IELTS teacher in Jinan, Shandong Province, China.
I'm learning Mandarin to pass the H.S.K exams, just for fun and so I can say "yeah, learned Mandarin by myself." Why not?
Level 1 - Passed March 2012
Level 2 - Passed June 2012
Level 3 - Passed Oct 2013
Aiming to take level 4 exam August/Septmeber 2014