Do you have any recommendations for a Mandarin Language course? My daughter would also like to study the Chinese culture. Do you have any courses you could recommend? Amazon has so many to choose from. Any guidelines to look for? ~ Donna
One resource that should not be passed up is local colleges and universities. Also, given the number of foreign students at most colleges and universities, you can often find a native speaker to work with your child in your chosen language. You can even find resources for truly "oddball" languages. My son wanted to study Old English -- as in Beowulf. Needless to say, although there are some books on the subject, trying to learn this on your own is difficult, to say the least. I looked online, and found that my local university had not one but two professors, both women, both Oxbridge trained, who specialized in Old English. I wrote to one, and asked if she had a graduate student who might be interested in teaching a teenager Old English. He's been working with my son ever since .... I've found that especially with "odd" subjects people who specialize in them love the opportunity to work with younger students who share, or who think they might share, their passion.
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