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My name is Ryan Arp. As Steve Kaufmann recommends in his Youtube videos: words, words, and more words!
I originate from a small farming community in Iowa. During my time (I am 26 years old now) at the University of Iowa, I befriended lots of foreign Chinese undergraduate students; it was through them that I was introduced to Chinese culture and, of course, the Chinese language.