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German Conversation Group Zürich
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City/Town: Zürich
Event Type: Coffee/Chat
Meeting Point: Stall 6, Gessnerallee 8, 8001 Zürich

Let's meet for some conversation in German.
All levels welcome, some german practice is an advantage.
We will have at least one native german/swiss german speaker.
Bring pen and paper.

PLEASE TRY TO SUBSCRIBE BY TUESDAY AS WE HAVE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS AT THE PLACE.

EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 6.30PM.

Location:
Stall 6
Gessnerallee 8
8001 Zürich

5 minutes walk from Zürich Central Station.
Please RSVP and you will get some more contact information.
Usually we stay at the far right corner after the bar.

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Can you attend even if your German is at a very basic level? This group sounds fab. Thanks!
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Yes, all levels are welcome
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Hi,
Is the get together on for next Wednesday ? I would like to put my hand up.
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Hi, can I come from next Wednesday, 8th of May? It seems a good idea this conversation group.
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I'm looking forward to joining the group next week. I volunteer to bring some cake for HelenT's birthday.
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Hi all, I will not be there on the 8th of may as I'm on holidays(Yeah). MariaMaria will host this meetup. I wish you all a good time.
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Hi there, who will join on the 15th may? Im a first timer who would like to improve my german and get to know people in Zuri. Looking forward
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Hi there, who will join on the 15th may? Im a first timer who would like to improve my german and get to know people in Zuri. Looking forward
Hi, I will be there on Wednesday. Last week was my first time attending the group. I arrived a bit late, so most people had already moved on to speaking English by then. I did meet some nice folks, and I'm looking forward to meeting up again.
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Hi! I have been looking for a group like this in Zurich. Is it not too late to register for today's meeting?
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Im unfortunately unable to make it today - Next week it is..
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It's the same by me, I try to get there tomorrow, see you guys and thanks for the opportunity!
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Hello everyone,

will there be a German conversation session on Wed 24.7? I would like to drop by. Can someone please confirm?

Many thanks.
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Hi, not sure if this has been asked, but what time do you all usually stay until? I take my German course every Wednesday evening in Zurich from 6pm-730pm, so this would be perfect for me to practice a bit after my class.
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Mailand: There are meetings every Wednesday, people just (spontaneously) arrive after work or whatever, so you'll always find a bunch of us practicing our German, socializing and drinking beer

JonSnow: Officially we speak "only" German until 8.30pm, but that is up to everyone's preference. Personally I change to English or Spanish as soon as it turns 8:30pm ( 2 and a half hours of german are more than enough )

Some 10 people usually stays until 11pm or midnight, specially now that the day light last longer.

Feel free to join us whenever
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Hey, new guy here. I've read through the thread a bit and didn't see an exact answer to my question but excuse me if it's being asked/answered...

How formal is this group? I saw mention of bringing pen/paper and time limits for "German only" periods and having set topics of discussion? Is it like that still or... maybe more like a Stammtisch type of thing? I have a fair understanding of German but my conversational abilities are a bit slack.
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Hey, new guy here. I've read through the thread a bit and didn't see an exact answer to my question but excuse me if it's being asked/answered...

How formal is this group? I saw mention of bringing pen/paper and time limits for "German only" periods and having set topics of discussion? Is it like that still or... maybe more like a Stammtisch type of thing? I have a fair understanding of German but my conversational abilities are a bit slack.
I've only been once or twice, but it seemed more a stammtisch type of affair, very relaxed. There are some nice people who go. And Prof T goes as well
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Hey, new guy here. I've read through the thread a bit and didn't see an exact answer to my question but excuse me if it's being asked/answered...

How formal is this group? I saw mention of bringing pen/paper and time limits for "German only" periods and having set topics of discussion? Is it like that still or... maybe more like a Stammtisch type of thing? I have a fair understanding of German but my conversational abilities are a bit slack.
As we normall have 15 to 40 people attending it's not possible to work on topics. It's laid back, chat in German and have a few beers....
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Thanks. I think I will then join in soon.
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As we normall have 15 to 40 people attending it's not possible to work on topics. It's laid back, chat in German and have a few beers....
Does that mean most people do not register as a `yes`? - I only ask because there are only 4 today . . . .including you. Looking forward to it anyway
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Does that mean most people do not register as a `yes`? - I only ask because there are only 4 today . . . .including you. Looking forward to it anyway
That's right, most people don't RSVP before showing up. Subscribing to the event gives the organizer a better idea of how many people might show up.

I will be standing in for the prof as host this evening. I look forward to welcoming you to the group.
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