The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #28 July / August 2017
Mark Your Calendar
by Erik Zidowecki
July / August 2017 | 
Mark Your Calendar
Montreal Language Festival

August 25 – 27, 2017
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

The Montreal Language Festival, or "LangFest" for short, is North America’s premier celebration and conference for language learners and enthusiasts of all levels. LangFest 2017 will take place at Concordia University’s downtown campus in beautiful, eclectic, multilingual Montreal, Quebec.

LangFest attendees learn from and gain access to world-class language gurus, entrepreneurs, educators and industry professionals. You will be introduced to cutting edge tools, techniques and technologies to inform and inspire how you learn and use languages or teach them to others.

For more information and tickets visit

Polyglot Conference

October 27 – October 29, 2017
Reykjavík, Iceland

The 5th annual Polyglot Conference is taking place in Reykjavík, Iceland on 27th-29th October 2017! Whether you're learning your 1st foreign language or your 21st, the Polyglot Conference is open to anyone and everyone who loves languages.

The themes of the conference will celebrate the languages, literatures and cultures of the North, highlight the pressures of globalisation on smaller and indigenous languages, explore the possible relationship between multilingualism and autism, and once again be the platform for all current issues related to polyglottery and multilingualism.

For more information and tickets visit

Language Show London

13-15 October 2017
Business Design Centre, London, UK

Language Show is the must-attend event for anyone with a passion for languages.

Attend three inspirational days packed with educational seminars, language classes, live forums and cultural performances in an incredible celebration of languages.

At the show you'll be able to meet thousands of fellow language teachers, learners, linguists, translators, interpreters and job seekers who love languages as much as you.

The event is free to attend!

For more information and registering visit

Mark Your Calendar
Writer: Erik Zidowecki

All images are Copyright - CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Share Alike) by their respective owners, except for Petey, which is Public Domain (PD) or unless otherwise noted.


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