Mandarin Studies

How will I fit in my Mandarin Studies?  My goal is to finish Volume 2 by this semester.  Including this week, there are only 15 weeks before this semester ends.  I can accomplish this goal if I complete one lesson per week and double up lessons during weeks where I have a break.  How many hours are needed per lesson?  I imagine 2 – 3 hours per lesson to complete just the exercises, and then another 2 hours to practice the characters and read the lesson’s text.  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 10:30am will be scheduled for Mandarin Studies.  Wednesday evenings from 7 until 8pm will be a good one-hour practice session for characters.  I will revise this schedule if necessary.

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  1. Sounds like you have quite a schedule.

    I’m Danny-aka-Bonz. I’m just venturing out of my LJ comfort zone for a while. Thought i’d share a poem I wrote:

    As pen touches paper and thoughts flow wild
    Vividness in motion, like that of a child

    Suddenly I feel a sense of elation
    Friends overtake me with consolation.

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