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Zizzle

Learn Chinese through visual stories

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Lukas Lohove
@lukas_lohove · CEO, Zizzle eLearning Inc.
Hi ProductHunt! The idea for Zizzle was conceived when I and my co-founder were studying Mandarin in Nanjing, China, a few years ago. Back then, I struggled to remember the 3,000 Chinese characters required for fluency in reading because rote learning was repetitive and boring. So I began thinking of quirky visual stories to remember the characters. With… See more
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Kiki Schirr / 史秀玉
@kikischirr · Founder, WeKiki Video Chat Platform
One reason that Chinese is a difficult language to learn is that it doesn't have an alphabet -- it has characters. These characters were once pictures that represented their meaning, but as time passed and the language grew more complex this became less and less true. Now there are tens of thousands of different characters, and to read a newspaper with any f… See more
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Kevin Li
@kevin_3ck · CMO, Zizzle eLearning
Hi ProductHunt! We launched Zizzle App because two of our founders have struggled through learning Chinese themselves. We discovered that by leveraging methods like visualizations, associations and linkwords, you could memorize Chinese characters in a tremendously more efficient way. China has become an important global player over the years and knowledge o… See more
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Lukas Lohove
@lukas_lohove · CEO, Zizzle eLearning Inc.
Hi ProductHunt! The idea for Zizzle was conceived when I and my co-founder were studying Mandarin in Nanjing, China, a few years ago. Back then, I struggled to remember the 3,000 Chinese characters required for fluency in reading because rote learning was repetitive and boring. So I began thinking of quirky visual stories to remember the characters. With… See more
Ekaterina Kharitonova
@cherrywins · Creator of Sstories
Wow, just finished the first lesson! Really interesting and easy to learn. I haven't had any experience in chinese, now I know 5 characters! Cool! :) Does the app give information about chinese grammar in next lessons?
Ujjwal
@dillisingh · Maker of trouble. Cruncher of code.
Love the idea. Absolutely loving it. Reminds me of my childhood when graphical charts were used to teach us words. I just have a few quick feedback points. 1. Sign up - Please use google auth (what can I say, I'm spoilt, I think this was the only app, in months, in which I had to type my email to register). 2. First open - When you open the app for the fi… See more