Learning a new language is all about practice, but sometimes you don’t have someone to practice with.
Microsoft’s new (and aptly-named) Learn Chinese app wants you to pick up the language with the help of an AI assistant.
The app has two modes available, one for beginners and one for intermediate learners.
The beginners lessons feature different simple phrases and sentences, with short conversation practices afterwards that allow learners to repeat phrases they’ve learnt in each chapter.
You’ll be scored on how accurate your pronunciation is, with words you’ve pronounced wrongly marked in red, and those pronounced accurately in green. The app also provides sample audio so you can hear how words should be pronounced. Read more…