Benny Lewis' Mandarin Mission And Steve Kaufmann's Response
- Donovan NagelTeacher, translator, polyglot🎓 B.A., Theology, Australian College of Theology, NSW🎓 M.A., Applied Linguistics, University of New England, NSW
Applied Linguistics graduate, teacher and translator. Founder of The Mezzofanti Guild and Talk In Arabic.
I was going to write something tonight but instead decided to make a quick video response to Benny Lewis’ (Fluent In 3 Months) latest mission to learn Mandarin Chinese to C1 fluency along with Steve Kaufmann‘s subsequent video criticizing his attempt.
As I said in the video I respect and like both of them so I don’t mean to sound like I’m taking sides or getting involved in petty rivalry. I don’t mean any disrespect or offense to anybody here.
Sorry for the really crappy video and sound quality. I’m doing all my blogging, web and graphic design, and video work on a cheap $200 netbook since my computer decided to expire on me recently.
Here it is along with both their videos:
Feel free to comment below and let me know what you think.
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