Activities & Games
Girl Saves Universe, a text adventure game
Adding visual context to an adventure game
The Magistrate's Gallery
Incremental character learning through games
Text Adventure Game: Wandering Cat
Pepper & Carrot: Episode 1
Pepper & Carrot: Visual Context for Chinese Practice
You smell a strange smell...
Your new job at the zoo
The magic of learning Chinese through games
Into the Haze is not as hard as you think
Our text adventure games work like a interactive, graded readers But when you first dive into a game, you may find it looks like wall of Chinese, and perhaps a bit overwhelming. But all is not lost! The games reuse so many characters that after a bit of play and some effort you will start to feel much more comfortable and capable.
Into the Haze
And now for a little friendly competition
Chinese listening through adventure games
Listening comprehension is one of the most important skills when learning a language. With the audio available for our text adventure games, you not only get excellent listening practice, but you'll know how well you're understanding things based on whether you can make progress in the game and avoid mishaps.
Our text adventure game, Escape.
How does the Written Word SRS character-learning gadget work?
Our Written Word spaced-repetition character learning gadget is designed to leverage the combinatorial structure of Chinese as well as the distribution of word frequencies to optimize your learning and save you a boat load time and effort.
Learning Chinese characters, the most common first
With thousands of Chinese characters to master, it can be daunting to get going and plough through them. But an efficient strategy can make a big difference. In our Written Word SRS activity, you can learn characters in frequency order while practicing them using words composed by these characters.