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Learning English? Come and practice your English and learn something new! Small group format featuring word games, quizzes, puzzles, exercises, and other fun activities. A chance to relax, unwind, enjoy a cup of coffee, make some new friends, and improve your language skills!

Already speak English? This group is a great opportunity to meet interesting people from all over the world and enjoy a cultural exchange! If you speak English fluently, contact us about being a volunteer who helps get conversation going in the small groups and answers questions. Volunteers will be appreciated and do not have to pay meetup fees.

To everyone: please RSVP if you can join us. See you there!

As an English language specialist Maida Haltrecht is passionate about helping immigrants to improve their English speaking and grammar skills while helping them get acclimated to Canadian customs. She enjoys meeting and talking with people from other countries and loves to learn about their cultures while working with them.

Maida is a certified teacher and has been helping others better their English since 2002. In 2013 she spent a week in Spain as a volunteer English teacher to guide the residents in perfecting their English-speaking skills. This was done through one on one conversations, group discussions, games, and skits.

Are you looking for 1:1 help outside the meet-up? Maida is available for private sessions and classes where you’ll receive more in depth guidance. These sessions can include:

1) An opportunity to improve your conversational English and learn more grammar in a private setting.

2) Proofreading of documents or websites you’ve written.

3) Trips to places you’d like to familiarize yourself with, carrying on English conversation.

For more information please go to her website http://www.yourhelpfulassistant.com

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