This Getting Started feature came up in my Me section this morning.
I’ve had a brief look, and for Newbies it is very good! It covers all the areas and questions a Newbie needs. Thinking back to when I first began to learn Mandarin and visited Chinesepod in 2006, this would have been especially helpful. Since then I’ve long thought something like this has been missing.
The Getting Started section covers those areas that although very basic, can initially be a headache to an absolute beginner, things like knowing about Pinyin and tones, simplified and traditional characters.
Over the past two weeks there have been three posts posted with Tone questions, however, this feature would have covered those and I‘m sure others.
There have been quite a few new features released over the past few months, some better than others, this is one of the better ones, and in context, most informative.
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