German Flashcards Mobile App

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Install Instructions


Installation Instructions

In order to install this app, you will need to enable installation of apps from "unkown sources".

Enable Non-Market Apps

Download and Install the App

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Once it has downloaded you'll see a notification in the top left. Pull your notification bar down to see the "Download complete" entry and click it.

The app installer will open and ask you to confirm installation. Once installed, you can launch the app.



Installation Instructions

From your iOS mobile device, click the link to install the app. You will be asked to confirm that you want to install.

After that, you may be asked to also install the app's provisioning profile, which is necessary to run the app. Click to install it, then you should see the app start to install on your home screen. Once finished you can then launch the app.


More Info

Chinese 101 Character Trainer App

The Xiezi Character Trainer app from Clavis Sinica is designed to help you learn to write the characters required for each lesson in the first-year course. It will show you how to write each character and give you immediate feedback on each stroke when you practice writing it yourself. A brief online video demonstrating the main features of the app can be viewed on YouTube.

The app is available for iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone devices running iOS 4.0 or higher and Android devices running Android 2.3 or higher. This app is still a work in progress and may contain occasional errors. Please send comments and bug reports to

Getting Started:

  1. Touch the CS icon to launch the app
  2. Select desired lesson
  3. From the main character grid screen, you have four options:
    • Touch any character to learn how it is drawn and to practice writing it
    • Select Train mode to practice all the characters in textbook order
    • Select Drill mode to begin a randomized flashcards session on all the characters (no character outline is shown, and missed characters are returned to the deck)
    • Select Test mode to begin a test session on all the characters (no character outline is shown, and you get only one try with each character)

Usage Notes:

Additional Resources:

The Character Trainer app is one of several Chinese language learning tools developed by Clavis Sinica. Some of the more popular free resources on the Clavis Sinica website include the following: