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27 Jan 2022

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新年快樂 – 新年快乐: Kahoot! is available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese!

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year by making Kahoot! available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese. 

As Chinese-speakers around the globe begin their Year of the Tiger celebrations, we’re thrilled to announce that from today, Kahoot! is available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese languages across our web platform and mobile app for iOS and Android. 

With more than 1 million kahoot sessions hosted in Chinese language around the world in the last 12 months, we’re delighted to be taking this huge step in making Kahoot! even more accessible and easy to use, for everyone from young learners at school or home to employees at work. With the addition of Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Kahoot! is now available in 13 languages, with our Arabic launch coming soon!

Caption: The Kahoot! App in Traditional Chinese

The Kahoot! App in Traditional Chinese

Let the celebrations begin!

To celebrate the launch of Simplified and Traditional Chinese on Kahoot!, we have a bunch of fun activities to help you mark the Chinese New Year. Keep reading for more inspiration!

1. Want to learn more about Chinese New Year?

We have teamed up with our awesome Chinese-speaking Verified educators on Kahoot! Academy to offer some exciting ready-to-play Chinese New Year kahoots.

Here’s one you can play right away from Miss Sees:

Hungry for more? Check out another awesome Lunar New Year kahoot from our Verified educator, MsCano, or discover ready-to-play premium kahoots through Kahoot!+ AccessPass, our new content subscription package!

2. Engage your audience with our Chinese New Year theme

Whether you’re making memories at home with your family, at school, or connecting with your team at work, we want to help you welcome in the Year of the Tiger in style with our brand new Chinese New Year theme that you can use in your kahoots!

Celebrate Chinese New Year with our bespoke Year of the Tiger theme

3. Chinese language learning brought to you by Drops

Have you been dreaming of learning Chinese but don’t know how to get started?

Our awesome Drops family has made language learning easy, and they have some great, affordable courses to help you kick off your learning journey!

The folks at Drops have also created a Kahoot! course to get you on your way. Play it today for free!

Lunar Year Drops

Lunar New Year

Learn about Lunar New Year traditions and start to learn some basic Mandarin & Cantonese phrases with Drops! 

Get started on Kahoot! in Chinese

Want to try out Kahoot! in Chinese today? You can download the Kahoot! app on Android or iOS or go to and create an account.

If you already have a Kahoot! account, and want to switch your chosen language, just follow these easy steps: 

  1. Update the app to the latest version, or download it on your iOS or Android device if you haven’t installed it before*.
  2. The app will detect your device language and switch to that automatically.
  3. If your device language is different, tap the profile icon within the app.
  4. From your profile page, tap the cog icon to open settings.
  5. Select your language from the Language dropdown.

* If you are a teacher, you might need to reach out to your school’s technology administrator and ask to update the app version on students’ devices.