Mandarin Conversation in Longwood Medical Area 下午6点到晚上8点

  • December 10, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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下午6点到晚上8点

* Mandarin speakers want to practice English (and reduce their Chinese accents)? 
* English speakers want to learn Mandarin? 
* Nerdy Chinese folks want to bring friends and have a fun, FREE "outing" in Boston just talking with nerdy strangers in English or Mandarin?

Schedule
Before 6 pm - free conversations - so arrive early - as early as 5:30 pm 
6-7 - Introductions 
7-8 pm - "Expert Topical Presentations: A Bilingual Conversation on How to Deliver a Bilingual Presentation (in BOTH Mandarin AND English)"
David Auerbach
8-9:30 pm - small Mandarin-speaking groups 
8-9:30 pm - English language pronunciation and grammar workshops

After 9:30 pm - free conversations - so stay late

Our stable location is Kresge 201 in the most gracious and globally conscious Harvard School of Public Health, where health-conscious and energy-conscious building and curriculum modifications have been made.

All Mandarin speakers (and English-speakers, too) need to register IN ADVANCE to get an HSPH building permission for the night.

E-Mail [masked] to register your intent AND sign YES on this meetup.

下午6点到晚上8点3

PLEASE request by 4 pm the day before the Tuesday evening event. 

* Harvard Square to LMA is about 30 minutes on #66 bus or the M2 Harvard bus. 
* Green Line E-Line comes to the building. 
* Walking from the Orange Line takes about 5-10 minutes. 
* Walking from Brookline is about 10 minutes. 
* MFA, NEU, Wentworth, and Colleges of the Fenway are adjacent. 
* Route 9 comes right into the area. 
* Street parking is FREE from 6 pm onward.

Show your CURRENT LOCAL ID to the HSPH Security Guard, the UP the open indoor stairwell (follow signs to Kresge 201).

E-Mail [masked] and [masked] for a building pass if you don't have a Harvard ID; we convene in Kresge 201; you will ask the HSPH security guard where that is.

Read more: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/com/4223694172.html


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  • Maynard S. C.

    We of had TWO presentations: one on the 8-person Saturday all-day hike of Mt. Monadnock in Jaffrey NH, and the other - David Auerbach's outstanding substantive (robust) presentation on presentations.

    December 10

  • Dave K.

    7 of us (+1) did a group hike up Mt. Monadnock in NH this Saturday. I will bring a short slideshow of our pictures.

    1 · December 9

    • Maynard S. C.

      Are all several (7) of you attending on Tuesday evening?

      December 10

    • Dave K.

      As far as I know, the only person who may not be attending is Keel.

      December 10

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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