Konnichiwa, I have feedback regarding some bugs with the new web design. I'm not sure if this is where to post them, but hopefully it is ok. First, when I click the "Your Community" link to get to the forums, it asks me to "Choose a Forum Username". When I type in my name, however, it says "Sorry, this E-mail has already been registered on the Forum, please try a different one." It doesn't give me any options to login as an existing member. I got around this by clicking a link in an email that brought me directly to the forums...that seems to be my only way to get on here at this time. Second, I thought I'd try out the "Your Practice" section. However, when I select a section to practice and press the "Submit" button, nothing happens. If it helps, I'm using Internet Explorer version 7.0.5730.11 . Ah, as I finished typing, I thought to try out the website in Firefox. The second problem does not occur in Firefox; it lets me take the quizzes. However, there is still no apparent way to access the forums through the website.
access to the forums
March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009
Now that I've spent a few more hours studying, I have some more feedback :) First, I really like the new style of the website. It's very user-friendly, and is organized very well. I really like how the audio lessons and the grammar lessons which correspond with them are put together, along with Bonus Lessons. The "your notes" and "feedback" buttons are also really good ideas! I kind of miss the newletter format of the grammar lessons, the alignment of text seems a bit off in the new version, but it's fine nonetheless. I am a bit confused by their numbering...I thought one grammar lesson was supposed to be read right after each audio lesson; that's how I've been reading them, and they seem to fit really well that way. But, now they are numbered to be after all the audio lessons in a unit; is this when they're meant to be read? The addition of quizzes in each lesson is a very nice feature! However, the ones I've tried out so far seems a bit buggy...if you answer all the questions correctly, you only got a 91%. Overall, once the bugs are worked out, these changes will have been a very nice improvement! (Not that anything was wrong with how it was before :-) Thanks for all of your hard work!