For 2020, Toyota is introducing the Intelligent Manual Transmission (IMT). The system automatically increases the engine revs when downshifting ensuring a smooth gear shift. The system also works when shifting up in order to improve comfort for driver and passengers by reducing clutch shock. It is available in Toyota C-HR with 1.2T engine and manual gearbox. This would seem like a good idea for someone learning a manual. Here is a short video.