What we're about

WELCOME TO THE GSM GANGNAM BRANCH!

Meet new people, locals and travellers, make great friends, practice speaking English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish!! About 3,000 people join our Gangnam meet ups every month. Our members are about 30% Foreigners and 70% Koreans. NOT EVERYONE is fluent in their target languages. All language levels are fine. Feel free to come alone and come late. Simply enter the meet up at the right time, pay 10,000won (11,000 with card), and then you'll receive any TWO drinks from our menu. Our menu includes Coffee, latte, Tea, Juice, craft beers, cocktails and more :)

*All meet ups are hosted and supported by GSM Terrace which is a language exchange cafe opened only for the purpose of bringing international people together through meet ups, language exchanges and international parties.

Check out the video here: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1660717027272883/ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mar1CoullDA&feature=youtu.be)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mar1CoullDA&feature=youtu.be

LOCATION:

GSM TERRACE: Language Exchange Cafe & Pub

This is a dedicated location just for language and international meet ups! See more here: (GSM TERRACE (https://www.globalseoulmates.com/terrace/)). (scroll down for directions)

Register here for more details, maps, schedules and free language content designed to help you get the most of out of language exchange:

• Foreigners register: https://www.globalseoulmates.com/meet-up-registration/
• Koreans register: https://www.globalseoulmates.com/모임-신청서/

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR LANGUAGE EXCHANGES.

The atmosphere of our language exchanges depends on the day of the week. Monday is a bit more study focused and relaxed, where as Thursday has people drinking SOJU and it feels a bit more like a pub. We get between 30 and 100 people to each meetup. Generally, you will come into the language exchange and you'll be greeted by friendly staff. The staff will show you how to order from our menu and then guide you to a seat. Each table has 6 - 8 people. Every hour, we will randomly change the tables so you get a chance to meet new people. Find the day of the week below to get a better idea of what to expect!

[MONDAY 7 - 11] People: 30 - 50. Languages: English - Korean - Spanish

[TUESDAY 7 - 11] People: 30 - 50. Languages: English - Korean

[WEDNESDAY 7 - 11] People: 40 - 70. Languages: English - Korean - Japanese

[THURSDAY 7 - 11] People: 50 - 90. Languages: English - Korean - Chinese

[SATURDAY 3 - 6] People: 70 - 100. Languages: English - Korean - Chinese

[SUNDAY 3 - 6] People: 30 - 60. Languages: English - Korean

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR INTERNATIONAL PUB PARTIES.

We have International Pub Parties every Friday and Saturday night in Gangnam [GSM Terrace] and we have Wine & Cheese Meet ups every Sunday night. These are different than our language exchanges in that they are much more free, there are much more people, and there is much more alcohol :) There are no table changes and everyone is free to sit anywhere they like. The atmosphere is much more similar to a pub than a cafe. To attend the pub party, you simply arrive at the GSM Terrace (late is okay) and pay 10,000 won. You'll get any 2 drinks from our menu. You can also pay 15,000 won and get unlimited select drinks between 7 and 10PM. We also have FREE CLUBB ENTRY into various clubs in Gangnam, Itaewon and Hongdae. More details about club entry at the GSM Terrace! Have a look at the descriptions below for more details on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night :)

[FRIDAY NIGHT 7 - 12AM] People: 80 - 150. International Pub Party.

[SATURDAY NIGHT 7 - 12AM] People: 100 - 200. International Pub Party.

[SUNDAY NIGHT 7 - 11PM] People: 30 - 60. Wine & Cheese Meet up.

COMMON QUESTIONS

1. Is my LANGUAGE ABILITY too low? No! We have people of all abilities join and adapt to our meet up and community. The important thing is that you try to meet new people and learn new language, culture with an open and positive mind.

2. Can I come ALONE? Absolutely. A LOT of the people who come to our meet up come alone. The purpose is to expose yourself to new cultures, language and people. There's nothing wrong with coming alone.

3. Can I come LATE? Yes! You may come late. But, you'll be missing out on valuable speaking time! ^^ Of course its best to come early. But it's better to come late than not come at all~

4. HOW do I join? You can just go to the meet up at the correct time and enter the meet up :) If you want to register, follow this link and we can send you additional information via mail! https://www.globalseoulmates.com/meet-up-registration/

5. What is the AGE of people join? There is no age limitation, but our members are typically between 20 and 36 years old. There quite a few people who are older or younger than this.

