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karen

Location:

Arlington, VA
Hometown: Arlington, VA

Member since:

August 14, 2010

What are your favorite Chinese dishes and foods?

Peking Duck, steamed fish, shrimp dim sum, any kind of steamed tofu!

How would you describe your level of Chinese? (Eg it's my native language OR I don't speak it OR I learned some dialect from my family but little Mandarin, OR I can speak a few words, simple conversations, etc.)

Learned some from parents and family until i moved to the US. I acne understandards much more than I can speak. Simple conversation is my level.

What kind of events and activities would you be interested in? What would you like to do at our events?

Dinners, anythinf involving speaking to build my confidence.

What could this group provide for you that no other Meetup could?

Pressure free environment to build speaking confidence with like minded people.

Where did you grow up? How did you learn Chinese? Tell us your story.

I was born in Taiwan where I lived until I was 5. I moved and grew up in South Carolina where I did not have a lot of exposure to Chinese. I knew enough to tutor Chinese in college.

Introduction

Hi! My name is Karen and I am a recent transplant from Charleston, SC. I speak some Mandarin am looking to improve my speaking to better communicate.

What karen is saying about this Meetup Group

Very welcoming group. Enjoying it


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