Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The course is interactive and rich with culture. All the students have been involved with the curriculum for several years so we are pushing ourselves to learn.
We are learning how to read, write and speak Mandarin. Being a vastly different culture than ours, it is a great experience. The language component is a huge transition where none of the characters are similar to English and pronunciation and intonation are really important. Learning the different tones is very important and practicing daily has really helped us all.
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I have started slowly and have become more comfortable over the years. Since I was in third grade I have taken classes and have had exposure over a long period of time to help me.