6. What KIND of people join? GSM members are usually workers / professionals and sometimes students, and travellers. In any case, they are always positive and opened minded people. You'll be hard pressed to find negative people at our meet up! Sometimes

7. Ratio of GENDER and NATIONALITY? We put a lot of effort to balance gender and nationality. Sometimes there are more women, sometimes there are more men but it often averages out to more women than men. Foreigners are about 30% of the group, while local Koreans are about 70%.

MORE ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY

Global Seoul Mates (GSM) is our name. We started as a small group of friends in 2015. Now we are over 70,000 members with nationalities from over 50 countries around the world. We are connected by an interest in language, culture and self development!

GSM also hosts special events of 1,000 + people every month! More info here: https://www.globalseoulmates.com/parties/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPNZjO3H3rI&t=18s

HOW DO I GET THERE?

GSM Terrace

Take exit 3 from Sinnonhyeon Station. Turn 180 degrees after exiting the station. Walk along the main Gangnam Road and pass three crosswalks. On your right, you'll see an ABC Shoe Mart. Turn right at this mart. Walk straight until the first intersection. You'll see a 6 story building on the far right of the intersection. GSM Terrace is on the 6th floor. Take the elevator up!

Searchable address: 논현동 166-23

Google maps: goo.gl/gVfUBo

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Connect with us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates

Visit our website: www.globalseoulmates.com (http://www.globalseoulmates.com/)

Upcoming events (5+)

강남 언어교환 Gangnam, Language and Culture Exchange [TUESDAY]

🇰🇷[한국어 설명은 아래 있어요] ▶️What is this? This is a language exchange in Gangnam from 7 - 11PM! The whole cafe is only for our meet up. The purpose of this language exchange is to meet new people, and practice your language! To get maps, schedules, details register here: www.globalseoulmates.com/meet-up-registration *카톡 플러스친구 친추 해주세요 : 친구검색 - GSMenglish검색 - 친구추가 👉If you are interested in Korean study before the language study, click here: http://goo.gl/qhTMhs ▶️How many people attend? The ‘RSVP’ number on this page is not always accurate. Here is our schedule with the average number of people that join: ⭐️Mon Language Exchange: 25 - 35 people ☀️Tues Language Exchange: 25 - 35 ⭐️Wed Language Exchange: 30 - 50 ☀️Thur Language Exchange: 50 - 70 ⭐️Fri International Pub Party: 100 - 150 ☀️Sat Language Exchange: 50 - 80 ⭐️Sat International Pub Party: 100 - 150 ☀️Sun Language Exchange: 30 - 50 ⭐️Sun Wine and Cheese meet up: 30 - 50 Full schedule: http://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/events ▶️What kind of people join? About 30% foreigners and 70% Koreans. People are between 20 and 35 years old. We get a lot of young working