Do you want to practice speaking a language and meet some new people? Consider joining the Language Conversation Tables on campus!



While there is not a regularly scheduled Arabic Conversation Table this semester, the Arabic program will be holding tutoring hours and several cultural events. Find their calendar here: Contact Majda Layek ( for more information.


Pause Café (French Conversation hour) will be meeting at Espresso Royale (1117 W Oregon St) between 4-5 pm the following Thursdays: 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 11/17, and 12/1. 


Kaffeestunde (German Conversation hour) will meet on Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30p, at Espresso Royale in Urbana. Contact Laura Olbrich ( for more information.

Greek (Modern)

The Modern Greek Conversation group is being organized through GroupMe.To join the GRKM GroupMe for meetups and events contact Maria Hadjipolycarpou (


Caffetino (Italian conversation hour) will take place Mondays at 5 pm at Espresso Royale (1117 W. Oregon Street Urbana). For more information, contact Costanza Valliceli (


The Polish Conversation Table meets every other Monday at 4:30 pm at the Espresso Royale at Oregon Street. This semester, they will meet on 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, and 12/5. For more information, contact Anna Romaniuk (


The Portuguese Conversation Table (Bate-Papo) will take place on the following dates at La Casa Latina, between 6 and 7 pm: October 13th, October 27th, November 10th, December 1st. 


The RSO Mi Pueblo will be hosting weekly Spanish conversation groups, Mondays and Thursdays from 5-6 pm at Gregory Hall 311. You can find their website and join their email list here: 


The Swedish Conversation Table meets every week. It alternates between Thursdays at 4pm at the Bread Company and Fridays at 10.30am at Esspresso Royale on Goodwin. This semester, they will meet on 10/14, 10/20, 10/28, 11/3, 11/11, 11/17, 12/21, and 12/2. For more information, contact Theo Malekin (