The Chicago Language Cafe is a place where you can practice speaking a language that you are learning or already know. We meet up the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. There will be a table for each language represented, and you can sit at whichever table whose language you want to speak. The languages represented regularly are Spanish, German, French, and Chinese, however we always have attendees who speak other languages, including Polish, Dutch, Serbian, Russian, and many more. Since people come and go every meetup, the less common languages being represented are constantly changing. When you RSVP for the bi-weekly event, you will be asked to say which language(s) you are interesting in practicing, and I will make a post listing all of the languages a few days before the meetup.
In addition to foreign languages, there will be an English table for those who would like to practice their English, and for those who may not speak any other languages but are interested in other cultures and looking to make some like-minded friends.
If you are on Facebook, feel free to join our established group there, "Chicago Language Cafe".
***Hey, everyone! Our usual meetup spot is unavailable on the 20th, so we are taking a little field trip down the road to the Twisted Hippo Brewpub! More info on the venue below.***
Come join us for our bi-weekly Chicago Language Cafe meetup! This is an event where you can practice speaking a language that you are learning or already know. There will be a table for each language represented, and you can sit at whichever table whose language you want to speak. We almost always have Spanish, German, French, and Chinese tables. There will also be an English table for those who would like to practice their English, or for those that don't speak any other languages and would just like to hang out and make some new friends.
For other languages, I will compile your RSVP answers and make a post a few days before the event sharing the ones that people are interested in. We usually have a few people who speak Polish, Russian, Dutch, Serbian, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, etc. As long as there are two people who speak a language, they are welcome to make a table!
The Twisted Hippo in Albany Park is a short walk from the Sacramento brown line stop. They are kind enough to be hosting us, so everyone should purchase something to support them during the event. They have delicious beers and food, as well as coffee/tea for those who don't drink alcohol. All of their prices include tax, and the best part: they make it a point to pay their employees a living wage, so you are NOT expected to tip!
Hope to see you there!