This year we will have a day dedicated to language learning called the Friday Language Learning Event in addition to the normal Polyglot Conference. This special day will run from 9am to 5pm for people interested in learning from language learning pros from the online language learning community. They will share their tried and tested techniques. They represent people learning for a wide variety of reasons and from a wide range of backgrounds, from introverts to extroverts.
We will open the Polyglot Conference on Friday 26th October with a welcome event from around 6pm.
Jessie Ann de Angelo will be entertaining us on the opening evening. She is a seasoned musician, singer and all round entertainer.
She is herself a polyglot, speaking Spanish, German, English, French, Portugese, Italian, Swedish ,Russian., Hebrew, Catalan, Hindi and Esperanto.
There will also be a number of workshops for you, as well as plenty of opportunity to practise your languages without our language exchange partner and facilitator iMU – International MeetUPs.
The Language Games Area with Assimil
Henri-Sébastien Erhard, author and creator of three multilingual board games published by Editions Assimil, will be there to bring fun language games to the Polyglot Conference this year! • Famililinguo (12 European languages + Esperanto)
- Latinolinguo (19 romance languages including Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Sicilian, Corsican, Catalan, etc .).
- Délirolinguo (12 languages including Hindi, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Turkish).
Henri-Sébastien will be there to welcome and guide you through to the rules of the game.
Join us in Ljubljana for lots of linguistic fun! Are you game?
The presentations with take place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October from between 9am-6pm approximately. You can learn a little about the speakers and the topics they will present below.
Check out the programme for the Polyglot Conference from Friday evening to Sunday with all the speakers’ slots and titles!