Thank you for your thoughts on this. You're entirely right about the motivation. I'm nervous about first trips and they're to Cantonese areas. This will be a huge motivator to learn as much as I can over the next couple of months. Learning to speak Mandorin would be nice, but it won't be as urgent and so might not happen.
Cantonese it is!
Thanks again, I really appreciate your input and am very excited to get going!
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