Free Chinese language exchange meet-uphttps://www.meetup.com/Free-Chinese-language-exchange-meet-up-Mountain-View/https://a248.e.akamai.net/secure.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/7/d/0/2/global_198992002.jpeg20130119
You are learning Chinese and believe real casual interaction is the best way to go? You lived in China and fear to lose your level now that you are in the USA? You are Chinese and want to help laowai perfect their tones and maybe learn some English, French, Spanish... From Chinese 'tong' expert to curious everyone is welcome to meet-up for a milk tea and chat in mandarin!
For the Saturday meetup, it will be easier to follow if you have at least a few hundred words of Mandarin.
For the Sunday meetup, absolute newbies will feel right at home.
Here is a dropbox of some Chinese learning materials.