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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.


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.


https://www.stall6.ch/programm/detai...-stall-6-4598/
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Hi ... I am new to the forum, my level is Intermediate ..... Do I register interest to come along or do I just turn up ?
If you just can register that would be good. So I can at least see about how many people will attend. You will also get some contact information on Tuesday or Wednesday before the meeting.
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This last two years I met more people then the ten years before and made many good friends of which some already went back to their home country.
I really enjoy leading this group as it's like a little holiday every wednesday evening.
Thank you, prof.T, and all others who make the conversation group special and a very, very welcome weekly appointment. I really look forward to Wednesdays, and as you know, only "the Russians" can prevent me from coming - everyone else (boss, friends, OH) knows that Wednesday at 7-ish is German conversation group time for me!!!

Thanks to you, I have already improved a lot (although my German is still awful, but that's entirely my own fault) and most of all I have met you all great people, who have made my experience in Switzerland a much better one.

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...and great "after partys"


Which reminds me...we need to go out soon. It's been way too cold and unpleasant lately.
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Old 09.02.2012, 15:26
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We are now also on FB!
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Federica, we must meet up this weekend, am going to Paris for two months on Sunday, so ring me up if feel like a night out
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Sorry I didn't make it tonight Got snowed under with work (not with snow...). Boo hiss. Won't be around for a few weeks now as I'm in Germany next week, then on holidays and then away in Holland
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Sorry I didn't make it tonight Got snowed under with work (not with snow...). Boo hiss. Won't be around for a few weeks now as I'm in Germany next week, then on holidays and then away in Holland
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Oh no, snowed under with work
We will miss you LouisaB!!!!!! (Are you the smiley on the right or left? lol)
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Hi there

I just saw this. Are you going to meet again for German conversation? I'd really like to come along

Thanks!
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I just saw this. Are you going to meet again for German conversation? I'd really like to come along

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Hi, yes we will meet tonight at stall6 from 6.30pm.
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Today (Feb 22nd) we will have to end the session at 8pm!
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

I apologize..I am only reading this today Wednesday. I am too late to participate this evening but future gatherings are of interest to me. I am looking to learn Swiss German and German as well .
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Never thought I'd be so busy on Wednesdays, but I'm going to miss this again

Should be back soon.
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argh. missed my train. may get there only at 8pm. is there a follow-up location?
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I'll be there on Wednesday - the bullet is well and truly bitten! Looking forward to meeting you all
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Hello everybody,
today I couldn't come because I have my last lesson
at Migros KlubSchule (level A1!), but I'd like to join
starting next time.
I'm interested in High German for now only (just
that it's already complicated!).
I can have only simple conversations in German,
is that ok?
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Hello everybody,
today I couldn't come because I have my last lesson
at Migros KlubSchule (level A1!), but I'd like to join
starting next time.
I'm interested in High German for now only (just
that it's already complicated!).
I can have only simple conversations in German,
is that ok?
Tiz
Titius, I first joined while in the A1 class. I am now completing the A2 level, I understand a fair bit, but can, like you, only have basic conversations in German and mostly about daily life. I have found that it is no problem, as there are many levels in the group, but I will admit that at the beginning I was mostly listening (which is ok also), now I try to talk more.

I must say, a huge part of the improvements in my spoken German happened because of this group
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on my way with the cantonese conversation group.

btw, anyone want food later? i'm starving.
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

It is just me or beer helps understanding and being more fluent in German?!
Maybe it's because they sell German beer at the counter.
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

I'll leave the following here, might be a good conversation subject for Wednessay...

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A lesson in German capitalisation

Die Spinnen!
= The spiders!
Die spinnen!
= They are crazy!

Er hatte liebe Genossen.
= He had kind companions.
Er hatte Liebe genossen.
= He had enjoyed love.

Sich brüsten und Anderem zuwenden.
= to gloat and turn towards other things

Sich Brüsten und Anderem zuwenden.
= to turn towards breasts and other things

Sie konnte geschickt Blasen und Glieder behandeln.
= She was adept at treating blisters and limbs.
Sie konnte geschickt blasen und Glieder behandeln.
= She was adept at giving blowjobs and handling members.

Der Gefangene floh.
= The prisoner escaped.
Der gefangene Floh.
= The imprisoned flea

Helft den armen Vögeln.
= Help the poor birds.
Helft den Armen vögeln.
= Help poor people with sex.

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