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Ria
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Ria
Zuhairiah
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Summary

Ria is fluent in Sundanese and Batavian since she was born and bred in Jakarta and has lived in a Batavian - Sundanese environment all her life. She has an ambivalent personality. Ria currently works at the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries which allowed her meet many people from various regions. It also made her more familiar with the regions of Indonesia and sparked her interest to learn local language. Ria took Computerized Accounting major in college but didn't finished it.

Motivation

Ria wants to engage many people to be more concern about local language.

Biography

Born in a Batavian-Sundanese family, Ria is equally capable in Batavian and Sundanese language. As a language enthusiast, she loves to pick up local languages and its' dialects. Her first foreign languages were English and Arabic. Ria loves adventurous and nature-exploring activities, such as mountaineering. She had climbed five mountains between 2009 to 2017. Her dream mountain is Mount Semeru in East Java Province and she envisioned herself to be on its top in 2018. Besides adventurous activities, she also loves to write, which she manifests through Hipwee. She is one of 100 best Hipwee contibutor in 2017.

In 2016, Ria had the chance to be a volunteer teacher in Kelas Inspirasi Semarang. During said program, she taught several simple daily phrases in several languages to elementary school students who were very enthusiastic in learning languages that they have never heard of before. This activity made her realise the importance of learning language early in elementary stage of children's education. She hoped that by joining Polyglot Indonesia, she would be able to come up with a fun and interesting way of teaching language to children.

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