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Language Conversation Practice Meetings

BCMS Conversation Hour - CREEES

Come and practice your Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and/or Serbian in a casual setting. Every other Tuesday (Jan 28, Feb 11 & 25, March 10 & 24, April 7 & 21), 4-5pm at Caffe Medici. 

Czech Conversation Group - Czechs Mix

Join the Czechs Mix to practice your speaking and listening skills, learn more about culture and grammar, and meet fellow students of Czech. Meetings happen every Friday alternating noon and 1pm at BUR 480, Fusion Room. Czechs Mix welcomes you there!

Faculty Contact : Dr. Christian Hilchey                                                                   
Contact Email  : hilchey@utexas.edu

Farsi Conversation Group - Farsi Fridays

Farsi Fridays will help you practice speaking and listening skills, learn more about culture and grammar, and you will meet other students of Farsi! Meets monthly at various locations - please email Mona Mostofi to find out when and where the next event is!

Contact : Mona Mostofi                                                                   
Contact Email  : mona.mostofi@utexas.edu

French Conversation Group - French Club & Café Français

The Undergraduate French Society welcomes all students of French for conversation practice with other students. Their meetings happen every Thursday from 5pm to 6pm in HRH 2.118. 

Also, Café Français, informal conversation practice event, takes place 2-3 times a semester. Date and location of these meetings are listed on the Department of French & Italian website, once they are set. Open to anyone who studies French. 

Faculty Contact : Dr. Nancy Guilloteau                                                                      
Contact Email   : nguilloteau@mail.utexas.edu

German Conversation Group - Talk Deutsch to Me

Practice your German at Littlefield Patio Cafe every Wenesday from 4-5 p.m. All levels are welcome, so why aren't you there?

Italian Conversation Group - Tavola Italiana

Tavola Italiana meetings happen every Wednesday from 4.30pm to 5.30pm in the Cactus Café, within the Union Building. Open to anyone who studies Italian.

Faculty Contact : Antonella Olson                                                                       
Contact Email   : adolson@austin.utexas.edu

Japanese Conversation Group - Japanese/English Exchange Conversation Table

Practice your Japanese with UT students and locals every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! The English Conversation Table is 3-4 p.m., and the Japanese Conversation Table is from 4-5 p.m. The group meets in the UNB Dining Hall across from the copy center next to Panda Express. Open to anyone who speaks Japanese!

Faculty Contact : Junko Hatanaka                                                                       
Contact Email   : jhatanaka@austin.utexas.edu

Japanese Reading Club

Practice your Japanese reading, 10:45-11:45am in PCL 6F, in front of 6A, 6S and 6C.

Faculty Contact : Junko Hatanaka                                                                       
Contact Email : jhatanaka@austin.utexas.edu

Korean-English Language Exchange

Open to anyone learning English or Korean. Meet Fridays 5-7pm at the Union next to Panda Express.

Contact : Alex Holsem                                                                       
Contact Phone : 616-644-3269

Korean Reading Club

Practice your Korean reading. 3:30-5:00pm in WCH 4.104.

Polish Conversation Group - Polish Conversation Hour

Join the Polish Conversation Hour to practice your speaking and listening skills, learn more about culture and grammar, and meet fellow students of Polish. Meetings happen every Mondays 7:30-8:30pm at BUR 560. Open to anyone who studies Polish. 

Contact : Bernadeta Kaminska                                                                       
Contact Email   : bernadetakaminska@austin.utexas.edu

Portuguese Conversation Group - Bate Papo 

Join Bate-Papo to practice your speaking and listening skills, learn more about culture and grammar, and meet fellow students of Portuguese. Meetings are every Monday from 4-5 p.m. in BEN 4.122 (Portuguese Flagship Program Room). Students of all levels are welcome!

Contact : Andreana Marchi                                                                       
Contact Email   : amarchi@utexas.edu

Romanian Conversation Hour - CREEES

Mondays 12-1pm in PCL 4.424 and Thursdays 10-11am in BUR 560. All levels welcome!

Russian Conversation Hour - Texas Slavic Club 

Practice your Russian and learn more about culture and grammar with students from the Texas Slavic Club! Meetings are every Monday from 5-6 p.m. at the Cactus Cafe in UNB.

Faculty Contact : Dr. Marina Alexandrova                                                                       
Contact Email   : marina.alexandrova@gmail.com

Turkish Conversation Hour - Turkish Tea and Conversation Hour 

Practice your Turkish and learn more about culture and grammar at Turkish Tea and Conversation Hour. Meetings are every Wednesday (starting Sept. 25) from 3-4 p.m. at CAL 516. This is open to all intermediate, advanced and native speakers of Turkish in the UT community.

Faculty Contact : Jeannette Okur                                                                       
Contact Email  : jeannette.okur@austin.utexas.edu