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StudyChat Japanese - Learn Speaking Listening Game

By Guiix Pty Ltd

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Description

Practice Japanese with anime conversations.
=[ HOW IT WORKS ]=
- Listen to a conversation: a list of phrases.
- After each repeat, any phrase has been seen enough will be replaced by a new phrase to learn.
- Best used as an intermediate practice tool.
- Combine with SCRIBE ORIGINS series to learn basic vocab and kanji.

=[ FEATURES ]=
- Practice listening skills for the Asia traveller
- Familiarise yourself with common everyday situations, so you're aware of useful phrases
- JLPT 4 + JLPT 3 intermediate word level, for those who want more practice tools
- Your progress for each phrase is tracked in the background, so you don't repeat phrases too frequently.
- Phrases are randomised in semi-artificial conversations, so there is some "variety" to keep your mind awake.
- Focus on listening, and translation recall. The two most important skills for everyday socialising.

StudyChat Japanese is designed for you as the intermediate-level traveller who wants to become familiar with phrases from different situations. If you already know the basics of the language and you want another tool to practice with, then this is for you.

StudyChat Japanese has been intentionally designed as a fun supplementation to existing study methods. There are many excellent resources for learning grammar and vocabulary. But there are few tools, aside from watching TV with subtitles, that simulate conversations for practicing what you have already learnt.

StudyChat Japanese also includes a bucketload of background and character styles, to keep your mind as interested as "study" possibly can be.


StudyChat feedback:
"I gotta say I love your app"
"So far I think it's fantastic. The most creative language app I've ever seen. No other has managed to combine an interesting light novel manga style with learning a language."
"This is a great learning tool"
"Hello! Your app is simply amazing!"
"Best learning language app ever! Was worth everytime cent!"
"I want to say I absolutely love this app. Ever since I've downloaded it, I have been using it at least half an hour everyday. I have recommended it to my friends in class! Your app is so awesome that I decided to use the in app function to purchase the upgrade to unlock over 1000 new sentences."
"I love this it's awsome"
"I love this app!!! I always wanted to learn how to speak!!!"
"I love this app! I love learning new languages and love to widen my knowledge on other countries. This app is very handy and the graphics are good, the phrases are easy to understand too."
"Your app is a really fun learning tool."
"Thank you for creating the app...."
"I love this app so much"
"I love these apps. They awesome and I use the constantly. The artwork is great to and I love that I can slow down the speech and learn the words properly. This is a HUGE help as this is the ONLY app I have found that offers this feature."
"This is amazing, please continue to do what you do, much love and support :-)"
"The app is awesome thx for putting it out there"
"I love this it's so cool"
"This app is fabulous."
"Thank you for this wonderful app!"
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"I love this app it's awesome :)"
"Great app, I like it. Thank you!"
"This is the best studying app 0.0"
"I think that this is a great app idea!! Thank you very much"
"I really love this app..... It's cool :)"

What's New in Version 3.5

Minor bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews

Not worth it

Tried to make it through the first lesson on tenses and just couldn't do it. As an earlier review mentioned, there really aren't multiple choices to choose from, so the quiz like format is a bit pointless. My bigger problems are with the content. There are mistakes in some of the write ups, at least in the romaji - ie. the English representation of the Japanese pronunciation. The male speaker is a non-native speaker, his accent & pronunciation are pretty grating. There are even some rather blatant mistakes in the Japanese itself, mixing grammar typically used by women in the sad attempt at a masculine delivery by the guy.

Case in point: ne, ore wa ikanakucha = ね、俺は行かなくちゃ = Hey, as for me, I really gotta go. Starting the sentence with "ne" is sort of feminine. Using "ore" to describe oneself is actually rude and may get you in trouble with a lot of people. The verb "ikanakucha", is the imperative form of the verb "to go"; in other words "gotta go" or "should go" - but this verb form is also typically used by females. Trying to talk tough using a mix of female grammar and rudeness just doesn't come off that well. If you were going to say it for real it would look more like "oi, ore wa ikanakutewa" おい、俺は行かなくては。At least then it'd be consistent, but I'd recommend using "boku" over "ore".

Easy to learn in a totally fun way

I'm a beginner so I'm not sure how linguistics types will feel but I enjoy the breakdowns and content of this app. I have used the Rosetta Stone program and find this simple to use app a great compliment to it. There are some obscure conversations that keep it lively and fun and core elements to the language as well. Overall, I consider it a very solid app to be used in conjunction with more thorough practice and application.

If you want multiple options

Then you just have to change it in the settings. The bad reviews are from people who didn't utilize the settings feature. It's a really funny dialogue and very natural-seeming. I have never been to Japan, but I feel like this app would almost like visiting without the expensive flight. Lol.

StudyChat Japanese - Learn Speaking Listening Game
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Sep 16, 2013
  • Version: 3.5
  • Size: 113 MB
  • Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
  • Seller: Guiix Pty Ltd
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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