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Connie

Location:

Tacoma, WA
Hometown: University Place

Member since:

June 13, 2007

Japanese skill level

About 75% comprehension but can watch Japanese TV & films w/o subtitles. moderate speaking fluency reading & writing: basically illerate as I have forgotten my "kyo eku" 500 ...occasionally, Kyushu-ben creeps into what Japanese I am able to use.

English skill level

Native, 3rd generation JA from Southern California, parents were kibei (born in US raised in Japan, Kyushu to be exact).

Interests

Japanese Tea, fabulous food, meeting interesting new people, socializing with friends, traveling to 3rd world countries, films, especially documentaries, playing majong (the easy kind), American politics, also good restaurants whether they are cheap or expensive.

Introduction

As my parents spoke primarily Japanese, my comprehension is fairly strong however, my speaking abilities are not so much. I am a self described foodie & love to travel, having good Japanese tea, socializing around food things to eat & drink.

What Connie is saying about this Meetup Group

This is too much fun.


Seattle, WA

Founded Nov 24, 2006

This Meetup is community funded

$15.00/year

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