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September 17: Coffee and Conversation in Berkeley

COFFEE and CONVERSATION comes to the East Bay

When: Saturday, September 17 at 10 a.m.

Where: 85 Degree Bakery/Cafe @ 21 Shattuck Avenue ,in downtown Berkeley (northeast corner of Shattuck and University – just a few minutes walk north from the Downtown Berkeley BART station) 92 more words


There's Not Even Anything Here For The Buzzards To Pick Clean

It was a desperate, confusing time. I’d hitched my wagon to a star, uprooted my life to chase my dreams back to my hometown. I had seen a shimmering (if rain-soaked) post-graduate school future of career fulfillment, … 1,317 more words


This Freelancer Walks Into a Bar and...

Here we are in the final week of summer and it is time to gently ease out of your summer torpor and take a few tentative steps toward ramping-up some business development skills—like networking, for example.  564 more words


Basic conversation

How do you uphold a conversation? Questions and listening is key. So what are some good conversation starters? Here’s a basic formula



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Conversation cards

About two years ago I won a pack of Fink cards. They are cards with conversation prompts on them. I thought it was a bit of a strange idea at first, after all who needs prompting to have a conversation with their kids? 131 more words


Netflix for Language Learning

Just like you can’t expect someone who’s never swam before to eventually figure it out by throwing them into a pool, you can’t expect to learn a new language just by exposure/submersion alone. 763 more words

Language Learning