Past Meetup

Mandarin Conversation, Talk, and Dialogue in Longwood Medical Area 下午6点到晚上8点

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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" in BOTH Mandarin AND English

Date and Speakers - November 12
Speaker's Topic - How China met the USA in the UK
Speakers, Credentials, and Institutional Identification
David W. Keirstead, MS (Climate Change, Norwich) - English
Yiran Zhang, MS (Education, Norwich) - Mandarin Chinese
8-9:30 pm - free chat: small Mandarin-speaking break-out groups
8-9:30 pm - English language pronunciation and grammar workshops

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 LMA_Mandarin@YMail.com 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 LMA_Mandarin@YMail.com and Maynard.Clark@GMail.com 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.

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