CCIS English Conversation Partners

CCIS offers one-on-one English practice for international students and staff, and small conversation groups for spouses.

Conversation partners for students

A CCIS volunteer and a student practice and improve English skills by meeting regularly to discuss topics of shared interest. Partners will meet at a mutually agreed-upon location and time.

We are seeking both fluent English speakers as volunteers and international students seeking language practice. Apply online below:

For more information, please contact Doris Liberman by email at or by phone at 847-676-2932 or Joan Fragen by email at or by phone at 847-446-0184.

Conversation groups for spouses

Spouses meet weekly in small informal groups for cultural exchange, to discuss American experiences, and to improve English skills. The group meets twice a week in Englehart Hall.

Wednesdays: Adult-only group

Thursdays: Children are welcome