Penny Liu： Hey, Robert! I was listening to you speak Chinese at the presentation yesterday! You're fluent!
Robert： Oh, that's kind of you to say, but in reality I'm just able to hold a conversation.
P： You are too modest. Seriously, I was really impressed. I actually wanted to know how you did it because I really want to take my English to the next level.
P： But your English is fantastic.
P： Yeah, it's pretty good. But I'm aiming to become completely fluent. Do you have any tips?
Penny称赞美国同事Robert中文说得流利，fluent，给她留下了深刻印象。I was really impressed. Penny问Robert 学习语言有什么窍门，那么Robert有什么建议呢？
R： Well, I studied at a major university in Taipei before coming to Beijing. And I lived in Hong Kong for over a year as well.
P： So you're saying I'll have to live in an English-speaking country?
R： It certainly doesn't hurt. But there are some things you can do if that is not an option.
P： For example?