CanuHanyu educational mobile app


  • Information architecture
  • Wireframing
  • Designer
  • Sound design
  • Producer

  • Education Services Australia

  • 2and2

  • 2016 Tech Design Awards – Education & Family
  • 2014 Apple App Store Feature – Best New Education Apps
  • AIMIA Award 2014 – Best of Smartphone/Learning & Education*
  • Interactive Media Awards (USA) 2014 – Best in Class Award, Education
  • Mobile Awards 2013 – Best Education & Family
  • eLearning Age Award 2013 (UK) – Bronze, Best use of mobile learning

Making it fun to learn and practise Chinese

Aimed students and teachers to support language learning in the classroom and practising anywhere. The learner can play five interactive games that reinforce vocabulary progressing through six levels of prociency. Apps were developed for Android, Apple iPhone and iPad. A WCAG compliant online version with keyboard accessibility was also produced.



  • More than 1,000 characters with audio pronunciation, grouped in over 40 categories
  • Five interactive games to play that reinforce vocabulary
  • Six levels of proficiency
  • Reward badges chart progress and provide motivation
  • Review Mode – where learners can save words, record their own pronunciation and compare the playback with the correct Chinese pronunciation
  • Ability to select and play customised categories
  • Available on Google Play and Apple App Store

Japanese and Indonesian language versions

Due to its success, additional mobile apps were created for Japanese and Indonesian languages

* The AIMIA Awards, the longest running and most prestigious awards in Australia’s digital industry, are now known as the AMY Awards presented by D+TC.

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