is used when integrated into a word or phrase.

This valuable learning tool will be useful to your studies whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner.

Features:

Completely offline. Practice and learn anywhere you go!

3200 most commonly seen characters with Simplified and Traditional variations, standard Mandarin pinyin with audio, definitions, radical count, stroke count, four corner and bonus Cantonese pronunciation guides in Yale and Jyutping, Cangjie.

Spoken Mandarin voice pronunciation by a native-speaking Putonghua professor who has a "putonghua shuiping ceshi" top-level certification.

Our pinyin voice recordings are the most complete in the industry including "fifth tone" sounds and "combined syllable" sounds such as those combining "儿" as a suffix.

Each character includes a list of the seven most commonly used "Usage Examples" complete with definition, pinyin, and Mandarin voice pronunciation.

Option for color-coded Chinese character tones.

Choice of displaying pinyin tones by Tone Marks or Tone Numbers.

"Red Characters" quickly identifies the characters where the Simplified and Traditional forms are different. Additionally, you can toggle between Simplified and Traditional while viewing the flashcard.

Powerful search system with pinyin wildcard functionality. You can search by pinyin, English, Chinese characters, radicals, stroke count, and even rank number.

Compare function that allows you to compare two characters of your choice side by side.

Audio accounts for tone changes (Tone Sandhi) when specific combination of characters are used together. (不 and 一 combinations)

Here at WrittenChinese.com, we were among the first Chinese flashcard learning apps and our methods have withstood the test of time. We focus on Mandarin learning, including audio by a native speaker and standard Mandarin Pinyin, however, if you’re interested you can turn on the Cantonese pronunciation guides as well.

As Chinese learners ourselves, we carefully engineered Learn Chinese Characters by WCC to give you the most efficient method to learn Chinese characters and build useful vocabulary.

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About Learn Chinese Characters -FULL
Ready to read Chinese? Inside this app are all the Chinese characters you'll ever need! (Unless you're planning to study nuclear physics at Peking University).

Here's how it works: Chinese has an estimated 50,000 characters. Some Chinese characters are rarely ever encountered while some appear in nearly every other sentence. For this reason, we help you learn in a systematic sequence starting from the statistically most commonly occurring Chinese characters.

You may be surprised to discover that learning just the most common character "的" alone will yield you a 3.72% literacy rate in Chinese. Learning just our top 50 most common Chinese characters will yield you a 29.08% literacy rate. In addition, each character comes with seven of the most common examples of how the character is used when integrated into a word or phrase.

This valuable learning tool will be useful to your studies whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner.

Features:

Completely offline. Practice and learn anywhere you go!

3200 most commonly seen characters with Simplified and Traditional variations, standard Mandarin pinyin with audio, definitions, radical count, stroke count, four corner and bonus Cantonese pronunciation guides in Yale and Jyutping, Cangjie.

Spoken Mandarin voice pronunciation by a native-speaking Putonghua professor who has a "putonghua shuiping ceshi" top-level certification.

Our pinyin voice recordings are the most complete in the industry including "fifth tone" sounds and "combined syllable" sounds such as those combining "儿" as a suffix.

Each character includes a list of the seven most commonly used "Usage Examples" complete with definition, pinyin, and Mandarin voice pronunciation.

Option for color-coded Chinese character tones.

Choice of displaying pinyin tones by Tone Marks or Tone Numbers.

"Red Characters" quickly identifies the characters where the Simplified and Traditional forms are different. Additionally, you can toggle between Simplified and Traditional while viewing the flashcard.

Powerful search system with pinyin wildcard functionality. You can search by pinyin, English, Chinese characters, radicals, stroke count, and even rank number.

Compare function that allows you to compare two characters of your choice side by side.

Audio accounts for tone changes (Tone Sandhi) when specific combination of characters are used together. (不 and 一 combinations)

Here at WrittenChinese.com, we were among the first Chinese flashcard learning apps and our methods have withstood the test of time. We focus on Mandarin learning, including audio by a native speaker and standard Mandarin Pinyin, however, if you’re interested you can turn on the Cantonese pronunciation guides as well.

As Chinese learners ourselves, we carefully engineered Learn Chinese Characters by WCC to give you the most efficient method to learn Chinese characters and build useful vocabulary.

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Nov 17, 2014
Superb app that's worth the price and then some The Writing Chinese Characters program is truly a first-class app that has not only exceeded my expectations, but it's also the best value for my money that I've ever spent on learning Mandarin. Let me explain. I'm a native-English speaking Canadian who started trying to learn Mandarin two years ago before my trip to Taiwan with my partner, and I've done many other Chinese programs that cost a lot more: Living Language, Pimsleur of course, and the "Chinese Characters" books by Lo Chiung-Yu. At first, I was reluctant to spend $10 on this app. This app, however, is really a bargain. On my HTC 601, the app has never malfunctioned. It's meticulously made: both traditional and simplified characters, detailed explanations, and customizable review loops, even with excellent pronunciation audio. Its character set is truly massive: a treasure trove. The only thing hindering my learning is my lack of time. This app has turned my phone into Chinese school, and I'm probably going to get all their other apps. If you want to learn Chinese writing on your phone, you've found what you're looking for. This app represents, in my opinion, the best of what modern phone apps can do.
A Google User
Jun 19, 2014
Please fix! First off, this is a great idea. This app, however still needs improvement.The most irratating bug I came across is that everytime I press the back button or home screen, the app freezes and shuts down. Please fix! i can‘t even use this app with this pestering problem. I am a paying customer and with this said, I expect a usable product. Secondly, a word list that i can modify would be extremely useful if not practical. I‘m all about organization and tracking my daily words would be great!
A Google User
Apr 10, 2014
Very helpful I like that the app shows the 7 most frequently words, phrase associated with a character.so not do you learn 為, but 作為,為了,成為, 因為,認為。。。you get the point. This is how learning should be.
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