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Re: [chinese-332] Mandarin class in carboro?

From: Vaughn G.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 8:40 PM
I might be interested in a Mandarin Chines class if based on speaking. I have done some writtien Chinese but need to break the speaking barrier. 

Vaughn Greene
[address removed]

---- Bob <[address removed]> wrote: 
> All,
>  I'm tyring to set up a small mandarin class in carrboro (6x1.5hr) @ Chicle.
> We're trying to set it up for Wed night either 6-730 or 7-830. I have 4
> people, but if we get 1 to 4 more we get a discount on the class pricing (
> this isn't a free one, see below for email) . This would be geared for
> people that don't know any, mandarin and we'll be asking the to cover things
> that might be useful to a business traveler. I don't plan on covering any
> chinese characters due to the short duration of the class, but that may
> depend on the instructor.
> The background on this, is that my MBA program has a global immerson
> elective where we are going to china for 2 weeks, may 2 to may 17th. A
> couple of us would like to try and learn a little mandarin before we  go.
> We're going to bejing, shanghai and hong kong.
> I thought I'd ask and see if anyone from this group would be interested.
> We'd like to get something started over the next 2-4 weeks, so let me know
> if you're interested.
> Cheers,
> -Bob
> ------------ original email
> I found a local language school in Carrboro, While they don't have an on
> going Mandarin class, they can set up a custom one for us and have it
> taylored to business oriented dialog and it will be geared to people who
> don't know any mandarin..  We need at least 3 people, but the price gets
> much cheaper if we get up to 8 people. Some of the emails I've been trading
> are below.
>  We can choose a night during the week or they may be able to accomodate
> weekends.
> Basically for  6 weeks, meeting 1 x weekly for 1.5 hours, probably from
> 7-830pm (flexible on times).
> $40 for materials, print outs books,etc
> 3-4 people = $170/ea for
> 5-6 people = $108/ea for
> 7-8 people = $85/ea for
>  Let me know if anyone else is interested. I'd like to get something set up
> to start in early January if possible.
> Thanks
> -Bob
>  Emails from CHICLE
> 101 East Weaver Street, Suite G1
> Carrboro, NC 27510
> (3rd floor above Weaver Street Market)
> *Telephone:* (919)[masked]
> *Fax:* (919)[masked]
> *Email:* [address removed]<

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