Jill A.

Location:

Richmond, VA

Member since:

January 13, 2012

How much German do you know?

I studied German for four years in high school and then studied at the Goethe Institut in Prien, Germany. I lived in Germany for a few months and in Austria for two years. When I lived there, I was fairly fluent and could communicate pretty easily, but in the past few years, I haven't practiced it at all, and I can tell that I've forgotten a lot of vocabulary!

Have you ever been to Germany or lived there?

Yes... I've been to Germany several times and studied and lived there for a few months... I also lived in Austria and had to get used to the different dialects there...

What activities would you enjoy with this group?

Anything that involves practicing German and doesn't cost a lot of money!

Introduction

I've lived in Richmond for a long time and am just looking for some ways to meet people and to practice my German. My grandmother was from Germany and lived in a little village near the border of Poland and Czech Republic.

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  • Kim

    Hey! Did you see the post that some people are going to climb on Tuesday at 6:30pm...would you want to go?

    May 21, 2012 1:52 PM
  • Kim

    No just you, but if you know anyone who'd want to come definately invite them. See you tonight.

    May 18, 2012 3:29 PM
  • Kim

    Would 6pm work well for you?

    May 18, 2012 9:29 AM
  • Kim

    How about tomorrow? (Friday 5/18)?

    May 17, 2012 12:03 PM
  • Kim

    Hey Jill! Would you like to go climbing sometime next week?

    May 08, 2012 7:50 PM
  • Stacy

    Hi Jill! I joined Meetup.com. Thank you so much for the information last night....I'm so excited to get out there and meet some new people. It was really nice meeting you last night. Hope you have fun at Peak on Friday...maybe I'll see you there soon.

    Mar 20, 2012 11:26 AM
  • Kim

    Hey! It was great meeting you tonight and i'll see you Friday.

    Mar 19, 2012 10:49 PM
  • David L.

    Hey Jill! Did you survive the orienteering? I ran for a whole hour and I'm beat! What fun! Oh, I see you do the German meetups too. Maybe I'll do that as well. Good to meet you.

    Jan 21, 2012 3:41 PM
  • Thomas A.

    Hi Jill, welcome to TRCS! Be sure to check out our calendar for some great upcoming events, especially our January Meet & Greet Dinner. Please feel free to contact any of our leadership team with questions or concerns. Happy New Year!

    Jan 16, 2012 10:08 PM
  • Gregg A.

    Glad you're joining. Diversity is key to an interesting group. Right now, we have some vertical people, usually have a few horizontal people, and a couple of leaners. I think you're the first perpendicular. Seriously, welcome to the group.

    Dec 27, 2011 7:53 PM

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