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Why are Chinese people always apologizing for their poor English?   [Copy link] 中文

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dusty1 Post time: 2016-12-31 16:07
I still am but she needs protecting from herself as she is Tradition Chinese

My wife is VERY traditional in every way.  She's not college educated, but extremely smart, patient and very wise.  She describes herself as a 'simple peasant girl'.  Best thing that ever happened to me... she keeps me grounded in spite of myself. Gratefully married for 10 years now.
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dusty1 Post time: 2016-12-31 16:07
I still am but she needs protecting from herself as she is Tradition Chinese

My wife is VERY traditional in every way.  She's not college educated, but extremely smart, patient and very wise.  She describes herself as a 'simple peasant girl'.  Best thing that ever happened to me... she keeps me grounded in spite of myself. Gratefully married for 10 years now.
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. — Bob Dylan

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seneca Post time: 2016-12-31 07:30
I think this is very common. Foreigners also make fun of their osn substandard Mandrin to please C ...

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Perfumecity Post time: 2016-12-31 11:48
Sadly that's not my attitude. Definitely not!

Great, that you feel this way!  It is not necessary to apologize for trying something unfamiliar. It is not us who lose face for trying to speak another language, but the others laughing at our attempts.

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1105852048 Post time: 2017-1-1 02:46
Great, that you feel this way!  It is not necessary to apologize for trying something unfamiliar.  ...

I agree, I also would never correct any English person that showed poor English net alone pick holes in a foreigner  trying to write another language.

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1584austin Post time: 2016-12-31 21:47
I agree, I also would never correct any English person that showed poor English net alone pick hol ...

That's LET ALONE

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1105852048 Post time: 2017-1-1 02:46
Great, that you feel this way!  It is not necessary to apologize for trying something unfamiliar.  ...

Wrong. What I have is confidence in my Eng.      

That's different.      

Smile at whatever happens.
任它花开花落,一笑而过!

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