Al P.

Location:

Washington, DC

Member since:

September 16, 2008

What are your favorite Chinese dishes and foods?

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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.)

My Chinese is elementary, but I manage a few sentences now and then. Although I haven't spoken very much Mandarin, I've been around it quite a bit, and I like the language.

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

What interests me most is meeting people and learning from them--leaning about their lives as well as about the Chinese language and culture(s).

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

This group provides a comfortable, welcoming setting for meeting Chinese-speaking friends. Even when I'm in DC, my car lives in California, so it's nice for me that the group's events are usually held in places that are easy to reach.

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

My family moved a lot, but I grew up mostly in California. I've never lived in a place where Chinese was the main language. I took an intensive course in Mandarin many years ago.

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What Al P. is saying about this Meetup Group

Easy friendship and no-pressure Chinese conversation practice.


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