Language and Cultural Exchange Night

  • June 19, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Beth McLoad or Claude Sabourin  -

torontobabel @ gmail . com


OttawaBabel is an international language exchange group that brings together native and non-native speakers of many different languages from various countries around the world. The group provides a fun and relaxed atmosphere where you can practice speaking a new language and make new friends with people from all over the world completely for FREE!

The weekly meetings allow participants to keep practicing their second (or third, or fourth, etc...) language with lots of new people.
OttawaBabel is the first North American extension of the highly successful language exchange group based in Madrid, Spain called


OttawaBabel's language exchange night is called International Night and it takes place every Wednesday night in
the backroom at Maclaren's 301 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON. starting at 6:30 pm until around 9:00pm. For those of you who are new to Canadian culture, it is customary to tip 15% at bars just so you know
Everyone is welcome! Just ask for Claude or Beth.



See details above!  We meet in the backroom at Maclaren's,301 Elgin Street Ottawa Ontario .


We get started at 6:30pm and the group is usually there until at least 9pm, but you can arrive and leave at whatever time you like.



If you have any comments, questions, problems, concerns or ideas, just talk to Beth or Claude about it.  We will do our best to make sure you have a positive experience!

Remember, this group is a hobby for us; we run it just for fun, we love it and we hope you will love it too!


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  • alberto grajales

    Extraordinaire, un moment privilégié pour parler français.

    June 21, 2013

  • cheryl

    Thank you, gracias, merci to everyone who attended last night, and a special "Grazie" to Daniel for hosting. Don't forget, McLaren's is also showing the Confederations Cup soccer matches. Brasil plays Italy this Saturday at 2:45 pm. Hasta luega.

    June 20, 2013

  • Francisco

    we are a spanish couple and we would like to practise english.
    See you soon!

    June 19, 2013

  • Claude

    Hello all As i have an emergency i will not be hosting tonight .. Please for all of you who know each other just i ask to keep an eye out for new members . I thank you i will see you next week . I am sorry to all but emergencies can never be predicted .

    1 · June 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello everyone
    Bonjour à tous
    Looking forward to meeting you

    June 19, 2013

  • Dominique Benoit

    Sorry, have to skip tonight but I hope to make it next time!

    June 19, 2013

  • Daniel Pisani

    Looking forward to this!

    June 18, 2013

  • Dominique Benoit

    Hi, Are there going to be any Italian-speaking people there?

    June 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will try to make it!

    June 17, 2013

  • Amadou

    I will be there soon!!!

    June 17, 2013

  • Francisco

    Hi, we are a spanish couple and we'd like to practise english.
    See you on wed

    June 17, 2013

  • alberto grajales

    El grupo ideal para practicar francés y español.

    June 16, 2013

  • cheryl

    A bientot!

    June 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi May name is Susana. I am bilingual (French is my first language, then English).

    June 12, 2013

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