Seuls les candidats retenus seront avertis du lieu et de l'heure précise de l'évènement.Sur place, un grand nombre de célibataires de caractéristiques proches (âges, catégories socioprofessionnelles, revenus, etc.) sont mis en rapport par deux, autour d'une table et éventuellement devant un verre selon une durée prédéterminée (typiquement sept rendez-vous de sept minutes chacun).
Also, this story involves complete strangers, and therefore, is unlikely to come back to haunt me.In column 1, you wrote the number of the guy you're dating, in column 2 his name, and in column 3, what you ranked him on scale from "Maybe, let's have one more drink" to "Never in a million years" (no joke, it said that on the scale).After mingling at the bar for a bit, we all sat down at a long table, where there was an empty chair next to each woman.Brainchild of Nicolas Saurel and Steven Annonziata, two childhood friends from France who studied in the UK, Franglish offers the opportunity to practice both languages in a laid-back environment. For 10 euros, you get entrance into the event, a drink, and (at least) 2 hours of bilingual conversation (people seem to linger). You’re assigned a table in the beginning, and depending on how they organize it, you either stay put after the 14 minutes or move to another table.The idea, of course, is not to mix the two in the same sentence, as I often do. Curious as to whether this was a straightforward language exchange or some form of bilingual speed dating, I made my way to L’Autre Cafe in the 11th where Franglish holds its Sunday events. (The first time it was the Francophones who switched each time.