Mandarin Language Happy Hour
Asia Society Northern California is launching a happy hour series bringing together community members with an interest in speaking Mandarin. From beginners to fluent speakers, come enjoy a cocktail at San Francisco establishment Tommy Toy's while brushing up on your tones, grammar and vocabulary. This is a great opportunity to meet and connect with San Francisco's growing community of Mandarin-speakers.
There is no cost to attend this event; food and drinks will be pay-as-you-go.
Space is limited — please register in advance. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Ryge via email at [email protected] or by phone at (415) 421-8707.
Did you know: Over one billion people speak Mandarin Chinese, with more native speakers than any other language?
Mandarin tongue-twister: 四是四，十是十，十四是十四，四十是四十，四十四只石狮子是死的。
Pinyin: Sì shì sì, shí shì shí, shísì shì shísì, sìshí shì sìshí, sìshísì zhī shí shīzi shì sǐ de.
English translation: Four is four, ten is ten, fourteen is fourteen, forty is forty. Forty four stone lions are dead.