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Chinese programmer for language learning partner

Hey, I'm Thomas , now live in Guangzhou , China. 31 years old, an experienced software engineer and project manager. I'm fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. I'm good at reading and writting in English, but do not speak english well. I'm interested in learning oral english, and want to find partners here to teach me by on-line voice chating. I can teach him/her Mandarin and Cantonese in exchange.

Anyone who is interested in it can send email to


Thomas Liu
Friday, January 16, 2004

I guess you probably though it was a good idea, but maybe it's not panning out the way you'd think. You'll have to probably try somewhere else,  like international pen pals or something.

Dumb question
Friday, January 16, 2004

It's Chinese new year soon.  Take a trip to Hong Kong and force yourself to only speak English.  Most of the shop assistants here speak English at some level.  Try not to be 'lazy' and revert to Cantonese.  Come to HK once a month.

You don't mention your company.  Do they have an HK office?  If so, talk to the people there in English.  Both sides of the conversation will benefit.


David Freeman
Saturday, January 17, 2004

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