professionals, teachers, travellers and students. ▶️What is the system? Pay an entrance of 10,000won and get: 🍷🍹Two drinks 🃏One rotation card 🕘Four hour Language exchange Choose from coffee, latte, tea, juice, beer, cocktails, soju and more. The 🃏rotation card assigns you a seat and balances the gender, language level and foreigners at each table. The rotation card also has conversation questions and lottery numbers written on them. Every hour we rotate everyone to a different table and do a lottery prize draw. Prizes include free drinks, snacks and other special coupons, event tickets and cosmetic gifts. ▶️How can I join? Just come at the right time 👍 We can email you details here: http://goo.gl/3xD5AW 👉Coming late, early, alone or with friends is OKAY! ▶️How do I get there? 👉Location name: GSM Terrace Gangnam (6th Floor) 👉Address: Nonhyeondong[masked] Floor 👉Map: http://goo.gl/bsWq6v Video Directions: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1734183703259548/ Any more questions? Register: http://goo.gl/3xD5AW Kakao Talk ID English - Rufio1 🇰🇷[한국어 설명] ▶️어떤 모임이죠? 👉모임은 강남에서 매일 저녁 7시~11시에 개최되고 있는 언어교환 모임이에요. 카페 전체가 모임을 위한 ‘전용 공간’이랍니다. 언어교환의 목적은 다양한 국적의 새로운 친구를 만들고 외국어를 연습하는 것이에요. 아래 상세 내용을 읽어보시고 여전히 궁금한점이 남아 있다면 링크를 클릭하여 신청서를 작성해주시면 이메일을 받아보실수 있어요. http://goo.gl/3xD5AW ▶️어느 정도의 인원이 참여하나요? 👉해당 페이지에서 '참석' 버튼을 누르신 숫자로는 정확히 파악이 어렵습니다. 요일별로 참여 인원의 변동이 있습니다. 평균적으로 참여하고 있는 인원수를 아래에서 확인해주세요. 월요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 25~35명 화요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 25~35명 수요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 30~50명 목요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 50~70명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/561 금요일 인터내셔널 펍파티 : 100~150명 토요일 인터내셔널 펍파티 : 100~150명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/564 토요일 언어교환 모임 : 50~80명 일요일 언어교환 모임 : 30~50명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/563 일요일 와인&치즈 모임 : 30~50명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/565 자주하시는 질문 클릭! 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/559 ▶️프로그램은요? 👉모임 참여비는 1만원입니다. 👉포함 내역 🍷🍹2잔의 프리드링크 🃏자리 바꾸기 카드 🕘4시간의 언어교환 모임 👉2잔의 프리드링크는 커피, 라떼, 차, 쥬스, 맥주, 칵테일, 소주등 모든 음료중에 자유롭게 2잔 선택이 가능합니다. 자리바꾸기 카드는 성별, 언어별, 국적별 비율을 맞추어 나누는데 사용됩니다. 자리바꾸기 카드에는 아이스브레이킹을 할수 있는 질문들과 1시간에 한번씩 진행되는 경품추첨 번호가 있으니까 꼭 킵해주세요. 경품에는 때에 따라 다르지만 함께 나누어 먹을수 있는 스낵과 주류, 혹은 코스메틱 상품권, 인터내셔널 파티 티켓 등이 있답니다. 테이블별로는 자율 회화를 나누어볼 수도 있고 혹은 자리바꾸기 카드에 있는 질문들을 활용해서 이야기를 나누며 외국어를 연습할수 있답니다. ▶️어떤 사람들이 참여하나요? 👉보통 30%정도의 외국인과 70%정도의 한국인이 참여하고 있습니다. 연령대는 20대에서 35세 정도이며 보통 젊은 영어교수 및 강사, 여행객 그리고 학생들입니다. ▶️어떻게 참석하죠? 👉시간과 장소에 맞추어서 와주시면 됩니다. 만약 추가 상세정보(지도, 스케줄 등)를 받아보고 싶으시다면 이곳을 클릭해주세요. 조금 늦으시는건 문제되지 않습니다. 혼자오셔도 좋고 친구와 함께오시면 더 좋습니다. ▶️오시는길은요? 👉장소 : GSM테라스강남(영흥빌딩 6층) 👉주소 : 강남구 논현동[masked]번지 6층 👉지도 : http://goo.gl/bsWq6v Video Directions: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1734183703259548/ 참여전에 더 궁금한점이 남으셨다면 아래 카톡으로 문의해주세요. 모임에서 만나요^^ *문의카톡 : jungho1664

