Plano, TXUSA 75075
March 19, 2008
Travel to Asia, friends. family and business contacts.
Goal is everyday fluency in oral conversations, practical skills in writing Hanzi and moderate depth in character id and reading. Presently can pick out characters, small vocabulary, poor verbal skills.
Several occasions to Beijing, Taiwan. Also, Shanghai, Xi'an and Tianjin.
Hi Y'all. Been self-studying for quite a while. Feel I have a base but don't practice conversation or drills. Need interactive forum to get it ramped up. Love to learn languages from the roots.
The folks who come and are the native Chinese speakers are enthusiastic, patient and give good tips for the newbies.