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Re: Mandarin, anyone?

From:Joseph Fatula <fatula3@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 2:32
From: "Douglas Koller, Latin & French"
Subject: Re: Mandarin, anyone?

> Joe writes: > > >Does anyone here happen to speak Mandarin? I'm probably going to China* > >this summer and would like to learn the basics, or at least a little
> >the grammar before leaving. > > > >* Specifically Lanzhou, in what I believe to be Gansu Province. I think > >that's a Mandarin-speaking area. > > Are you going on holiday or for some other reason (study? > humanitarian?)?
I'm going with a group teaching English over the summer to Chinese students, so they'd tend to go to areas that have less access to such things already.