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Where can I meet FRIENDS

Postby Taiwanese American in Taiwan » 03 May 2011, 17:08

There are so many new threads here lately on basically the same topic that I felt the need to make one thread to ask all these questions in. Good luck!--housecat


I'm Taiwanese but grew up in the states. I moved back to Taiwan in 2008 after finishing high school and have been working full time since. I meet people at work but there is always this invisible wall between me and fellow Chinese...maybe because I only look Chinese... I'm sooooo lonely and sometimes just talking to old friends on Facebook doesn't fill up the hole in me. Where can I find American friends or at least English speaking Asians like me without hanging out in a pub every night. I live in Taichung...
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby Wookiee » 03 May 2011, 21:28

Welcome to Forumosa TAIT. I don't live in Taichung or know anyone from there anymore, but I hope someone from the area post up and invite you for a BBQ sometime soon.
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby Tomas » 03 May 2011, 23:40

Replace the loneliness with lots of healthy, energetic activity, and you'll be a magnet for like-minded people.

It will also help if you simply accept the fact that you're surrounded by Taiwanese people who speak Mandarin and Taiyu. You can't change your environment, so you might as well adapt to it. If you're already fluent, it'll be easy to make friends.
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby alexnative » 11 May 2011, 10:43

I was not very good english LoL but my chinese horrible, just landed in Taipei about a week and I know your problem, because I feel it too :D
btw I'm in TuCheng
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby douglas@taichungpaws.org » 11 May 2011, 11:10

http://www.taiwanfun.com/central/taichung/index.htm
here's the local foreigners guide to Taichung. It lists places, events, and organizations that you might be interested in.

You could also join us for some animal welfare volunteer work. Volunteering time to help out society is a great way to make friends.
http://www.taichungpaws.org/

Welcome to Taichung!!!
What can you do to help out animals in Taiwan? Come to our website or contact us for details.
http://www.taichungpaws.org (in Central Taiwan) or http://www.animalstaiwan.org (nationally) for details
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby Ivy Liu » 06 Jun 2011, 13:37

Hello,

I live in Taichung and my english is communicatable. I have know some friends who were english speakers.
I would love to catch up with you if you still need a friend.

how can I contect with you? via e-mail?

Ivy

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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby Nahus » 08 Jun 2011, 12:49

I posted an ad on http://www.tealit.com when I first arrived to make English- and Chinese-speaking friends. Tons of responses poured in from all over the island. There are lots of locals who want to practice English and also lots of foreigners who want to make some connections. Check it out!
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby tommy525 » 08 Jun 2011, 15:52

i heard these guys have getogethers in taiwan and a lot of them are ABC types

http://www.oriented.com/
Savage - what a nice performance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMCMjEb68ds
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Re: Where can I meet FRIENDS who speak English

Postby motogplvr » 16 Jun 2011, 10:10

Taiwanese American in Taiwan wrote:I'm Taiwanese but grew up in the states. I moved back to Taiwan in 2008 after finishing high school and have been working full time since. I meet people at work but there is always this invisible wall between me and fellow Chinese...maybe because I only look Chinese... I'm sooooo lonely and sometimes just talking to old friends on Facebook doesn't fill up the hole in me. Where can I find American friends or at least English speaking Asians like me without hanging out in a pub every night. I live in Taichung...



Well I am here visiting for a month. I'm half Korean and half Caucasian born and raised in the states so it's quite a change for me being here. Everything pretty interesting so far and a great experience, but I don't know anyone that speaks English. If you want to hang out let me know. add me on msn slow4mula2002@hotmail.com
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Call Me Maybe (Look for Friends :))

Postby JessicaRabbit » 14 Mar 2012, 11:37

Heya, im moving to Taipei, and im looking for local friends to hangout with and learn the culture and language. Im Female, 25, and i currently live the U.S.
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