Anki flash cards help Mandarin learning (with Youtube tutorial)

Here is a powerful software help Mandarin learning for you, it’s called anki[Thanks Anki creator!]
This software works like electronic flash cards, in additions, Audio, images can be shown with cards. The best element of Anki is that it  distributes cards automatically according to the learners’ learning progress.
Anki – Strong database of language materials
When the flashcard shows, e.g. it shows “you”,
it gives you time to think and response,
then it will show you the answer in Chinese with characters, pinyin (我, wo3),
some database even provide native speaker’s audio.
Anki has flashcard database (Anki decks) in different languages with language elements,
such as Mandarin with hanzi, vocabulary, pinyin and sentences etc.

What is anki?Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it is a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.Anyone who needs to remember things in their daily life can benefit from Anki. Since it is content-agnostic and supports images, audio, videos and scientific markup (via LaTeX), the possibilities are endless.

Chinese Mandarin anki flashcards database (over 100 collections) and their links are below :


How to use anki and download the unlimited and free flashcards decks :

  1. Download Anki, please go to (22MB)anki download
  2. Go to for shared decksAnki shared decks
  3. Get the decks (collections) by keyword searching “Chinese or Mandarin” anki fca decks
  4. download the deck and import into Anki
  5. Setup_Anki_Import_Menu_Win7

How teachers create their anki flash cards for students (with Audio, pinyin and images)

I created Cantonese flash cards on Functional Cantonese conversation with my audio and Cantonese randomization. It is very easy and worth doing, over 300 downloaded that collections in a year.

You may learn how to create anki decks (flash cards),

other tutorials in youtube



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