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.

Conversation groups for spouses

Spouses meet in small informal groups for cultural exchange, to discuss American experiences, and to improve English skills. The group currently meets via Zoom. For more information, contact Mary Helen Albright by email at or by phone at 847-868-7979.