Starting today with reading and writing some Chinese characters in class. We can barely make sentences, our pronunciation is awful (worse than Americans learning Spanish) and just remembering pinyin is a stretch. Maybe pictures will help us?
This is the book they told us to buy.
And here's what it looks like inside
Not exactly thrilling layout. On the plus side the pages themselves feel really old (despite it being a new book) so that increases the 'tactile nature of learning', whatever the hell that means.
For now, here's basically what I remember.
well that's as far as I got with a stupid keyboard input setting from microsoft. iphone input for characters is so much better. please let me know what you use for typing chinese traditional.