Dave Gilstrap
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  • Cleveland, SC
  • United States

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Dave Gilstrap liked Thomas Doherty's video
Oct 27, 2015
Dave Gilstrap commented on Thomas Doherty's video
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Hakka culture at a glance

"Thanks Thomas, this is a wonderful video for both its content and personally for my family, my wife is Hakka. Thee are at least two Hakka dialects of Hakka in Taiwan and though my wife speaks them I CAN NOT.  I only remember one Hakka…"
Aug 6, 2015
Dave Gilstrap replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"Basic Spoken Chinese is a nice tool, among other things,  to build listening skill. "
Apr 9, 2015
Dave Gilstrap replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"I started learning to speak Chinese about six years ago, and am perhaps a low intermediate speaker. Also, recently started learning the characters, I am up to about 50 characters and am using "Basic Written Chinese" which is a great was to…"
Apr 5, 2015
Dave Gilstrap replied to Victor Hart's discussion Chinese films to learn Mandarin
"I am currently watching a cartoon series "The adventures of Tom Sawyer" which is in Mandarin and has Chinese character sub titles. The dialog is not difficult yet no where near being too simple. Plus its fun to watch. It has 18 disks so I…"
Apr 4, 2015
Dave Gilstrap liked Becky huang's blog post Ten Secrets to Improving Your Mandarin Skills
Apr 3, 2015
Dave Gilstrap left a comment for Becky huang
"Hello Becky ! Thanks for inviting me to be your "Study more Chinese Friend" :)  The sentence structures you posted are great. "
Apr 3, 2015
Dave Gilstrap left a comment for Victor Hart
"I cannot imagine trying to learn Mandarin exclusively via listening. Even in a submersion environment  it is very limited. However, my son learned via cartoons, books with audio CDs and our speaking at home, in which my Mandarin was limited.…"
Jan 27, 2015

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Thomas Doherty and Dave Gilstrap are now friends
May 25, 2014
Dave Gilstrap left a comment for Brandon
"Hello and Thanks Brandon for the invitation ! I have felt so alone out there in cyber world learning Chinese, so it is refreshing to find like-minded friends :) "
May 21, 2014
Dave Gilstrap and Brandon are now friends
May 21, 2014
Dave Gilstrap replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"Hello, I have been learning to Speak Chinese about three years; and just started a few months ago learning to read and use IME to write (type) Chinese. I learned to speak Chinese pronunciation using BO-PO-MO but now learning to write Characters with…"
May 21, 2014
Dave Gilstrap is now a member of Study More Chinese
May 20, 2014

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