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Hey everyone. Is there anyone who taught English in both Taiwan and China? I ask because I want to know the similarities between taiwanese and chinese people in terms of how friendly they are towards foreigners. For instance, in China people (especially girls) will be friendly to you at first. They will exchange phone numbers, whatever. But after that, usually the person will never talk to you again after. If they do they only give lukewarm responses. But they don't truly have an interest in you at all.
But for foreigners who lived in both countries, what's your take on it? Are the taiwanese people more willing to establish friendships with foreigners?
I also noticed that chinese english teachers are only willing to interact with you only on a work related basis. Perhaps take you out to dinner once or twice. Are Taiwanese workmates also the same way?
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