Language Conversation Practice Meetings

Arabic Conversation Group - Egyptian Arabic

Join Egyptian Arabic to strenthen your skills and meet fellow Egyptian Arabic language students. Meetings are Fridays from 11 a.m.-12p.m. in CAL 515.

Contact : Hazem Fahmy                                                                 
Contact Email   : hfahmy@utexas.edu

Arabic Conversation Group - Iraqi Arabic 

Join Iraqi Arabic to strenghen your skills and meet fellow Iraqi Arabic language students. Meetings are every Tuesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. in CAL 419

Contact : Arkan Kazal                                                                 
Contact Email   : akazal@utexas.edu

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! Meeting are every Friday from 1-2 p.m. in CAL 515.

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

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

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