Kanshu is a webapp that lets you read the books you love in Chinese at the difficulty level you desire.
A reading app for intermediate to advanced language learners where you can read the Chinese language version of the books you love
Kanshu uses powerful algorithms to make reading Chinese simple: it divides the sentences, provides translation, examples and pronunciation, all in one single app
If you find the original version too difficult, the app is able to simplify the book for you, by, for example, substituting complex idioms
You can save the words you want to learn and take flashcards quizzes
We keep new features coming with the goal to improve your Chinese language proficiency and provide the most enjoyable reading experience
Kanshu is a desktop and mobile friendly webapp for intermediate and advanced Chinese language learners where learners can read their favorite books in Chinese at the difficulty level they desire.
Upload your favorite books in Chinese or ask us to find them for you.
We customize the books you love according to your level of Chinese
Save the words you did not know, listen to the pronunciation, check real life examples
1. Request your access
Request your access in this page to start using Kanshu. Complete the survey and check your inbox, you should receive a confirmation email!
2. Welcome to your library
Once you are on board, you can access your library and upload the Chinese language version of a book you want to read or ask us to find it for you.
3. Experience the magic
Kanshu analyses the book you just added to your library and breaks sentences, loads translations, audios and examples. It sets the table for you to start reading.
4. Ride your stories
Start reading and learning: studying Chinese has never been so effective and engaging.
5. Try the learning tools
Save the words, look at real life examples from the internet, see related sentences and words, take flashcard quizzes.
6. Become a Kanshu Ambassador
Become part of the Kanshu community: Ambassadors are readers who meet up online to discuss in Chinese the books they read and learn from each other.