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Welcome polyglot Benny Lewis to Toronto!

Thursday July 24, 2014 – Thursday July 24, 2014 1950 The Queensway Map and Directions | Register Description: Benny Lewis, creator of fluentin3months.com and the world’s polyglot rock star, will be at Chapters in Etobicoke (Queensway location) on Thursday July

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World Cup of Languages Kickoff!

Kick off World Cup with Diskuto!

Thursday June 12, 2014 – Thursday June 12, 2014 273 Bloor St West Map and Directions | Register Description: This is a Contest to see how many languages you can speak, learn or teach in one sitting! Note: You can

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Movie Night – Italian: La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)

Sunday February 9, 2014 – Sunday February 9, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: The film starts at 7pm not 6:30pm – so meet at 6:45pm outside the TIFF Bell LIghtbox (King St and John St) A film by

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With a Little Help from Miss Lo: Pimsleur Mandarin (review)

My daily trip to China As I begin writing this blog post, the American narrator with a serious voice demands to know when it is exactly that my colleague at the Bank of China, Mr. Wong, ate his breakfast. “Pretend

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Learning Portuguese with Duolingo (Review)

4.5 out of 5 Diskuto bubbles

Every couple of weeks we hear about a new software, platform or community that claims to be the silver bullet for language learning. Most of these tools are interesting; many are promising, but few actually convince me to dive in

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: A Scandal in any Language

Rob Ford depicted in Taiwanese animation

Tracking Rob Ford coverage in international newspapers and foreign languages

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“LOL = Love of Languages” says TorontoLanguages.com blogger

Will your next words in a foreign language hold the secret to immortality? Apparently those who participate at our events act like they do—and that’s the best compliment we could hope for.

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Why?

The Golden Circle as described by Simon Sinek

We spend a lots of time discussing ‘what’ and ‘how’, but as Simon Sinek explains, we too often forget the importance of ‘why’.

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What Did You Do This Summer?

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It was a blast meeting people from all over the world on the streets and paths of Toronto and make meaningful connections with them, right there out in the fresh air.

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Meet the Language Polygamist

Sister Wives now on TLC

I used to be a serial languagizer; that’s a made-up term but this is a true story.

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