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Let’s Chat Series

Arizona State University is committed to the success of our international students by providing a variety of student success resources.

Let's Chat Series is designed to help engage and assist ASU’s international students. We host fun and interactive weekly workshops and offer free tutoring for English-related questions. Brought to you through a collaboration between International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC) and Global Launch, Let's Chat Series gives students a chance to make new friends, practice their English skills, and learn in a new way.

All Let’s Chat Series Workshops and Leadership Workshops will be held in the Student Services Building Amphitheater.

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Let’s Chat Student Consultations

ASU students (undergraduate or graduate) can work one-on-one with a communications expert in 30-minute blocks to focus on specific communication strategies including pronunciation and public speaking. Please email to make a student consultation appointment.


Let’s Chat Visiting Scholar Consultations

Visiting scholars can participate in a private session, in which they will work with a language consultant in 30-minute blocks to focus on specific language strategies and fluency support, including pronunciation, enunciation, and grammar. To make a visiting scholar consultation appointment, please email


Let's Chat Workshops
Having Conversations with American PeersAugust 172 – 3 p.m.
Public SpeakingAugust 223 – 4 p.m.
Classroom DiscussionsAugust 2811 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Slang and IdiomsSeptember 62 – 3 p.m.
Humor and SarcasmSeptember 142 – 3 p.m.
Public SpeakingSeptember 171:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Classroom DiscussionsSeptember 274 – 5 p.m.
Having Conversations with American PeersOctober 33 – 4 p.m.
Slang and IdiomsOctober 122 – 3 p.m.
Humor and SarcasmOctober 152 – 3 p.m.
Having Conversations with American PeersOctober 2312 – 1 p.m.
Public SpeakingOctober 303 – 4 p.m.
Classroom DiscussionsNovember 84 – 5 p.m.
Slang and IdiomsNovember 1311 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Humor and SarcasmNovember 203:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Students who attend ALL 5 workshop topics will be invited to a special luncheon at the end of the Fall semester.

Starbucks coupons are awarded to students for each workshop attended.  Maximum of 5 coupons per student (one per topic).


Leadership Workshops

In collaboration with the Leadership Society of Arizona, we will be offering workshops to assist students in developing important leadership qualities. The workshops are free for all students.

Building a Network: Learning to SocializeAugust 312 – 3 p.m.
Remaining Calm: Managing StressSeptember 72 – 3 p.m.
Due Tomorrow? Do Tomorrow: Overcoming ProcrastinationOctober 52 – 3 p.m.

For questions about any of these programs, please contact us at