Dragon Snake Mandarin Teacher 9+

play and learn 1500 phrases

Yaroslav Mironov

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Learn 3000 words and 1500 phrases in Mandarin Chinese playing the classic Snake game. Build the phrase by eating characters in the right order. Control the SnakeDragon by swiping your finger up, down, left and right.

How this works:

When you are trying to memorize words or phrases, your brain will get tired quickly and you will lose focus. However, if you get your brain busy with some task which is simple, but not very predictable, your brain will stay alert and you will experience better retention and better motivation to learn. The simple activity like that of playing the Snake game can make the learning process much easier.

What’s New

Version 2.10

Fixing a crash

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

J0hnM1ke ,

Graduated Mandarin sentences

I’m trying to learn Mandarin. What I need is a source of common, useful sentences organized from HSK1 level up. Dragon Snake gives me just that! To the developers - it would be great to have a piece of this game that gave an English sentence and one must pick the correct Mandarin or vice versa! Anyway, this is another good tool. Much appreciation!

CvonD1 ,

Paid for no-ads? Learning is still interrupted

I gladly paid for no-ads. The ads keep coming anyway, obliterating the whole learning process, in flagrant dereliction of Google ads set of rules. These ads cheapen the intention of the developer AND the “in-app” help connection goes to an outside source, something like “iappoption.com” which does not help. I was given “5,000 points” , not sure why, and for what, but the ads keep coming. Forget learning properly in that case. I can learn to use and get used to the snake principle, which I can see could significantly help acquiring new vocabulary after some training on it. But with this violent barrage of screens that keep interrupting my learning sessions despite my having paid to remove the ads, I strongly suggest the developer(s) get a hold of their ad program and clean it up as soon as possible. If this review ends up simply landing in some digital ether with no remedy in sight, I will simply quit using the app and cut my losses, without further buying any option ... I feel bad for the developers of this app, but something needs to change ASAP.

Developer Response ,


Thank you for reporting this! Unfortunately, our engineering “team of one” has been on parental leave since December, so we are not sure if we can fix this soon. However, we discussed this and decided to turn off all the ads for the Chinese apps until we are able to fix this. Hope this helps and sorry for the bad experience you had. Ads should be off by tomorrow.

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