Mandarin Chinese with Laoshi 4+

HSK, flashcards & handwriting

Laoshi Inc.

    • 4.7 • 49 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Laoshi users learn from wide-ranging Chinese word lists, prepared from textbooks and HSK. Lists can be customized and reviewed using the spaced repetition system (SRS).

** Laoshi — it’s like having a dictionary and flashcards wherever you go, but better!
Get unlimited flashcards for free!

* Learn new words with flashcards to master Chinese faster.
Learn faster and better with Laoshi flashcards! They are just like physical flashcards, but much more portable and convenient. Even better, all flashcards come with built-in pronunciation.

* Practice drawing Chinese characters directly onto your iPhone at your convenience! Leave the pen and paper at home!

* Choose and create vocabulary lists that will always be at your fingertips. Our pre-made sets have been compiled from all of the most popular Chinese language learning textbooks and resources.

* Listen to the pronunciation as many times as you need. Have you ever asked your teacher to repeat a word over and over and over? Now you don’t need a teacher, as you’ll have a native speaker at your disposal! With Laoshi, you can hear the pronunciation of any word with just one click - as many times as you want!

* Track your progress and improve your results. Interested in knowing how many new words you’ve learned? Laoshi’s got you covered.

* Create your own vocabulary lists and add as many words as you’d like. With just three clicks, it’s much quicker and easier than having to manually write out paper flashcards. Plus, you’ll save the trees!

* Use the spaced repetition method so you’ll remember new vocabulary forever. Don’t you love it when your teacher reviews old vocabulary after learning some new concepts? Laoshi tracks your progress, and allows you to review old flashcards at the perfect time to solidify your progress.

In the free version:

- Unlimited flashcards
- Add your own words
- Listen to the pronunciation for each word
- See the statistics of all your results, each and every day!

More in premium version:
- Draw Chinese characters directly in the app
- Master Chinese intonation in our specialized lessons
- Check context with usage examples while learning to memorize words better, faster, forever.

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What’s New

Version 3.0.8

We fixed some bugs. Please update the app for stable performance.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

tanuha.r1991 ,


Much better than competitors which have seen, just try


Good but needs to be a tool for learning

It’s a great tool for writing and writing and writing Chinese characters. Sorry but it’s the only way to learn. I wish that characters you learn you could automatically add in a word list. I also wish when they break up multiple characters words you could easily learn what that character means and sounds like on its own.

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Nice app to improve your Chinese. Thanks!

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