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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.


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

EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 6.30PM.

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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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On March 23th we will be at the tables, left side after entrance. They have an exhibition and no place left in the rear part of the bar.
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Regarding the meeting on February 2nd we will try to read an interview and have a discussion about it.
Here's the article:

http://www.goethe.de/z/jetzt/dejzus80/dejzus80.htm

It is an interview with the founder of "The Body Shop", Anita Roddick.
I will have copies of the article to give out.
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I've just joined EF a couple of days ago and as I am very much into languages (I am not a teacher), I was wondering whether it would be of any good if I came to the meeting on April 6. My mother tongue is Swiss German. However, as I have no idea how this conversation group works I think it's also possible that you are all set and have no need for a "helping hand". That's also fine with me.
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Hi
I've just joined EF a couple of days ago and as I am very much into languages (I am not a teacher), I was wondering whether it would be of any good if I came to the meeting on April 6. My mother tongue is Swiss German. However, as I have no idea how this conversation group works I think it's also possible that you are all set and have no need for a "helping hand". That's also fine with me.
Hi moira,

as the group is pretty large in the moment (around 20-25 people) we would be grateful to have another helping hand. The concept is easy: We meet and stick to german for 2 hours, drinking beer or heissi Schoggi. I try to correct and help with questions. People will also help out each other. Relaxed and fun...

Hope to see you next week.
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Hi moira,

as the group is pretty large in the moment (around 20-25 people) we would be grateful to have another helping hand. The concept is easy: We meet and stick to german for 2 hours, drinking beer or heissi Schoggi. I try to correct and help with questions. People will also help out each other. Relaxed and fun...

Hope to see you next week.
Hi Prof. Taratonga

Thanks for your quick reply giving me some idea of how the group works. I'll be there a little earlier. I will read the text beforehand. See you on Wednesday and have a good weekend. moira
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Hi Prof. Taratonga

Thanks for your quick reply giving me some idea of how the group works. I'll be there a little earlier. I will read the text beforehand. See you on Wednesday and have a good weekend. moira
We will not have any texts anymore. That was an experiment a few weeks ago...no preparation needed.
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Quick reminder for tomorrows meeting. Please try to subscribe til Tuesday afternoon. Thanks
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

I might come this week. I already came once and enjoyed it.

As I am not the greatest at small talk I would prefer to have a subject to discuss...It seems like I missed the times where you did have a subject. How comes that has stopped? Wasn't it a success?
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Re: German Conversation Group Zürich

Having a set text to read was good, but as the group is pretty large these days it was a little tedious going round one by one and having everyone read a section; people spent most of the time sitting and listening. Potentially instructive, but not really the point of a conversation group. Having smaller groups isn't really a viable option either because there's normally a grand total of one or two native speakers to answer any questions.

With a set theme too, things invariably drifted quickly towards normal chat anyway, so I'd suggest that you simply come armed with something you'd like to talk about and slip it seamlessly into the conversation at an opportune moment.
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Reminder: Please try to RSVP til 5pm as we have to make reservations.
Last time 12 subscribed, 23 showed up....

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Watch out...we will maybe sit outside today, April 20th.
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I arrive in Zurich on Monday from Texas. I would love to join in this conversation group. See you this afternoon. Thanks! Elizabeth
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Monomix!! What in Switzerland are you talking about?? If any of that is true , you MUST come and have a couple of beers with us
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Yonathan,

next event will be next Wednesday ( same time, and possibly same place) hope you can make it! It's fun, and even possible to learn some german!!
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HelenT and Aussiebear,

we'll miss you 2 too Have fun in UK Helen!!!
Careful with those first class drinks Aussiebear

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Please subscribe till Tuesday afternoon as we have to reserve places.
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Hi, I have a couple of questions. Does the group meet every Wednesday? Is it necessary to reserve a place beforehand? Thanks. -S
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Hi sueznot,

yes, we meet every wednesda. Please RSVP yes or maybe in the first part of the thread so we know how many people will attend. I will send you some contact information.
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Am feeling de-motivated with my progress and the language. Apologies but I need to attend..
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Am feeling de-motivated with my progress and the language. Apologies but I need to attend..
Don`t worrie my German is really bad, and I confuse the group every week. so you will sound very good....see you there x
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Don`t worrie my German is really bad
Your English isn't that good either.
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