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7.7 out of 10

My Chinese Coach

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Overall 4
4.0

A decent supplemental tool that doesn't stand alone well.

Kiko, Amazon
26 August 2014
  • Summary: My Chinese Coach would be a pretty useful tool for learning Chinese if it weren't for the mistakes. There are tone errors in some of the vocabulary (and that was only about 10 or 15 lessons in), and there are numerous writing errors. Stroke order is VERY important when writing Chinese characters, so this software will actually hurt your writing if you follow the stroke order in their drills.
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Overall 10
10

Fun!

Catherine, Amazon
28 June 2013
  • Summary: Great little program for roadtrips/commuting. Not really for those who are advanced, but nice for beginners or those who need to refresh what they've already learned.
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Overall 8
8.0

My Chinese Coach Nintendo DS

monarene "monarene", Amazon
20 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought My Chinese Coach in 2009. It is still revelant. Still cool. If you are just starting out in Chinese, and are on a budget, then there are more choices now than four years ago. However, this little program is a keeper for life.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Tool for Serious Self-Taugh Student

Cari Lee Druckenbrod, Amazon
8 June 2013
  • Summary: This is a great product if you are serious about learning Mandarin Chinese. I have learned a lot and feel myself retaining more information this way. The multi-system way the game teaches is great- pinyin and simple characters are used. It is difficult to keep track of, I find sometimes I feel like I'm learning two languages at once, because pinyin and Chinese characters don't have a lot in common.
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Overall 10
10

can only say a couple things so far, but I'm learning

bookfinder "bookfinder", Amazon
9 July 2012
  • Summary: On the ds version of this game series I also have; My French Coach. Then for the psp I have My Spanish Coach. Of the to different systems, I prefer the ds version over the psp. The psp is just harder because you have to use the analog stick on wack a mole, which I don't like using unless it's on easy mode. For the ds version, since it is touch screen, you just hit them with your stylus, which makes it a lot easier. However, the bridge game on the psp version is easier.
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Overall 10
10

Chinese Coach

td orbit, Amazon
30 January 2012
  • Summary: This does a great job of teaching you basic Chinese with games and repetition. You can hear the word pronounced, you can see the voice wave lengths and then you can speak the word and compare you intonation with theirs and try to match it for a better pronunciation.
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Overall 8
8.0

my chinese coach

budjie, Amazon
24 October 2011
  • Summary: the product is good and easy to play! also to understand. have fun too and learning and sharpens my mind!
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Overall 6
6.0

Simplified Chinese! But Good Tool.

E. L. Szarkowski "Live life with no regrets.", Amazon
29 July 2011
  • Summary: This is a good tool to engage in learning in the spoken Mandarin Chinese as it uses the DS voice recognition program in a way other hand held game systems cannot. I had fun playing the games and trying to figure out how to read/write the Simplified Chinese. However, I was looking for a good tool to learn the Traditional Chinese system and, as this game depends heavenly on the reading/writing vs. pingin of Chinese, it did not meet my needs.
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Overall 10
10

Fun way to learn a new language

lIvIl, Amazon
17 July 2011
  • Summary: Buying this game is the first step to learning Chinese its fun and i love it. Has a good phrase book and dictionary Bought it from amazon because they had it at a reasonable price as soon as they start selling my french coach im buying it to practice it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not enough Pinyin -- too much focus on characters

danlessor, Amazon
31 May 2011
  • Summary: As a college student who has lived in China for 3 months, and who plans to go back as a foreign language student in 10 months, I can say that this program, though good, is not ideal for learning China before going to China. The problem with the program, is it rarely uses pinyin to teach you. It focuses too much on writing in Chinese, and not enough on how to actually say the words.
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