Conversation Groups


We love connecting with you!

Conversation Groups are a SAFE place to practice your English language skills. They are a great way to learn more about KU, Lawrence, and American Culture! Conversations Groups are a fantastic place to make new friends!   

Email aec@ku.edu for more information.

Important Information

Summer 2022 information will be available soon.

  • All students enrolled in AECL (listening/speaking/grammar) courses are required to attend 50 minutes of conversation groups every week.
  • Students can attend as many times as they want.
  • We LOVE when students attend more than one session in a week.
  • Attendance will be taken and reported to instructors weekly.
  • Conversation group attendance will be included in course grades.
  • If students miss one week, they should make it up as soon as possible.
    • Students can only make up one session at the end of the semester on make-up days.

Student Activities

The AEC partners with other departments to offer activities that support KU's international community.