Learn Chinese or 41 other languages with free software downloads: “Your free Before You Know It bundle includes a full working copy of Before You Know It Lite, plus a collection of lists for your chosen language.”
Learning a language has never been easier and sites like this come to our aid with software and language packages. We can see what it’s like and how we manage it and then if we want more we can upgrade to the deluxe versions. There are also pod casts for languages these days so that you can learn a language by using your MP3 player. How easy is that. it works because you can hear it and they usually use native speakers and then your own language as well. it’s not intimidating. Great for holidays, great for work, great for just talking to people. Nothing breaks the ice better than a few words of someone’s language. Chinese is an obvious one because of the Olympics coming up. Always good to get yourself in the mood!