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Travel in Korea: Mandarin Club Bilingual Chat in Harvard's Longwood Medical Area

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Travel in Korea: Mandarin Club Bilingual Chat in Harvard's Longwood Medical Area

Time: May 13, 2014 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Location: Harvard School of Public Health
Street: 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge 204
City/Town: Boston
Website or Map: http://www.meetup.com/bostonc…
Phone: 617-615-9672
Event Type: social, club, bilingual, mandarin-english, conversation, language, mandarin, chinese, travel, korea, asia
Organized By: Maynard S. Clark
Latest Activity: May 11, 2014

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  • 下午6点到晚上8点

    * Mandarin speakers want to practice English (and reduce their Chinese accents)?  * English speakers want to learn Mandarin?  * Nerdy Chinese folks want to bring friends and have a fun, FREE "outing" in Boston just talking with nerdy strangers in English or Mandarin?

    Schedule:  

    • Before 6 pm - free conversations - so arrive early - as early as 5:30 pm  

    • 6-7 - Introductions  

    • 7-8 pm - Yiying Joey Wu "Travel in Korea"Korean culture, food, and tourist attractions ('tourist traps' vs. what is of enduring value and worth visiting)" - why Chinese and other people would want to visit Korea; what Koreans want to show to them

    PowerPoint Presentation in BOTH Mandarin AND English 

    • 8-9:30 pm - small Mandarin-speaking groups  

    • 8-9:30 pm - English language pronunciation and grammar workshops

    After 9:30 pm - free conversations - so stay late

    Our stable location is Kresge 201-204 in the most gracious and globally conscious Harvard School of Public Health, where health-conscious and energy-conscious building and curriculum modifications have been made.

    All attendees need to register IN ADVANCE to get an HSPH building permission for the night.

    E-Mail Maynard.Clark@GMail.com to register your intent AND sign YES on this meetup.

    下午6点到晚上8点3

    PLEASE (try to) request by 4 pm the day before the Tuesday evening event.  

    * Harvard Square to LMA is about 30 minutes on #66 bus or the M2 Harvard bus.  * Green Line E-Line comes to the building.  * Walking from the Orange Line takes about 5-10 minutes.  * Walking from Brookline is about 10 minutes.  * MFA, NEU, Wentworth, and Colleges of the Fenway are adjacent.  * Route 9 comes right into the area.  * Street parking is FREE from 6 pm onward.

    Show your CURRENT LOCAL ID to the HSPH Security Guard, the UP the open indoor stairwell (follow signs to Kresge 201, 202, 203, or 204).

    • E-Mail Maynard.Clark@GMail.com for a building pass if you don't have a Harvard ID.

    • We convene in Kresge 204

    • You will ask the HSPH security guard WHICH of the four rooms we're using that night, and where that is.

    Read more and register:   
    http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/grp/4459835157.html  
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1416506121953190/  

    PLEASE
     plan to show up early so we can begin our 'bilingual introductions' on time, so our presenter can begin (and end) on time.

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