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Assistant Organizer


Fort Washington, MD

Member since:

January 7, 2006

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 and evening classes Graduate School. 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/Kanqu Opera, Tang Dynasty dancing and practicing speaking Mandarin.

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

ABC. Speak some Toisanhua, continue studies on an on-going basis, in-school and self-learn.

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.

What are your favorite Chinese dishes and foods?

Whole steamed fish with ginger and scallions, 1000 year old eggs, and anything my Mom cooks.


Joined in 2006 and Main Organizer May 2015-Aug 2017.

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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