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TorontoBabel: Toronto's International Language Exchange Meetup

OVERVIEW

We try to provide a fun, friendly, relaxed group where you can practice speaking a new language and meet people from all over the world!

Our gathering takes place in a bar environment, so there is usually music playing and we usually have about 100 people so it will be busy and bustling. With so many people speaking it can sometimes be a bit loud, but this is your chance to practice your language skills in a real-world context with real people!

 

HOW IT WORKS

The idea of the group is that you give help to the group (helping those who are learning your native language) and you get help from the group (you are helped by others who speak the language you want to practice).  This way everyone benefits!

We typically have native speakers of French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, German, Polish, Italian, Dutch, Turkish, Mandarin, Russian, Armenian, Arabic and many other languages.

When you arrive, just introduce yourself to Anna and Eduardo and they will introduce you to others who speak the language you want to practice to get you started. It's fun and FREE!

 

HOW LONG IT LASTS

We get started at 7:30pm and the group is usually there until at least 11pm, but you can arrive and leave at whatever time you like.

 

QUESTIONS?

If you have any comments, questions, problems, concerns or ideas, just talk to Anna or Eduardo 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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  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome. My first time, I loved it.
    My suggestions would be music not so loud and maybe name tags....

    January 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm unable to attend due to tiredness... burned out, and won't be able to make a few upcoming Wednesdays due to scheduling- my apologies

    January 8, 2013

  • malik

    i want to learn chineese languae i know there are twp versions manderian and cantonees i dont know the differrence.any body can help me please..............

    January 5, 2013

    • Anna

      Hi Malik, we often have both Mandarin and Cantonese speakers and will introduce you to them if they are there on Tuesday.

      January 6, 2013

    • David L.

      Anna, Me too! I'll be there tonight, the 8th. Long hair, tied-back. "Pony-tail" ugh. -dlj.

      January 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So how does it work.... several languages all mixed up?

    January 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ok. I ll see you there on Tuesday!

      January 4, 2013

  • Jennifer M. M.

    Looking to practice Hebrew prior to a trip to Israel! :-)

    December 23, 2012

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