Word translations

Instant word translations

Du Chinese lets you look up the meaning of any word with a single tap. The translations are context dependent to give you the word's exact meaning in the current sentence.

Sentence translations

Complete sentence translations

Each sentence has been carefully translated into English. The translations stay as true as possible to the original, to help you fully understand the meaning of the Chinese text.

Voice recordings

Synced voice recordings

Each lesson has full human voice recordings. The word currently being read is highlighted in sync with the audio to help you follow along.


New lessons added continously

We are constantly adding new content so that you never run out of study material. The lessons cover topics from business to everyday life in China and the latest trends.

Lessons for all levels

The lessons are marked by difficulty ranging from newbie to master to suit learners of all levels.

Save words

Easily save words

You can quickly save any words you encounter that you want to store for later review. The word is stored in your word list together with its meaning, the sentence, and the meaning of each character.

Flashcard test

Flashcard system

Du Chinese has a built in spaced repetition system which helps you keep track of how well you remember the words you have saved. Just start a new test to review any words that are due.

Other features


All lessons can be viewed using either simplified or traditional Chinese characters.

Pinyin on/off

A simple tap lets you turn pinyin on or off to match learners of all levels.


Store lessons you are studing in your favorites list for easy access.


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