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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 - Fall 2014 Schedule, September 8 through December 17
French
Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Spanish
Monday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Skokie - Fall 2014 Schedule, September 8 through December 17
Arabic
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Spanish
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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 - Fall 2014 Schedule, September 8 through December 4
Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Skokie - Fall 2014 Schedule, September 8 through December 4
Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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
Room 2446
847-635-1612

Skokie
Room C132
847-635-1493

Semester Hours

Fall & Spring

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am-9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Summer

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am-9:00 pm
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