How does language learning plus gaming sound like? Since learning a new language can be an extremely time consuming as well as frustrating experience that hold back numerous people’s dream of opening a new window to understand the world.

Among all languages, Chinese is universally recognized as one of the most difficulty one to master. MandarinMadness.com, a Chinese language learning platform combining gaming feature and Chinese learning is trying to make it easy for foreign tongues.

Founded in September of this year, the Melbourne, Australia-based startup carefully devised a series of games that challenge users to match Chinese characters with visual representations, with each progressive level increasing in speed and difficulty.

One of its co-founder said that the company’s novel language approach “mimics the learning process of children; and by combining visual and audio cues, allows anyone from any language background and any age to start rapidly learning and acquiring new vocabulary”.

According to the startup, Mandarin Madness will be offered on iPhone and Android platform soon.

Ben Jiang

Listener of startups, writer on tech. Maker of things, dreamer by choice.

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    1. Hi Thormay, we were updating the website so you have experienced some difficulty viewing the website – apologies for that. Everything should be fine now.

      We have a preview version of the app available on the android app store. A full working version will be coming in the next few weeks.

      Cheers, 
      Matthew Ho
      Native Tongue 

  1. I stay in china for 3 years, but communication is still a big problem. My Chinese friends tell me to attend some online mandarin course. Because I need systematicness Chinese mandarin study. So anyone have good recommendation?

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