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

Dates: September 6 - November 18, 2022

Days/Times: Level 3, Wednesdays (designated times); Levels 4 & 5, Thursdays or Fridays (designated times)

Location: 2042 Malott Hall

Questions: Please contact the AEC Office.

  • All students enrolled in AECL (listening/speaking/grammar) courses are required to attend and actively participate in ten conversation group sessions (50 minutes each).
  • Students can make up no more than two sessions.
    • Only one make-up session is allowed during a week.
    • Make-up day will be Tuesdays from 11:00am-1:00pm (hours subject to change).
    • Final make-up day will be Tuesday, November 22, from 11:00-4:00pm (hours subject to change).
  • Attendance will be taken and reported to instructors weekly.
  • Conversation group attendance will be included in course grades.

Student Activities

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