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AEC Conversation Groups

  • Conversation groups are your chance to practice your English outside of the classroom.
  • All AEC students are welcome!
  • You don't need to sign up; come whenever you like.
  • We meet just to talk.
  • There is no homework or teacher. The leaders are students just like you.
  •  We meet on the first floor of the Kansas Union.
  •  We meet Monday & Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Remember to check your KU email for information about conversation groups and activities.

Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
The AEC comprises three units: the Intensive English Program, Short-term Programs, and KU Outreach Programs.
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 550 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students