Ni Hao eCourse - iPad

Development and updates for Ni Hao eCourse for iPad have been discontinued.
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iPad | Interactivity | Textbook | Workbook | Games

Simplified Character Editions

Ni Hao 1  Ni Hao 2  Ni Hao 3

Traditional Character Editions

With extra vocabulary and expressions used in Taiwan.
Zhuyin fuhao (bo po mo fo) is also included in vocabulary lists.

Ni Hao 1  Ni Hao 2 

...for the iPad

Note: Do not use on iOS14 as there is an Apple bug which causes some images in the textbook section to display obscured with distorted black boxes. This Apple bug first reported on 3 Nov 2021. The 'ticket' is still open but nothing happens. Their bug still exists in iOS14.4.2

The Ni Hao eCourse is only available from the Apple App Store. The course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the Chinese language and combines the Ni Hao Textbook, Ni Hao Student Workbook and Ni Hao Games and brings them to life in one, easy to use App complete with interactive functions to enhance the learning experience.

Ni Hao 1 teaches students basic greetings and introductions and equips them to talk about their family, pets, friends, sport and food.

Ni Hao 2 has a stronger focus on important sentence structures and the language introduced is more frequently and functionally repeated.

Ni Hao 3 teaches students more advanced sentence structures and expands on the vocabulary and language to assist them with holding more in-depth conversations on relevant topics.

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The eCourse Textbook:

Features the language to be learnt in an interactive format. The eCourse content is the same as in the hard copy Textbook making it great for schools currently using the 你好 Nǐ Hǎo Series and looking for an easy switch to the electronic form. Each lesson includes the following subsections:

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The eCourse Student Workbook:

Consists of a variety of tasks and activities for students to complete in class or as homework. Each lesson contains:


These consist of exercises to be completed on the iPad. Students use the iPad’s Pinyin or Handwriting input systems to write Chinese. Results are saved in the student’s profile and can be emailed or printed for the teacher. Handwritten exercises: These include individual and classroom-based activities to be printed and completed by hand. There are more than many pages of handwritten exercises which give students the opportunity to practise character writing and sentence structure, express their opinions and interpretations and be creative in their responses. Particularly designed for school owned devices, all results can be deleted for the start of a new school year.

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The eCourse Games:

Contains five different games which reinforce the new characters and phrases learnt. Results are saved in the student’s profile and can be emailed or printed for the teacher.

The Games are designed to reinforce the language learnt in the Textbook in a fun and engaging way. Gold coins are awarded for correct answers and a Yuanbao, or gold ingot, is awarded for every 10 gold coins. Final scores are your coins and yuanbao as a percentage out of the total possible.

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