Gangnam, Language and Culture Exchange [WEDNESDAY]

🇰🇷[한국어 설명은 아래 있어요] ▶️What is this? This is a language exchange in Gangnam from 7 - 11PM! The whole cafe is only for our meet up. The purpose of this language exchange is to meet new people, and practice your language! To get maps, schedules, details register here: www.globalseoulmates.com/meet-up-registration *카톡 플러스친구 친추 해주세요 : 친구검색 - GSMenglish검색 - 친구추가 http://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates 👉If you are interested in Korean study before the language study, click here: http://goo.gl/qhTMhs ▶️How many people attend? The ‘RSVP’ number on this page is not always accurate. Here is our schedule with the average number of people that join: ⭐️Mon Language Exchange: 25 - 35 people ☀️Tues Language Exchange: 25 - 35 ⭐️Wed Language Exchange: 30 - 50 ☀️Thur Language Exchange: 50 - 70 ⭐️Fri International Pub Party: 100 - 150 ☀️Sat Language Exchange: 50 - 80 ⭐️Sat International Pub Party: 100 - 150 ☀️Sun Language Exchange: 30 - 50 ⭐️Sun Wine and Cheese meet up: 30 - 50 Full schedule: http://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/events ▶️What kind of people join? About 30% foreigners and 70% Koreans. People are between 20 and 35 years old. We get a lot of young working professionals, teachers, travellers and students. ▶️What is the system? Pay an entrance of 10,000won and get: 🍷🍹Two drinks 🃏One rotation card 🕘Four hour Language exchange Choose from coffee, latte, tea, juice, beer, cocktails, soju and more. The 🃏rotation card assigns you a seat and balances the gender, language level and foreigners at each table. The rotation card also has conversation questions and lottery numbers written on them. Every hour we rotate everyone to a different table and do a lottery prize draw. Prizes include free drinks, snacks and other special coupons, event tickets and cosmetic gifts. ▶️How can I join? Just come at the right time 👍 We can email you details here: http://goo.gl/3xD5AW 👉Coming late, early, alone or with friends is OKAY! ▶️How do I get there? 👉Location name: GSM Terrace Gangnam (6th Floor) 👉Address: Nonhyeondong[masked] Floor 👉Map: http://goo.gl/bsWq6v Video Directions: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1734183703259548/ Any more questions? Register: http://goo.gl/3xD5AW Kakao Talk ID English - Rufio1 🇰🇷[한국어 설명] ▶️어떤 모임이죠? 👉모임은 강남에서 매일 저녁 7시~11시에 개최되고 있는 언어교환 모임이에요. 카페 전체가 모임을 위한 ‘전용 공간’이랍니다. 언어교환의 목적은 다양한 국적의 새로운 친구를 만들고 외국어를 연습하는 것이에요. 아래 상세 내용을 읽어보시고 여전히 궁금한점이 남아 있다면 링크를 클릭하여 신청서를 작성해주시면 이메일을 받아보실수 있어요. http://goo.gl/3xD5AW ▶️어느 정도의 인원이 참여하나요? 👉해당 페이지에서 '참석' 버튼을 누르신 숫자로는 정확히 파악이 어렵습니다. 요일별로 참여 인원의 변동이 있습니다. 평균적으로 참여하고 있는 인원수를 아래에서 확인해주세요. 월요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 25~35명 화요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 25~35명 수요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 30~50명 목요일 강남 언어교환 모임 : 50~70명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/561 금요일 인터내셔널 펍파티 : 100~150명 토요일 인터내셔널 펍파티 : 100~150명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/564 토요일 언어교환 모임 : 50~80명 일요일 언어교환 모임 : 30~50명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/563 일요일 와인&치즈 모임 : 30~50명 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/565 자주하시는 질문 클릭! 👉http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/559 ▶️프로그램은요? 👉모임 참여비는 1만원입니다. 👉포함 내역 🍷🍹2잔의 프리드링크 🃏자리 바꾸기 카드 🕘4시간의 언어교환 모임 👉2잔의 프리드링크는 커피, 라떼, 차, 쥬스, 맥주, 칵테일, 소주등 모든 음료중에 자유롭게 2잔 선택이 가능합니다. 자리바꾸기 카드는 성별, 언어별, 국적별 비율을 맞추어 나누는데 사용됩니다. 자리바꾸기 카드에는 아이스브레이킹을 할수 있는 질문들과 1시간에 한번씩 진행되는 경품추첨 번호가 있으니까 꼭 킵해주세요. 경품에는 때에 따라 다르지만 함께 나누어 먹을수 있는 스낵과 주류, 혹은 코스메틱 상품권, 인터내셔널 파티 티켓 등이 있답니다. 테이블별로는 자율 회화를 나누어볼 수도 있고 혹은 자리바꾸기 카드에 있는 질문들을 활용해서 이야기를 나누며 외국어를 연습할수 있답니다. ▶️어떤 사람들이 참여하나요? 👉보통 30%정도의 외국인과 70%정도의 한국인이 참여하고 있습니다. 연령대는 20대에서 35세 정도이며 보통 젊은 영어교수 및 강사, 여행객 그리고 학생들입니다. ▶️어떻게 참석하죠? 👉시간과 장소에 맞추어서 와주시면 됩니다. 만약 추가 상세정보(지도, 스케줄 등)를 받아보고 싶으시다면 이곳을 클릭해주세요. 조금 늦으시는건 문제되지 않습니다. 혼자오셔도 좋고 친구와 함께오시면 더 좋습니다. ▶️오시는길은요? 👉장소 : GSM테라스강남(영흥빌딩 6층) 👉주소 : 강남구 논현동[masked]번지 6층 👉지도 : http://goo.gl/bsWq6v Video Directions: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1734183703259548/ 참여전에 더 궁금한점이 남으셨다면 아래 카톡으로 문의해주세요. 모임에서 만나요^^ *문의카톡 : jungho1664

