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Old 19-02-2009, 09:12 AM   #4075
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thanks buddy, no worries about being thick skinned just for a good trip.

i heard that i should speak english instead of mandarin since my proficiency of cantonese is only 1%.

true that they speak and understand english better than mandarin?

thanks in advanced! maybe i'll post up my compilation to share once i have a complete and good list.
Depends where. In high end restaurants (read expensive) where foreigners go they can understand English. Other than that Mandarin would be better. Now a lot better as they are dependent on Mainland Chinese for a lot bulk of business and will try to respond in Mandarin even though they don't speak it well.
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