Evelyn

Assistant Organizer

Location:

Fort Washington, MD

Member since:

January 7, 2006

What are your favorite Chinese dishes and foods?

Shanghai Dim Sum, whole steamed fish with ginger slices, noodles with Chinese brocelli and 1000 year old eggs, and anything my Mom cooks.

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.)

Current level is Intermediate II. Took classes at Berlitz, taking classes at USDA Grad School. Went to Suzhou University in Suzhou, China to study Mandarin for 3 weeks with the Howard Community College Study Abroad Program.

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

Chinese art and exhibitions, big fan of Peking/Kanchu Opera, Tang Dynasty dancing, dining and practicing speaking Mandarin.

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

Speaking Mandarin on an on-going basis. Immediate involvement, group activities planned around learning the Chinese culture.

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

American-born. Speak some Cantonese, continue studies on an on-going basis, in-school and self-learn.

Introduction

I'm a native Washingtonian. Let's learn about China and speak Mandarin together!

What Evelyn is saying about this Meetup Group

Easy going, friendly, flexible group! Motivated, energized members with a common goal to converse in Mandarin!


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