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Casual Talk in Mandarin (Oakridge)

The hosts of Richmond Mandarin Meetup are happy to announce that we will alternate between Richmond's Lansdowne Mall and Vancouver's Oakridge Centre weekly for our casual talk sessions.

The casual talk is more of a language exchange. Members are encouraged to learn new words/phrases, ask questions and share ideas. Native Chinese speakers will help us with pinyin, sentence structure and using proper choice of words.

Chinese ESL students are also encouraged to participate. This way both native English and Chinese speakers will be able to learn from each other.

If you have any suggestions or advice, please feel free to contact any of us or just post a comment here. We welcome all levels and we're open for feedback.

Join us for a fun learning session again in Oakridge mall!


Suggested theme topic sheets from previous meetups have been uploaded to the "files" section of our club page.

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  • Jeff W.

    Sorry I missed this? I crashed to my bed super early :3

    March 7, 2013

  • LDW

    Chinese Geographical Knowledge
    2 Special Administrative Regions (Xianggang,Aomen)
    23 Provinces (see if you can name it??)
    4 Direct-Controlled Municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing)
    5 Autonomous Regions (Xinjiang, Ningxia, Xizang, Guangxi, Nei Menggu)
    56 Official Ethnic Groups (Again, can you name it all? :))

    It's easy to remember! Like this:[masked]

    1 · March 7, 2013

  • LDW

    Mr. Li is right!
    Qing Dao (青島)latitude is 36N. Vancouver is 49N.

    March 7, 2013

  • Lynne

    Had to work overtime, sorry didn't make it

    March 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    whereabouts are you guys in the food court?

    March 6, 2013

  • Celine

    It has been a while since I've attended and I really need to brush up my Mandarin! I'll be a bit late, but save me a spot for the beginner group :)

    March 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hope to join when I am in Vancouver.

    March 4, 2013

  • Tao L.

    I'd like to join on NEXT Wed.

    March 1, 2013

  • Tom B.

    hope to be there by about 7:30

    March 1, 2013

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