Former paid app can now be demo'ed for FREE before buying.

Boost your knowledge of Mandarin Chinese vocabulary, stroke order, and fundamental word and grammar elements FASTER than with any other app on iTunes. Applying the latest in cognitive science, Brainscape introduces concepts and vocabulary words in order from most foundational to most complex, and repeats them in a pattern that is just right for YOUR brain.

Rather than creating frivolous games or distracting quizzes to try to make learning “fun,” Brainscape provides a scientifically optimized algorithm to repeat flashcards in just the right pattern for your brain’s maximum absorption, based on YOUR confidence. Brainscape makes sure that your study time is used as efficiently as possible, because – let’s face it – you are busy!

Learn Chinese (Mandarin) by Brainscape includes:

-Over 5,500 flashcards covering the most important word elements and vocabulary terms in Chinese
-Tons of brand new content, including an animated stroke order deck and a rundown of all the most essential measure words
-Hundreds of key phrases that will help you survive better on the streets of China or Chinatown
-A customized flashcard repetition algorithm that cuts your memorization time dramatically
-Convenient “browse” and “search” functions that allow you to easily find the cards you want
-Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress

The Brainscape team is made up of former executives from The Princeton Review and Kaplan, as well as cognitive scientists and language specialists formerly with Columbia and Yale. Our mission is to make learning easier and more convenient. Feel free to check out our website (, and good luck studying!

What's New

Version 3.20180228

Bug Fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Hen hao


Perfect app. Love the learning system. I had the "unlock" problem too, but I think that was because I had switched to an iPhone from my iPad. I wrote to Braisncape and they took care of it. You should not have to pay twice

Survival Languages

An Maè Haó

I love this app so much. I travel a lot and I go to foreign countries yearly. It's a great tool to communicate with people who don't speak the same language and you can still learn by practicing a new language in the audio section. This app rocks!!

So easy to use


This app makes learning Chinese seem fun. I can pick up and do a quick study session no matter where I am, it's a must have!


Bold Learning Solutions, Inc.
107.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 Bold Learning Solutions, Inc.
In-App Purchases
  1. Learn Chinese $19.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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