This link is just too good not to pass along: Nintendo DS Review: My Chinese Coach
How the program is set up (from the article):
After an initial assessment, players are placed among the 29 lessons. The game has minimum requirements for lesson advancement, which eventually build to a huge amount – approximately 1000 lessons, 10,000 words and 1500 phrases.
How exactly it works, and more importantly, if it works, I have no idea. I’m not rushing to buy a copy, since everyone in my house is fluent in Chinese.
And then, this juicy morsel:
Asian languages can be challenging to learn.
Understatement of the Year!
If you’ve seen or used this game, leave a comment for us. Cheers.