Mandarin is tough.
Learn it the smart way.
Mandarin study is a marathon - thousands of characters to learn both in meaning and pronunciation, and then there's the tones.
Mandawin is a complete study system that will teach you the most important words first, using a method that will lock them in your memory and make them yours forever.
In a little over a year, you could be reading a Chinese language book - in traditional education that could take 10 years.