A Mobile App for Learning Japanese

  • Christopher Dong
  • Xing Liu
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 407)


Mobile devices have become relatively inexpensive. Many students have their own mobile devices nowadays. Students are even being taught to use mobile devices in elementary schools. Free educational software applications are available to help students learn Math, English, and other subjects. The authors have developed an Android app to help students learn Japanese. The vocabulary of the app is based on a published textbook used by the authors’ institution. After downloading the app into their mobile devices, students who are using the textbook can review the vocabulary using virtual flashcards and multiple choice quizzes without Internet access.


mobile apps software development language learning aids Android devices Japanese 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Dong
    • 1
  • Xing Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversitySurreyCanada

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