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Post by cwpl » Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:53 am

Where can I learn Mandrian in Singapore?
Any one learn before? Im working, probably want to study part time.

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Post by XinDi » Sat, 08 Mar 2014 10:52 pm

you want to learn chinese language for daily conversation or for other purposes? i do speak chinese ;)

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Post by cwpl » Mon, 10 Mar 2014 1:27 pm

thanks cindy, coz I got some clients are chinese, I want to learn the very basic business Chinese to communicate with them. My friends told me they learn at KLC before, got any ideal abt that?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 10 Mar 2014 9:35 pm

cwpl wrote:thanks cindy, coz I got some clients are chinese, I want to learn the very basic business Chinese to communicate with them. My friends told me they learn at KLC before, got any ideal abt that?
Mate, unless all you intend to ask is, "want to get something to eat" or "how about a beer", you really need to think about an interpreter.

When I did business in China, I brought an interpreter with me, a Chinese guy college educated in the UK, fluent in both languages. My clients also had their interpreter, a Chinese guy who had been learning English in China.

Within 5 minutes of the meeting starting, my client asked if my interpreter could do it for both sides, simply because the nuances of the conversation were being lost by the other fellow, whose skills were rather basic.

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