KidSpeak Computer Game
KidSpeak Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese & Korean Language Tutor for Beginners is a CD-ROM for beginners, ages 5 to 13, who wish to learn another language. We reviewed the Mandarin section. This is a total immersion program in which Lin-Lin and Long the dragon introduce your kids to numbers by having them add & subtract and play connect-the-dots, dominos, & bingo.
Kids learn simple Chinese characters by playing tic-tac-toe, matching games, and the memory game. They also cover common greetings, telling time, as well as naming animals, parts of the body, fruits, and colors. They learn about various school supplies and items for travel.
There are many songs with animation that the kids are sure to enjoy. This is a fun introduction to Chinese for kids who are new to the language.