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Designing an Application for Learning Chinese

  • Vu Thu Thi Hien
  • Ganta Murali
  • Nguyen Khanh Linh
  • Nguyen Hai Yen
  • Nguyen Thi Thu Hien
  • Aymen Saleh Abuzied
  • Zhe Chen
  • Lin Ma
  • Lin Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10912)

Abstract

The Chinese language is considered as an extremely difficult language to learn for non-native speakers. Mostly foreigner learners and even Chinese students feel writing part is the biggest challenge in learning Chinese process. This paper presents a mobile learning Chinese application, with consists of the combination of features like character writing, reading, listening, speaking with images, stories, and audios. The application will enhance the memory and make the process of learning Chinese easy and effective for user.

Keywords

Learning Chinese Chinese character Heuristic methodology Application to learning Chinese characters 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This study was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (NRF-2017R1C1B5076718), the National Nature Foundation of China grant 71401018, the Social Science Foundation Beijing grant 16YYC04, and China Scholarship Council.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vu Thu Thi Hien
    • 1
  • Ganta Murali
    • 1
  • Nguyen Khanh Linh
    • 1
  • Nguyen Hai Yen
    • 1
  • Nguyen Thi Thu Hien
    • 1
  • Aymen Saleh Abuzied
    • 1
  • Zhe Chen
    • 1
  • Lin Ma
    • 1
  • Lin Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Beihang UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Incheon National UniversityIncheonSouth Korea

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