Programs


Program Format

We are currently offering language exchange programs online through Zoom.

Programs are 8 weeks long, with weekly video meetings of 90 minutes.

All programs are free.

Each program has two facilitators and a maximum of 12 participants including the facilitators. You spend time with your partner and with the group.

You can find more information about our organization and programs here.


Spring 2021 Programs (Online)

Registration: Registration for our Spring 2021 programs has now closed. Join our mailing list for updates on our future programs.

Programs: Feb 16th - Apr 10th 2020

Eligibility: Our spring programs are open to anyone currently living in British Columbia.

Format: Weekly meetings will take place online via Zoom video conferencing software. To participate in this program, you will need access to a digital device (e.g., laptop, tablet, smartphone) and a reliable internet connection.

Please Note: Registration does not guarantee that we will be able to find you a partner and depends on the availability of matches. We will contact you before the program starts, to tell you if you have a partner. We do our best to match as many people as possible.

Time slots:

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm (16 Feb - 6 Apr)

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30pm (17 Feb - 7 Apr)

Saturdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm (20 Feb - 10 Apr)

 

Past Programs 

Fall 2020

Online – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

Summer 2020

Online – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

Spring 2020

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House (Sunrise-Hastings) – Thursdays

Collingwood Neighbourhood House (East Van) – Wednesdays

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House (Mount Pleasant) – Mondays

Gordon Neighbourhood House (West End) – Mondays

Women's Language Exchange at Ajyal Centre (Chinatown) – Sundays 

James Bay Community Centre (Victoria, BC) – Saturday

Fall 2018

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House (Sunrise-Hastings) – Thursdays

Oakridge Vancouver Public Library (South Van) – Mondays

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House (Mount Pleasant) – Saturdays

Gordon Neighbourhood House (West End) – Wednesdays 

Women's Language Exchange at Ajyal Centre (Chinatown) – Sundays 

Capilano Library Branch (North Van) – Saturdays 

Spring 2018

Gordon Neighbourhood House: Wednesdays 

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House: Saturdays

Women’s Language Exchange at Masjid Omar Al-Farooq: Sundays

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House: Saturdays

Mixed Language Exchange at Oakridge VPL: Mondays

Fall 2017

Mixed Language Exchange at Oakridge VPL: Mondays

Mixed Language Exchange at Strathcona VPL: Wednesdays

Mixed Language Exchange at Gordon Neighbourhood House: Thursdays

Women’s Language Exchange at Masjid Omar Al-Farooq: Sundays

Summer 2017

Mixed Language Exchange at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

Spring 2017

Arabic-English Language Exchange for Women at Ajyal Centre (Tuesdays)

Arabic-English Language Exchange for Women at Ajyal Centre (Sundays)

Mixed Language Exchange at Gordon Neighbourhood House

Mixed Language Exchange at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House 

Fall 2016

Arabic-English Language Exchange for Women

Arabic-English Language Exchange for Men

Turkish-English Language Exchange Mixed

Spring 2016

Arabic-English Language Exchange for Women