Wed Gangnam Japanese Language Meetup - 수요일 강남 일본어회화 모임

To get maps, schedules, details register here: www.globalseoulmates.com/meet-up-registration *카톡 플러스친구 친추 해주세요 : 친구검색 - GSMenglish검색 - 친구추가 <日本語の集まり> 한국어 설명은 아래 있어요. 日程 : 毎週 水曜日の夜7時 場所 : GSMテラス (江南区論峴洞166番) 内容 : 日本人と韓国人が集まってお互い言語を交流する集まり 参加費 : 一万ウォン (飲み物 : 珈琲 ☕️あるいはビール🍺2杯 提供) 参加人数 : 約20~40人 特徴 : 1. 言語交換 2. 日本語を学びたい韓国人 3. 韓国語を学びたい日本人 4. 集まってお互いに肯定的な雰囲気のネットワーキング 5. 日本を勉強したが日本語の実力が落ちてある方 6. お気軽く来て友達を作りたい方 7. 気楽に来て楽しい韓日交流会を作って見ませんか? お問い合わせ : カカオトーク(junho1664) <일본어회화 모임> 일정 : 매주 수요일 저녁 7시 장소 : 강남구 논현동 166번지 GSM테라스 내용 : 일본어를 사랑하는 모든분들, 일본 유학을 다녀오신분들, 갈 예정이신분들, 일본인 친구를 사귀고 싶으신분들, 한국에서 유학 혹은 워홀 생활을 하고 계신 일본인분들 편하게 조인해주세요. 한일교류회에서 언어 뿐만 아니라 좋은 정보 교류해요. 물론 좋은 친구들도 사귀구요. 문의카톡 : jungho1664 Location name: GSM Terrace (6th Floor) Address: 논현동[masked], 6Floor Map: http://goo.gl/bsWq6v Walk out of sinnonhyeon exit 3. Turn around 180 degrees. Walk straight on the main road for about 2 minutes. Turn right on the third street right beside ABC Mart. After turning right, walk straight. At the crossroad, on the right, there is "JUICY". GSM TERRACE is on the 6th floor. Elevator around the building left of “JUICY". You should see this building.

Learn Korean with Native Teachers! - GSM Korean Gym

👉Take 15 seconds and register here: https://globalseoulmates.com/rsvp We need to prepare for you 😃 👉If you don’t know your level, we have a 2minute level quiz here: https://globalseoulmates.com/korean-quiz/ 🔵CONCEPT: Korean Gym-like training ▶️LEVEL: Everything. Korean Alphabet to Advance News articles ▶️TEXTBOOK: Talk To Me in Korean Textbooks (provided) ▶️TEACHERS: Korean Natives who are like your Personal trainer ▶️INCLUSIONS: 1 hour Korean, 2 drinks, 3 hour language exchange ▶️PRICE: 10,000won drop in ▶️MEMBERSHIP: 1month, 80,000won includes 8 lessons + textbook ▶️REGISTRATION: 👉Level testing quiz: http://www.globalseoulmates.com/korean-quiz 👉More details: http://www.globalseoulmates.com/koreangym 🔵GSM Terrace, Gangnam ▶️Time: Everyday except Friday. M,T,W,Th, 7:00 - 8:30pm, S, Su 2:00 - 3:00 ▶️Address: Nonhyeon-Dong[masked] Floor (논현동[masked]층) 🔴이 모이은 한국어를 배운 외국인만 참여할 수 있습니다. 한국어를 가르치고싶은 한국 분은 링크를 클릭하고 신청해주세요: http://cafe.naver.com/globalmates/392 🔵HOW TO GET TO GSM TERRACE: Search “GSM Terrace” in google maps or hit this link: http://naver.me/x2ikeCZa Walk out of sinnonhyeon exit 3. Turn around 180 degrees. Walk straight on the main road for about 2 minutes. Turn right on the third street. After turning right, walk straight. At the crossroad, on the right, there is "JUICY". GSM TERRACE is on 6floor. Follow this video: https://www.facebook.com/globalseoulmates/videos/1734183703259548/ Follow this map: 🔵DESCRIPTION OF THE CLASS We call this class The Korean Gym, because it’s more about training Korean than studying Korean. The teachers are more like Personal trainers than lecturers. You don’t need any prior Korean to join this class. Anyone can join. We have levels ranging from Korean alphabet to advanced News articles. Your job is to show up, read the opening paragraph of the lesson, and then follow the teacher who will take you through guided quizzing and drills. Your job is also to ask questions and be a pro-active Korean learner! To make the process much smoother, you can register here: http://www.globalseoulmates.com/koreangym. Following the Korean Gym, we offer a language exchange where 30 - 100 people (depending on the day of the week) will socialize over drinks in Korean and English. This language exchange is included in the Korean gym price. (10,000won drop-in). Click below to register for the day, and the level you want to participate in. Click the ‘more details’ link to learn more about our Korean Gym, Global Seoul Mates and what we’re all about! 👉More details and Registration Link: http://www.globalseoulmates.com/koreangym 👉Take your level quiz here: http://www.globalseoulmates.com/korean-quiz

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