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Looking for Chinese language exchange [with french or english]

Hi,

I am a 30 years old french guy living and working between Geneva and Lausanne.
I recently started to learn Mandarin and would be interested to start a language exchange with a native speaker. I can offer French or English in exchange. I would be interested in going anywhere between Geneva and Lausanne.

Please contact me if interested.

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Old 15.07.2008, 20:40
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Why do you want to learn Chinese?
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For personal and professional reasons ! I would love to be able to live in that area of the world one day...
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Old 15.07.2008, 20:54
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It is not easy to learn Chinese, I have learned it for 24 years.

but I wish you luck
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I know that it is not easy !! But if one does not try, one never learns... And I love learning new languages...
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Old 15.07.2008, 21:19
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What more requirements by '' exchange'', male or female? actually you are looking for chinese within the area.
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Old 15.07.2008, 21:32
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Re: Looking for Chinese language exchange

indeed, chinese is difficult, but i've met many non-asians who do admirably, and you could well be a natural talent

i'm pretty sure there are many chinese in the geneva/lausanne area, and you'd find a partner/in soon. if not, you can try here http://www.chinese-tools.com/club good luck!
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It is not easy to learn Chinese, I have learned it for 24 years.

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why did you learn it for 24 years?
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why did you learn it for 24 years?
Because I have a Chinese mom, I have to learn it when I turned 4. I am 28 now, so roughly about that long.

I speak native, but handwriting sucks, reading so so.
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ach so...i know pure chinese born in europe, but don't speak a word of it. your mom has put in a lot of effort for you to learn chinese, compliments
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ach so...i know pure chinese born in europe, but don't speak a word of it. your mom has put in a lot of effort for you to learn chinese, compliments
Because her swedish sucks, and we could talk secrets in front of daddy, my dad is swedish, doesn't speak any chinese at all.
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we could talk secrets in front of daddy
cheeky!
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Re: Looking for Chinese language exchange

Hi Xavier
I'm a Chinese and now learning French in ecole agora. I'd like to exchange language with you. I'm living in Chavannes. You can contact me on: ken0216@gmail.com
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Gosh, I am glad I speak Chinese. My children won't be able to speak mimihua with daddy... ;-)
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Hi miso, I just wonder what mimihua means? never heard about it, although I am a chinese, the slang of china?
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Secret talk, sorry, might be Taiwanese slang? Haven't been to Mainland in a while...
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Gosh, I am glad I speak Chinese. My children won't be able to speak mimihua with daddy... ;-)
ah ha... but do you speak minnanhua?
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Secret talk, sorry, might be Taiwanese slang? Haven't been to Mainland in a while...
i understood that fine, perhaps the northerners understand qiaoqiaohua better...
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i understood that fine, perhaps the northerners understand qiaoqiaohua better...
yes, that is what I think mimihua as miso said is equivalent to qiaoqiaohua in northern china.
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Na, no Taiwanese, just very "tai" Chinese obviously ;-)
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