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Language Conversation Groups

Language Conversation Groups

Modern Language Conversation

Drop in and visit a conversation group for informal conversation and practice. Make friends, discuss interesting topics, and learn about other cultures. Languages and hours vary each semester. All levels are welcome; meet in the Language Lab.

Des Plaines - Spring 2016 Schedule, February 1 through May 13
French
Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

German
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Spanish
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Skokie - Spring 2016 Schedule, February 1 through May 13
Arabic
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

French
Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Spanish
Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

ESL Conversation

Come and practice speaking informal English in a comfortable, friendly environment. Free English conversation groups are held each semester at both the Des Plaines and Skokie Language Labs. Groups are not held when the college is closed or when classes are not in session.

Des Plaines - Spring 2016 Schedule, February 1 through April 28
Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Skokie - Spring 2016 Schedule, February 1 through April 28
Monday: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Please Note: Basic conversation skills in the language required.

Conversation Groups may need to be canceled depending on the needs of language classes. Call ahead for best results.

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Language Lab Locations

Des Plaines campus
Room 2446
847-635-1612

Skokie campus
Room C132
847-635-1493

Semester Hours

Fall & Spring

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday
Closed

Summer

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Sunday
Closed

Note: the Language Lab closes for class visits as noted on the daily calendar

For more information about the Language Lab, please contact:
Beth Wrobel, Language Lab Coordinator
languagelab@oakton.edu