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Conversation Café Hours

Language Days Times
Arabic (University) By appointment only
ASL MWThF
T
 
9am - 7pm
9am - 11am
noon - 7pm
Chinese (High School) MTTh
WF
4pm - 7pm
4pm - 8pm
Chinese (University)

MWF
T
 
Th

7pm - 8pm
noon - 2pm
7pm - 8pm
10:30am - 12:30pm
7pm - 8pm
French M-F 2pm - 8pm
German M-F 2pm - 7pm
Japanese M-W
TThF
4pm - 8pm
2pm - 8pm
Korean (High School) M-F 4pm - 8pm
Korean (University) MF
T
W
Th
5pm - 7pm
6pm - 8pm
4pm - 6pm
11am - 1pm
Russian By appointment only
Spanish (High School) MWThF
T
 
9am - 8pm
9am - 11am
noon - 8pm
Spanish (University) MTW
 
Th
 
FR
 
noon - 2pm
4pm - 8pm
10am - noon
4pm - 8pm
10am - noon
4pm - 6pm
Spanish Tutoring By appointment only

*All times listed are in mountain time. Please check course announcements for temporary changes such as semester breaks, modified holiday hours, etc. Conversation Café is CLOSED on major holidays and weekends.

Log in to your course to find the link to the Conversation Café.

Conversation Café Policies

  • Students will need a working microphone, headphones, and webcam to work in the cafe. If you are experiencing tech problems, you may enter the café and ask to be sent to tech support.
  • Students must complete the FIRST conversation café to move on in the course.
  • Students can complete ONE speaking appointment per day.
  • You must complete all speaking appointments in the correct order.
  • You will need to complete ALL previous assignments before your speaking appointment.
  • Graded speaking appointments are completed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A grade will be posted within 24 hours of the appointment.
  • Students will need a form of photo ID if they are taking an exam.

Tips for Successful Conversation Café appointments

Learning a language takes consistent practice. Before your speaking appointments, come to the conversation café to maximize learning, improve pronunciation and earn higher scores. The following guidelines will help you prepare for you speaking appointment:

  1. Read through the speaking appointment prompt.
  2. Be familiar with the grading rubric.
  3. Prepare for the speaking appointment on your own.
  4. When ready, log in to Adobe Connect with your full name and course.
  5. Practice the speaking appointment with a TA as many times as needed.
  6. Make necessary changes based on TA feedback.
  7. Return to the Conversation Café to complete the speaking appointment.