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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.

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 select the yellow “make an appointment” button at the top of the page to schedule 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. Please select the yellow “make an appointment” button at the top of the page to schedule a student consultation appointment.

Let's Chat: Communication Workshops

Let’s Chat Series gives students a chance to make new friends, develop their communication skills and learn in a fun, new way.

To attend any of these workshops, register here!

  • Having Conversations with American Peers: Small Talk Friday
    • Friday, August 21: 2–3p.m.
  • Slang and Idioms 1
    • Friday, August 28: 8–9 a.m.
  • Rapid Resume Review
    • Thursday, Septmeber 10: 12–1 p.m.
  • U.S. Culture and Communication
    • Friday, September 25: 8–9 a.m.
  • Interviewing Skills
    • Friday, October 9: 12–1 p.m.
  • Working in Groups
    • Friday, October 16: 2–3 p.m.
  • Having Conversation with American Peers: Small Talk
    • Friday, October 23: 8–9 a.m.
  • Presentation Skills
    • Wednesday, October 28: 8–9 a.m.
  • Classroom Discussions
    • Friday, October 30: 2–3 p.m.
  • Humor and Sarcasm
    • Wednesday, November 4: 2–3 p.m.
  • Slang and Idioms 2
    • Tuesday, November 10: 2–3 p.m. 
  • LinkedIn & Networking
    • Thursday, November 12: 12–1 p.m
  • English Pronunciation
    • Friday, November 13: 8–9 a.m.
  • Having Conversations with American Peers: Small Talk
    • Friday, November 20: 2–3 p.m.

Let's Chat: Lunch n’ Learn Series

Navigating U.S. Culture: Lunch n’ Learn Series offers students a chance to learn about specific issues they will encounter and see in U.S. culture and society. These workshops are open to all students. These workshops will be offered via zoom, RSVP here! 

  • Dating in the U.S.
    • Friday, August 28, 12–1 p.m.
  • Voting and U.S. Government
    • Monday, September 28, 12–1 p.m.
  • Dangerous Language: Curse Words
    • Friday, October 23, 12–1 p.m.
  • Religion and Diversity in the U.S.
    • Friday, November 20, 12–1 p.m.

Let's Chat: Watch n’ Talk

Watch an episode of the TV sitcom Friends and learn fun cultural norms and phrases through discussion and questions.  To attend any of these workshops, RSVP here! 

  • Friends Episode
    • Wednesday, August 26: 12:30–1:30 p.m.
  • Friends Episode
    • Thursday, September 3, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
  • Friends Episode
    • Wednesday, September 23, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
  • Friends Episode
    • Wednesday, October 14, 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Let's Chat: English Conversation Partners

Join community members from the Tempe area English conversation practice. Topics will be provided each week with individuals being places in small groups for discussion and conversation.

These workshops will be offered via zoom, RSVP here! 

Mondays while class is in session 34 p.m.

 

For questions about any of these programs, please contact us at issc@asu.edu.


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