What we're about

Who are we?

We are a group of people in Alberta who meet regularly to learn, speak, and enjoy the international language Esperanto.

We meet weekly online from all over Alberta, and Esperanto speakers are welcome to attend wherever they live. See the event descriptions for the link needed to attend the online meetings.

What is Esperanto?

Esperanto is a language that was carefully planned to be as easy as possible to learn (it is much easier to learn than any of the major languages English, Mandarin, Spanish etc.). It was introduced with the hope that it would be used worldwide as a common auxiliary language, fostering more effective and fair international communication. The Esperanto movement also supports linguistic diversity, democracy, human emancipation, and a global culture for peace.

What makes it so easy?

Esperanto grammar is simple and regular with no exceptions. (No irregular verbs!) The spelling is completely phonetic and syllabic stress is consistent. Once the rules have been learned, there is no doubt about pronunciation. A logical system of adding prefixes, suffixes and grammatical endings to a relatively small number of roots builds an easily-learned vocabulary of thousands of words from only hundreds of word parts.

Who speaks Esperanto?

Esperanto is currently used by a worldwide community estimated at over one million speakers. The World Esperanto Association has members in 120 countries. Esperanto is employed in world travel, correspondence, cultural exchange, business, conventions, literature, language instruction, radio broadcasting, and more.

EventaServo: https://eventaservo.org/o/Esperanto-Alberta

Kanada Esperanto-Asocio: https://esperanto.ca/

More about Esperanto: https://esperanto.net/

EO: Jen la Meetup-paĝo de Esperanto Alberta, malfermita al ĉiuj, kiuj interesiĝas pri la Esperanto-movado, aŭ pri lernado de Esperanto, en la province de Alberto, Kanado. Ni bonvenigas membrojn je ĉiuj niveloj de Esperanto-kompetenteco, precipe komencantojn!

FR: Violà le page Meetup de Esperanto Alberta, ouvert à toute personne intéressée par le mouvement espéranto, ou par l'apprentissage de l'espéranto, dans notre province. Nous accueillons les membres à tous les niveaux de compétence en espéranto, en particulier les débutants !

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Most Tuesday evenings, we offer an opportunity for interested people to learn and practice Esperanto. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not meeting physically, but instead meeting via Zoom at 7pm on Tuesdays.

Kunvenu

Needs a location

Most Tuesday evenings, we offer an opportunity for interested people to learn and practice Esperanto. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not meeting physically, but instead meeting via Zoom at 7pm on Tuesdays.

Kunvenu

Needs a location

Most Tuesday evenings, we offer an opportunity for interested people to learn and practice Esperanto. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not meeting physically, but instead meeting via Zoom at 7pm on Tuesdays.

Kunvenu

Needs a location

Most Tuesday evenings, we offer an opportunity for interested people to learn and practice Esperanto. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not meeting physically, but instead meeting via Zoom at 7pm on Tuesdays.

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