May 20, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Beijing, China - Zicool Studios, an innovative mobile application developer focused on learning applications, has today announced the recent update of EasyChinese K1 v5.0 for the iPad. This educational tool gives young children an effective platform to begin learning the Chinese language both in its written form. Complete with step by step animated character writing tutorials, the application utilizes engaging learning technique which include educational games and knowledge quizzes, to motivate kids to begin learning the basics of written Chinese. The apps most recent update was undertaken to improve the quality of its animated step-by-step character writing tutorials. Easy Chinese K1 is currently available for download on the Apple App Store for only $3.99 (USD).
Developed in collaboration with Education professors from Beijing Normal University, this application has been pain sparingly structured to effectively teach written Chinese to children over three years old living in non-Chinese speaking regions or Chinese speaking regions. Besides these demographics, EasyChinese K1 represents a viable learning tool when teaching beginners level Chinese in most formal settings. The application utilizes teaching methods to encourage full acquisition, understanding, and effective memorization rather than simply "showing & telling" students about Chinese. Meanwhile, to keep things fresh EasyChinese K1 utilizes vibrant and well structured lesson plans that employ game scenarios and engaging knowledge quizzes to reinforce learning. The application is capable of teaching users how to recognize, pronounce, and comprehend the meaning of four hundred unique Chinese characters.
Recognizing its primarily youthful audience the app cuts learning into twenty sequentially more complex learning segments, each of which teaches students about twenty characters in full at a time. This format ensures that young learners won't become frustrated with the scope of how much they need to learn at a given time. Furthermore such a structure ensures that learners will have mastered every Chinese character in a given lesson group before they move on to more challenging lessons, a structure that promotes a well rounded and complete education. Filled with a diverse array of educational learning features, and sporting an extremely well polished user-friendly interface, EasyChinese K1 is the perfect solution for children or other non-Chinese speakers to begin on the path to mastering the Chinese language!
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later
* 28.1 MB
Pricing and Availability:
EasyChinese K1 5.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Founded in Beijing, Zicool Studios is a mobile application developer committed to creating research and teaching applications. Organization utilizes a proven practice based approach to provide mobile users with learning products that are both engaging and effective. (C) Zicool Studios 2011. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.