Chinesepod is great, although some changes are desired as far as layout and navigation is concerned (the "forums" being an great example of bad layout), but on the whole, its pretty good.
One thing that bothers me is that the lesson discussions are so DEAD. We learn by using our chinese, and what better way to do that than participating in some nice Chinese discussions about the lesson we are studying. It doesnt take more than five minutes to write something, and then you can just leave it there and continue the discussion the next day or whenever.
I can understand that the teachers are busy, seing how many lessons there are and the ammount of people asking stuff, but atleast us students could try to be more active.
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