Jesse Eisenberg: “If I Was Fluent in …” : The New Yorker

If I was fluent in Chinese,

Chinese: Wow, your Chinese is so good, (given the fact that I’m making mistakes).

Me: I learned with my neighbor.

Chinese: Since I am fluent in English, let’s talk in English!

Me: What about talking in Chinese? I am also fluent in Chinese.

Chinese: You know, even though your Chinese is good, it is not that good so I could understand it.

Me: oh so you were just “encouraging” me….


Posted by Zöe 雪里红

Native of North (China), Interpreter, Translator, #italki Teacher, Avid Reader, Sontag maniac, Crowdfunding Publishing enthusiastic (currently research on), I write

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