- iStart Chinese ~ Mirai Language Systems
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‘iStart Chinese’ is a unique and widely acclaimed app that will teach you Mandarin Chinese using a highly effective
Previous customer reviews:
“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. Aimed at beginner-level learners of Mandarin Chinese, it contains over 3 hours of full audio tutoring. 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 FULL version of ‘iStart Chinese’ contains:
✔ 20 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
✔ thousands of audio files to help you understand
✔ hundreds 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
✔ collect motivation badges as you progress
✔ you can switch between Traditional and Simplified characters
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!
Get 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
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Version 5.2 (Jan 18, 2013)
Update Version 5.2
* We’ve finally fixed the bug that was plaguing a number of you who updated the app last time. We are very sorry that it took so long — we really appreciate your patience!
* Facebook integration has been removed since it was causing issues with many of you.
* We have improved the bug detection system and have added a fast and simple way for you to report bugs in the Info section.
This update should prove much more stable and reliable for everyone.
Again, thanks for your patience and for using iStart!
—Your Mirai Language Systems team
PS. iStart French will be ready in February!
Version 5.1.1 (Dec 7, 2012)
* Fixed bug that caused the app to crash for some users
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Version 5.1 (Nov 27, 2012)
- Updated for iOS 6 and the iPhone 5’s taller display
- Removed Game Center
- Various minor UI changes and bug fixes
Version 5.0 (Aug 18, 2012)
PLEASE UPDATE TO VERSION 5.0 OF iSTART:
* Improved audio management - you can now play the audio with the screen lock on
* Added Penguin animations on Quiz Results page
* Used “smart quotes” in place of "straight quotes"
* Super Quiz added!
* Game Center enabled
* Added Flashcards
* Updated App Icon
* Many UI improvements
* Several minor bug fixes and content corrections
Thanks for all your support over the last years! ‘iStart’ is getting better and better with your suggestions. Please continue rating this iStart app on the App Store!
- Your Mirai Language Systems Team
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Version 3.0 (Oct 28, 2011)
Version 3.0 — A very big update for all "iStart Chinese!" fans!
✔ Vocabulary images added to ALL lessons!
✔ fully compatible with iOS 5
✔ several bugfixes
✔ minor UI and performance improvements
✍ We are working on a flashcard system for iStart Chinese! for the next update!
★★★★★ If you like iStart Chinese!, please take a minute to rate or review it on iTunes — these really help us and we appreciate every piece of feedback we get. Thank you for your support!
☺ Your Mirai Language Systems Team
Version 2.0 (Apr 6, 2011)
★ Full Retina Display Support !
★ Numerous bug fixes and small UI improvements
Thanks for all your support!
More free updates coming soon!
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Version 1.0.1 (Jan 9, 2011)
Fixed bug which caused app to crash in My Vocab.