Chineasy: the easiest way to learn Chinese characters

Hundreds of bite-sized lessons with award-winning design for visual learners of all levels.

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We made memorizing as easy as possible

Supports both Simplified and Traditional Chinese
Hundreds of bite-sized lessons
Thousands of Chinese characters and words
Form association easily with Chineasy illustrations
A carefully curated & structured roadmap
Game-based learning journey to keep you motivated

Chineasy method

Based on the idea of building blocks, Chineasy breaks down the most essential Chinese characters into their fundamental components, transforming each character into a colorful, intuitive illustration.

A clear place to start
Enrich your vocabulary quickly
Increase your memory retention

Don’t take our word for it

“Lo que más me gusta es que me es más fácil aprehender cuando lo que tengo por delante tiene sentido y le doy significado."

Paul
Chile

“Your App does exactly what I've been looking for! I think this is the very best way to learn Chinese: learn the characters and words, build up a huge vocabulary so you can understand all the characters around you. Thanks to your App finally I can read the signs on the Metro, understand the announcements, read some subtitles on the TV etc. Your App made life much easier for me, so BIG BIG Thanks! ”

Lance Birch

“I absolutely love this app and the method of Shao Lan! I was stuck with Chinese and couldn’t learn it, but this app and Shao Lan videos and posts are wonderful and I’m improving in my Chinese thanks to it. Continue with the great work you’ve made!!”

Tails PH

“Thank you for making such an excellent product. I used to learn Japanese hiragana and katakana in a similar fashion (by associating them with pictures) and I endeavoured to learn Chinese in a similar way. You guys have done an excellent job pairing each character with a picture and by writing a description/mnemonic for each character. The artwork is amazing. ”

Richard Low

“After years of trying to teach myself Mandarin, this is the most engaging and effective app that I have found for learning the Chinese characters. The additional speak functionality and its exercises add even more engaging ways of taking my learning to the next level. ”

Jenny Dean

“Chineasy is a fresh and cool way of approaching the Chinese language. Easy to learn and evolve. The only app that actually focuses on everything and not only pīnyīn, even better, they actually make fun to learn the characters. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this makes me want keep opining the app and learning Chinese. I absolutely love their app and book! Can't wait to see what more they develop in the future...”

Barbara Martins

“I'm a big fan of Chineasy!  The Cards are a great fit for the visual side of my brain, and now the new Speak feature offers a whole new section of content and quizzes to help with listening and speaking.  The lessons are memorable, fun and not too long, with extra info if you want it.  A very cool addition!”

Lance Birch

“I am enjoying your Chineasy app so much! I daily look forward to "playing" with it, and am remembering a lot. Chineasy has me noticing and thinking about the characters!”

Joanne Marion

“I watched a Chineasy video on YouTube and found the whole idea a really interesting and a fun way to learn Chinese. Well after trying this app, I can truly say it’s the best “learn Chinese” app available on the app stores. It’s so much fun to learn Chinese!! I am loving this so much!”

Matthew Furgiuele

“The idea of learning Chinese characters is super daunting and I feel like this app does a superb job of making it feel doable. It is also very smooth and is fun and user friendly.”

Jorden
USA

“Very cool and I love the explanation and background they give for each character. Very clever app!”

Josh Naylor
USA

“Very good explanations, it helps to memorize words better, in native way. App itself well-designed. Methodology of educational process is solid as well.”

Domo spb
Russia

“Lo que más me gusta es que me es más fácil aprehender cuando lo que tengo por delante tiene sentido y le doy significado."

Paul
Chile

“Your App does exactly what I've been looking for! I think this is the very best way to learn Chinese: learn the characters and words, build up a huge vocabulary so you can understand all the characters around you. Thanks to your App finally I can read the signs on the Metro, understand the announcements, read some subtitles on the TV etc. Your App made life much easier for me, so BIG BIG Thanks! ”

Lance Birch

“I absolutely love this app and the method of Shao Lan! I was stuck with Chinese and couldn’t learn it, but this app and Shao Lan videos and posts are wonderful and I’m improving in my Chinese thanks to it. Continue with the great work you’ve made!!”

Tails PH

“Thank you for making such an excellent product. I used to learn Japanese hiragana and katakana in a similar fashion (by associating them with pictures) and I endeavoured to learn Chinese in a similar way. You guys have done an excellent job pairing each character with a picture and by writing a description/mnemonic for each character. The artwork is amazing. ”

Richard Low

“After years of trying to teach myself Mandarin, this is the most engaging and effective app that I have found for learning the Chinese characters. The additional speak functionality and its exercises add even more engaging ways of taking my learning to the next level. ”

Jenny Dean

“Chineasy is a fresh and cool way of approaching the Chinese language. Easy to learn and evolve. The only app that actually focuses on everything and not only pīnyīn, even better, they actually make fun to learn the characters. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this makes me want keep opining the app and learning Chinese. I absolutely love their app and book! Can't wait to see what more they develop in the future...”

Barbara Martins

“I'm a big fan of Chineasy!  The Cards are a great fit for the visual side of my brain, and now the new Speak feature offers a whole new section of content and quizzes to help with listening and speaking.  The lessons are memorable, fun and not too long, with extra info if you want it.  A very cool addition!”

Lance Birch

“I am enjoying your Chineasy app so much! I daily look forward to "playing" with it, and am remembering a lot. Chineasy has me noticing and thinking about the characters!”

Joanne Marion

“I watched a Chineasy video on YouTube and found the whole idea a really interesting and a fun way to learn Chinese. Well after trying this app, I can truly say it’s the best “learn Chinese” app available on the app stores. It’s so much fun to learn Chinese!! I am loving this so much!”

Matthew Furgiuele

“The idea of learning Chinese characters is super daunting and I feel like this app does a superb job of making it feel doable. It is also very smooth and is fun and user friendly.”

Jorden
USA

“Very cool and I love the explanation and background they give for each character. Very clever app!”

Josh Naylor
USA

“Very good explanations, it helps to memorize words better, in native way. App itself well-designed. Methodology of educational process is solid as well.”

Domo spb
Russia
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