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MANY ACTIVITIES & FESTIVALS IN TORONTO SUMMER--JOIN US, EXPLORE THE CITY TOGETHER, MAKE FRIENDS, HAVE FUN & ENJOY LIFE !
**Be part of this friendly & resourceful global community with 40,000 members worldwide--One of the largest Asian networks in the world--being deployed globally & growing strong**
ASIAN FRIENDS & INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS
You do not need to have any Asian ethnic background to be part of this group--Everyone is welcome!!
This is a community where you get to meet friends from various cultural backgrounds and all walks of life, in a safe and FREE environment--free of charge and with freedom!!
* The "ASIAN FRIENDS Network" is expanding to ASIA & rest of the WORLD !
Have friends, welcoming parties, or assistance (for FREE) during your trip in Asia & other cities
• If you are a member of this group and like to have a welcoming meetup for you while visiting the following cities, let me know and I'll facilitate one for you for free.
20 and 30 somethings in Shanghai (3,500+ friends, #1 meetup in Shanghai & China) (http://www.meetup.com/Shanghai-Friend/)
Tokyo Friends (http://www.meetup.com/Tokyo-Friends/)
Seoul International Meetup
Singapore International Meetup
Hong Kong Friends (5,000+ members) (http://www.meetup.com/HongKong-International/)
Taipei Business & Social Network (3,500+ friends) (http://www.meetup.com/HongKong-International/)
Beijing Business & Social Network (2,000+ friends, #1 meetup in Beijing) (http://www.meetup.com/Beijing-Meetup/)
Shanghai Business & Social Network (2,900 friends) (http://www.meetup.com/Shanghai-Entrepreneurs/)
Asian Friends & International Friends @ New York, LA, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, Paris, London, Sydney, Thailand...
More cities to come. Stay tuned~~
* We are Not-for-Profit and not affiliated/associated with any (private) English schools, immigration companies, or travel agencies.
Our groups in language exchange have grown considerably and it's time for us to specialize them further regarding the events and service provided. For this one, I will continue with all the free language exchange service as well as some English learning related events, but will be providing more activities, festivals, parties, and social events for Asian & international friends. There will be quite a few world-culture festivals during the summer in Toronto so don't miss out!
Events hosted by me and most other collaborating organizers will continue to be free. (If there are good events where other hosts charge a minimal fee (e.g., $5-10), I may permit their posting or promotions here to add variety and options or as sharing of information/opportunities to this group.)
Hopefully you can stay with this group and keep the links with friends you meet here. You do NOT need to be of Asian origin to be a group member here. Local Torontonians and international friends/visitors are more than welcome to join us. As long as you are interested in attending some of the events posted here, you would be welcome to stick around. (OK to make your decision later.) In fact I would like this group to be able to reach out to all other international/ethnic communities and connect to the mainstream community. (And thus the original "international language exchange" group provides a good foundation for that...)
If you like to join language-related meetups, Toronto Language Exchange (http://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Language-Exchange/) will be one of the best choices around:
Toronto Language Exchange (4,300 friends) (http://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Language-Exchange/)
• Other recommended groups in Toronto:
Study English in Canada (5,000+ friends)
20 & 30 somethings in Toronto: 3,400 Torontonians & international friends
Global Friends (5,000+ members @ Toronto) (http://www.meetup.com/WorldCultures/)
TORONTO NEWCOMERS (4,000+ friends, #1 @ Canada) (http://www.meetup.com/Canada-Newcomers/)
A nice meetup group in Korea: http://www.meetup.com/volunteers/
*BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE* Memberships and events will be always FREE for these groups (i.e., no cover, meetup charges, service fees from organizers etc.)
Welcome to join some/all of the aforementioned groups to continue receiving our free serves, stay connected to your friends, and contribute to the Toronto international community by simply participating and be friendly and upbeat;)
FYI: I am moving the original "ILX" group name to another city in Europe as part of an effort to establish a chain of free language exchange service & "international friends" communities globally.
International Language Exchange (ILX)
Exchange of Languages, Cultures, Connections, Expertise, Friendships & Information @ the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
Want to practice your English for free? Meet people from countries all over the world? Learn a little bit of EVERY LANGUAGE for free (in preparation of your dreamed world tour)? Get various info/assistance or attend activities of interests in Toronto? Understand the diverse cultures of the international community?
Let's build a friendly community of international flavor where you get to make friends all over the world, have fun and establish friendship in a safe and rewarding environment, and learn/practice English and other languages for free while enjoying it.
All levels of proficiency are welcome! Have fun and learn in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are a native or advanced English speaker, welcome to join us, make friends, and help out! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!
Events and free classes to be offered in North York and Downtown Toronto.