When I lived in Taiwan, I arranged regular Hacking Chinese meet-ups where fellow language learners and other interested persons could meet and discuss in a relaxed manner. I enjoyed these meet-ups immensely since they offered a rare opportunity to talk about learning Chinese with other interested learners face-to-face instead of online.
I have been asked many times if I can’t arrange such meetings on the Mainland as well and the answer so far has been that I can’t, simply because I haven’t been in the vicinity.
This summer, however, I will be in China for roughly a month and this is a great opportunity to meet! Therefore, if you are in China this summer and want to meet, check the dates below.
Hacking Chinese China Tour 2015
Tour schedule (subject to change):
- June 23: Beijing
- July 8-9: Kunming
- July 12-13: Beijing
If you are interested in coming to any of these meet-ups, contact me here and include your name and e-mail address. Please also include if you live in the area and can help me find a venue. Since the meet-ups are likely to me small, this just means booking tables at a restaurant or café, nothing more complicated than that. Please also note that the meet-ups will only be held if enough people show an interest and someone is willing to help me arrange them!
Anyone is welcome to these meet-ups, including complete beginners, advanced learners, teachers and native speakers. Since I don’t want to exclude beginners, English will be the main language, although Chinese will of course also be used, just don’t feel that you’re Chinese isn’t good enough to show up. See you!