Minor bug fixes.
** Featured App in Education!
** Read a story to master more than 100 words, comparable to one term of language learning!
** We highly recommend it to parents and children, this innovative app would make your story time more educational and more fun!!! – Apps2LearnChinese
“I am loving that Disney has not only created an app that helps teach kids a new language but that they are also involved in helping on an international level.” - Thedirtytshirt.com
“The pronunciations of both the Mandarin and English are excellent, and the translations work well.” - Wired.com/GeekDad
“Great recording feature allows your kids to record themselves speaking Chinese. We really liked the interactive dictionary.”- Famigo.com
“It is really innovative and cool.” - Benspark.com
“Kids looking to begin learning the language can do so easily and have fun in the process.” - Techlicious.com
“I was clearly hooked by this intelligent teaching method.” – Goodreadswithronna.com
•Start Learning Chinese with this Engaging, Story-driven App!
•Disney’s Proven Language Program, now on the iPad!
•Interactive features, Endless Replay and Classic Toy Story 3 Characters!
A first in digital education, Disney’s Learn Chinese: Toy Story 3 presents a whole new way to learn a foreign language! You don’t have to know a single word in Chinese—this app actually teaches you while you’re having fun.
Experience the excitement of Toy Story 3 with Buzz and Woody while gradually transforming it from English to a story you understand in Chinese and Pinyin, mixing the new with the known by playing with 5 levels of the story:
Level 1. English only
Level 2. Beginning Chinese/Pinyin (25%)
Level 3. Intermediate (50% Chinese/Pinyin)
Level 4. Advanced (75% Chinese/Pinyin)
Level 5. 100% Chinese/Pinyin
This innovative app is the first in a series of carefully leveled stories that combine Disney magic with proven language learning methods.
-Interactive translation, audio, and a recording tool empower you to discover a new language and learn at your own pace.
-Hear each word in both languages individually pronounced.
-If you forget a word, flick it into the translator.
-Record yourself and compare your pronunciation to the narrator.
-Play with Chinese and English, comparing vocabulary and eventually grammar.
-Reinforce learning by using a pronunciation guide and glossary composed of English, Pinyin, and Chinese characters.
-Learn the tones of Chinese using a Pinyin and audio tutorial.
-Master more than 100 words, comparable to one term of language learning!
-Fun with Learning:
-Toy Story 3 delivers the imaginative world you already know and can now enjoy in 100 interactive, language learning pages.
-Rewards from Toy Story 3 friends cheer you on as you progress from English to Chinese.
-Playful interactive features with endless repeat playability encourage practice, practice, practice!
-Beautiful illustrations support language learning.
-Intended for ages 7 to adult or younger than 7 with a parent.
-Based on the proven pedagogical approach to language learning called Diglot Weave—for the first time in an app!
-Supervised by Dr. Ji Yuhua, a renowned scholar and the pioneer of this method of language learning in China.
-Benefit from the experience of more than 30 years of best-selling language learning products from Disney and the award-winning language program of Disney English.
Before you download this experience, please consider that this app contains advertising for The Walt Disney Family of Companies.
- June 17, 2014 Initial release