English Conversation Groups

Do you want to practice English?

Join our free English Conversation Groups to:

  • practice speaking English,
  • meet new friends, and
  • learn about the local community and culture. 

These informal discussions are a chance to discuss topics of interest to you in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.


Where and when

Virtual Sessions for 2021-22

Zoom Meeting
Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
For intermediate and advanced levels
To register, email: kgconversation@halifax.ca

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For all levels
To register, email: aginfodesk@halifax.ca

Tuesdays, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
For intermediate and advanced levels
To register, email: kgconversation@halifax.ca

Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
For intermediate and advanced levels
To register, email: centralconversation@halifax.ca

Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00 PM
For intermediate and advanced levels
To register, email: kgconversation@halifax.ca​

In-person Sessions for 2021-22

To keep everyone safe through social distancing, we encourage you to register for online sessions. Our in-person spots are reserved for newcomers without access to internet or technology.​

Central Library
Fridays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
For beginners
To register, call (902) 490-5700 or email centralconversation@halifax.ca

Keshen Goodman Public Library
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
For women only at intermediate and advanced levels
To register, call (902) 490-5738 or email kgconversation@halifax.ca

Woodlawn Public Library
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For all levels
To register, call (902) 490-2636 or email converse@halifax.ca

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Sign up

English Conversation Group sessions are free and open to adult (ages 18+) residents of Nova Scotia. Please sign up in advance by completing our application form.

Register Now!


Volunteers needed

We are always looking for experienced volunteer facilitators for our English Conversation Groups. Learn more about volunteering with this program.

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