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How do native speakers react when you speak their language?

September 2021

Over the years I've noticed a variety of different reactions from native Chinese speakers to foreigners speaking the language. I've written a blog about the three main types of reaction I've witnessed, which vary according to the learner’s proficiency: http://imlearningmandarin.com/2021/09/18/three-ways-native-speakers-react-to-chinese-learners/

Let me know your experiences speaking your target language.