Are you a native English speaker? Do you enjoy meeting new people, especially those not from the UK? Maybe you’re learning a new language and want to practise it with a native speaker? Is English your second language? Do you want to practise speaking English with native speakers? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Language and Culture Exchange is for you!  

How the event works… 

  1. Grab a drink from the bar and take a seat  
  2. Rules and instructions announced at 7.30pm 
  3. 1st half. You will speak to about 5 different people  
  4. Break time! Grab another drink from the bar  
  5. 2nd half. Informal chat in small groups
  6. The bar is open until 11pm so feel free to stick around and chat to your new friends! 

Each half has a different style: 

  • Speed Style – sitting face to face with another person and have approx. 5 minutes to chat before we move you round to meet someone new 
  • Stick to the informal seating area where you can chat and meet new people in groups 

In each case there will be conversation starters to help you strike up a conversation. There will also be volunteers on hand to make sure you are in the right place!  

What is the Language and Culture Exchange for? 

It’s to… 

  • Have fun  
  • Meet new people 
  • Perhaps practice a language you are learning  
  • Learn more about a different culture 

This event is run in partnership with English in Chester – a school in the city centre where students of all ages visit Chester to learn and improve their English. Students from the school attend this event so usually people from across the world are in attendance, as well as local residents.

Everyone is welcome to attend this event. If you have any questions please get in touch with nicola@storyhouse.com.

Certificate:

16+

Duration

Approx 90 mins

Time details

Arrive from 7pm to grab a drink and a name label
Event starts at 7.30pm

Upcoming events

Monday 30 January 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 27 March 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 24 April 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 29 May 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 26 June 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 31 July 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 28 August 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 25 September 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 30 October 7pm The Kitchen Book now
Monday 27 November 7pm The Kitchen Book now

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