Chinese Writing Lesson Plans
Are there any plans or considerations for Chinese writing exercises? I know there is a proper stroke order, a small classification of strokes, and interesting styles of calligraphy. One day I would like to be able to look up the words in a Chinese dictionary by the radical. Learning the basic radicals and the rules of writing seems to be an important missing component.
Perhaps this something that Duolingo is ideologically opposed to or writing lessons may be too difficult to program. I'm just curious.
THIS. This is exactly what I would like to see fro Duolingo for their Mandarin course. Previously I had been using an app called Chineseskill which essentially stole the Duolingo interface and grafted Mandarin onto it before Mandarin was an option for Duolingo. Chineseskill's audio is certainly inferior in quality (sounds very rigid and robotic, unnatural) but they've got Chinese input in places in addition to selecting the correct pieces from a predetermined set of options to complete sentences. The input is a breeze on a smart phone as one can easily install the Chinese keyboard and write by finger, but I'm not sure what the best way to make it work on a computer would be.