Saturday, April 2, 2011

BARCELONA: LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

Barcelona is a vibrant city where visitors could find great quality services. One of them is Language Exchange. Following we describe different ways to find people interested in making contact with native speakers of a specific language.


1) Advertisement in Loquo


Publish an advertisement in Loquo giving details about your native language and the language that you are interested in practising. It’s completely free.

Loquo Logo


2) Joan Fuster library language exchange


You can take part in the language exchange organised by Joan Fuster Library, where a native will talk to you in Catalan or in Spanish for a half an hour. Afterwards, you will talk in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese and another languages you choose for half an hour too. This service is free. You only have to fill out the application form.

To get more information call to 93-368-45-64 o send an email to b.barcelona.jf@diba.cat
. It is also possible to ask for information at the library information desk of the Joan Fuster Library:

  • Address: Pl. Lesseps, 20-22.
  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10h to 21h.
  • Monday and Saturday from 10h to 14h and 16h to 21h.

3) Websites on Internet

Learning English using websites on Internet. A fantastic way to practise languages at home without spending money at all:


4) Escola Oficial d’Idiomes (Language School)

Escola Oficial d’Idiomes offers the Chance to take part in courses for learning different languages. The price is affordable around 200 euros pro year. This School has different buildings around Barcelona and the surrodings areas.

Following you can see the links of some of these schools where you could learn Spanish or other languages:



- Escola Oficial de Drassanes: It offers a lot of courses to learn different languages such as Catalan, Spanish, German, Greek, Chinese…
  • Address: Drassanes Avda. Drassanes, 14,
  • Phone: 933 249 330

- Escola oficial Vall Hebron: It offers a lot of courses to learn different languages such as Catalan, Spanish, German, French…
  • Address: Avinguda Jordà, 18,
  • Phone: 934 18 68 33/ 934 18 74 85
  • Email: info@eoibcnvh.org

www.conversationexchange.com

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