Common Questions and Answers on How to Use Memrise
Q：What is Memrise?
A：Memrise is an online learning community where you can learn almost anything in the world, entirely for free! Combining a mix of science, fun and community, learning on Memrise is not only speedy and enjoyable, but provides lasting results. Culture Yard has uploaded all of our courses on Memrise.
Q: I cannot find Culture Yard courses on my Memrise cellphone app. What should I do?
A: You can only search and add courses on your computer. Search for “Culture Yard” using the search bar on the homepage, and once you have started learning a course you will be able to see them on your cellphone app.
Q: Can I practice radicals using Memrise?
A: Yes. Although Culture Yard is not offering that course right now, you can go to Courses and search for radical to get courses other teachers have made for you.
Q: What should I do if there is no Mem attached to the word I want to learn?
A: A Mem is a visual aid to help you remember characters. If there’s no Mem attached to the word you want to learn, you can add a Mem yourself! Be creative! It will help you remember the word even better and we might even select it to be our Mem of the week.
Q: How are the courses labeled?
A: It is organized by units right now. We just changed the name into a functional one, so instead of “Unit 1” you now have “Greetings 1”.
Q: Some pictures cannot be shown on my Memrise cellphone app. What should I do?
A: It might be a problem with the cellphone display. Try the computer version instead, if you want full compatibility.
Q: There is no pronunciation/tone shown on my Memrise cellphone app. Can we change that?
A: Again, the cellphone app has limited compatibility. If you want to make full use of Memrise and the courses we offer there, we’d advise you to use the web version.
Q:Is it possible to practice sentences/grammar points through Memrise?
A: Not at the moment. Memrise is designed to practice your vocabulary and characters. We will be in touch with the web developer to see if they can do more.