Learn Chinese the Fun Way: Play Nintendo!

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.

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