The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #31 January / February 2018
Mark Your Calendar
by Erik Zidowecki
January / February 2018 | 
Mark Your Calendar
Polyglot Gathering 2018

May 30 - June 3, 2018
Bratislava, Slovakia

The Polyglot Gathering is an informal event which takes places once a year and brings together polyglots (people who speak several languages) and language enthusiasts from all over the world. It is a five-day event with lectures, workshops and social activities for everyone who loves and enjoys languages.

If you think learning languages is a great leisure activity and you are learning new and new ones in your free time, where else will you find 400-500 people with this passion?

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Montreal Language Festival

August 21 - 26, 2018
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 2018

October 27 - 28, 2018
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Polyglot Conference is open to anyone and everyone who loves languages. The events are designed for anyone who loves language: teachers, interpreters, translators, students, scholars, language bloggers, linguists, writers and people who simply want to know more about languages.

You will meet other language enthusiasts, discuss new learning resources and techniques, learn about new linguistic research, speak in different languages to the many attendees from different parts of the world, and generally spend a weekend focusing on language in a way that most of us are unable to do in our normal lives.

For more information and tickets 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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