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Hey Hey, just signed up for Guided

Posted by johnerik November 18, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: newguy

Hey there, 

My name is John or 张毅. I've been studying at Beijing Language and Culture University for two months. I'm an absolute beginner. I'm not a big fan of my classes here. In my opinion, our teachers cannot speak English well enough to explain things to us. My girlfriend (American-white-girl) speaks Chinese fluently (lived in BJ and has a Chinese degree) can explain concepts/grammar/etc to me in five minutes, where it would take my teacher 30. Anyhow, I have lots I could go on about. If anyone is interested I'd be happy to offer suggestions about how to get the most out studying Chinese at a Chinese University. 

I'm looking forward to at least a month with ChinesePod. I'll likely be posting about my experience on Twitter (@johnerik) and on my blog (

Looking forward to being apart of this community.


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