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Language Tandem Event
Posted March 7th, 2013 - 11:06 am by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
Sally Bowles café & bar in Schöneberg is hosting its first Language Exchange Event on Tuesday 19th March from 4 to 7 pm

In the café there are different tables where you can speak different languages. We put a flag of the country that the language is originally coming from on the table, which is a sign that if you decide to sit at this particular table you will be asked to speak the language that rules there. People sitting at a particular table decide on their own about the topic of conversations and also how long they plan to stay there, before they move to another table. The atmosphere is totally relaxed, non-formal and supportive. During our meetings we will have at least one native speaker at each table, which is very helpful as he or she can give some advice how to use the language, some expressions or phrases. It is also interesting to listen to native speakers, their accent, vocabulary and constructions of sentences that they use.

If you're trying to find a tandem partner we might just be the event you've been looking for!

Sally Bowles

Eisenacherstrasse 2, 10777 Berlin.

Ubahn: Nollendorfplatz

0175 5597977

Posted March 17th, 2013 - 10:48 pm from Prague, Czech Republic
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Posted March 18th, 2013 - 3:49 pm by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
yes it is happening. So far German and English are 100% sure. Depending on who else shows up we may have other tables!

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 6:02 pm by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
I will go and I would be interested to do a German-Spanish (mother tongue) tandem if anyone is interested. So Spanish can be included on the list ;)
See u tomorrow!

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 10:00 pm by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
Is this planned to be the first weekly Language Exchange meeting on Tuesday? Because I'd love to come, but it looks 50/50 for me this time. If you are staying there until 7 pm, I might join.
If there will be a meeting next week, I'm 100% in - with Latvian and Russian + willing to learn any other languages!

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 10:57 pm by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
I will be coming to Berlin on the 15th April for a loooooong period of time and would love to come to one of these meetings! Are they always on Tuesdays or the days vary?

Posted March 19th, 2013 - 6:55 am by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
Yes they will be every Tuesday. I am going to run them at different times as a try out and find out what time is best for everyone. This week we start at 4pm - 7pm maybe next week we can start at 5pm - 8pm. I will post everytime i host it:-)

Posted March 19th, 2013 - 6:55 am by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
Would be swell if you could make it. We will be hosting it until 7pm, maybe longer depending on the people:-)