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 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.

Event Details

Thu 24 Jan 2013
6 - 8 p.m.
Tommy Toy's, 655 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA
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FREE admission; food and drinks are pay-as-you-go.
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