Language Connection Australia http://www.languageconnection.org.au is a nonprofit organisation that empowers language learners to improve their proficiency, make new friends and engage with the community. Fri, 19 May 2017 09:12:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.10 LC 2016/17 End of Year Break http://www.languageconnection.org.au/lc-201617-end-year-break/ Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:05:48 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782558 Hi everyone! Language Connection is going on break from the 17th of December 2016, until we resume again on the 14th of January 2017. It’s been a full year! Thanks to everyone for your support and especially to our inimitable language learners for making Language Connection the fun, supportive and fruitful community it is. We
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Language Connection Starts up in Sydney! http://www.languageconnection.org.au/language-connection-starts-sydney/ Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:55:57 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782552 Big news! (How big, you ask? Well. BIG, in capital letters!) Language Connection is proud to announce the Language Connection Sydney exchange! Yes that’s right! LC has started up in Sydney for language learners in New South Wales. You can RSVP for LC Sydney events on the LC Sydney Meetup page. Events are held fortnightly at
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Language Connection Tanabata 2016 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/language-connection-tanabata-2016/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:49:43 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782538 The next of LC’s Quarterly Cultural Festival Series brings Japanese Valentine’s Day: Tanabata – 七夕 LC Tanabata Festival Saturday 9th of July | 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm Multicultural Hub | 506 Elizabeth Street CBD FREE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ——————– Join Language Connection to celebrate re-unions and new friendships, with festival games, performances and free food for
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Language Connection Jinju – Language Exchange in Korea http://www.languageconnection.org.au/language-connection-jinju/ Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:07:50 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782495 Did you know Language Connection has a language exchange in Korea? Language Connection Jinju was founded by a former LC Melbourne participant when he returned to Jinju, a small city in the south of Korea. It’s the same friendly LC you know well, so if you’re ever passing through Jinju, then you’ve got a friendly
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Squeezing in More Japanese with Meltomo http://www.languageconnection.org.au/squeezing-in-more-japanese-with-meltomo/ Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:52:45 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782491 The Language Connection team have been super stoked to get along to a number of the Meltomo events in Melbourne – starting with the Melbourne Uni nomikai (飲み会 or ‘drinking party’). The nomikai a keen crowd over a great night of chat and drinks, introducing a good group to the Japanese-Melbourne social circles in Melbourne’s unis and CBD.
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LC Christmas Break http://www.languageconnection.org.au/lc-christmas-break/ Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:54:27 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782485 Language Connection is going on Christmas Break! After our final exchange for the year, the Christmas Exchange on Saturday the 19th of December, Language Connection will go on a break until the 7th of January 2016. Wishing you all a safe and happy festive season, packing lots of language learning and quality time with friends
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Language Connection is extremely excited to announce our new partnership with Meltomo. http://www.languageconnection.org.au/language-connection-is-extremely-excited-to-announce-our-new-partnership-with-meltomo/ Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:24:53 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782426 Meltomo is a Melbourne based online platform that allows Japanese learners to connect and interact with native Japanese speakers. Meltomo provides a great opportunity for anyone who is interest in learning Japanese a quick and efficient way of improving his or her language skills by finding native Japanese speakers near you and connecting them with
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Welcoming our new partnership with Meld Magazine! http://www.languageconnection.org.au/welcoming-our-new-partnership-with-meld-magazine/ Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:59:59 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782421 We both share values on the importance of connecting people through language; and together we can grow to create better opportunities and build a stronger community. Meld Magazine is Australia’s international student news website, providing the latest information on issues, local events, lifestyle and entertainment. Being an independent not-for-profit news outlet based in Melbourne, Meld
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Behaviour and Grievance Policy 2015 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/behaviour-and-grievance-policy-2015/ Sat, 09 May 2015 08:43:14 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782396 Language Connection Australia Ltd. has a strict set of guidelines for the behaviour of participants and rules to allow everyone to enjoy a safe and welcoming environment. Please click the following link to read these guidelines: Behaviour and Grievance Policy 2015

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Study Blog March 2015 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/study-blog-march-2015/ Sat, 21 Mar 2015 05:34:57 +0000 http://www.languageconnection.org.au/?p=782372 The process of language learning often swings between the feelings of excitement and frustration. With time and effort put into learning new vocabulary, there is the bliss of using a word you have studied successfully in conversation. Often our language partners don’t even know! After studying Japanese for three months by myself, I remember sitting
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