College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

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Resources for Students


German Coffee and Conversation Hour

German "Kaffeestunde" will be every Monday at 4:00-5:00 pm in Morgan Hall 303 lab. For more information contact Dr. Gary Schmidt for more info at (309) 298-1558 or via email at

Japanese Club

Japanese Club will be every Wednesday at 4:30 pm in Morgan Hall 330.

 Learn about Japanese culture, improve your Japanese speaking skills, and meet new people.

For information contact Wenhong Teel at (309)298-1232 or via email at

Grupo de Español (Spanish Conversation Hour))

Spanish Conversation Hour will be on Tuesdays in Morgan Hall 303 (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature's lab) from 2:00-3:00 pm. It is only for WIU students. It is a chance for students to get together and have Spanish conversation in a casual setting.

For more information contact Dr. Guada Cabedo-Timmons, at (309) 298-1615 or via email at or email Kathryn Valentin at

Tertulias (Spanish Conversations) will be held every other Thursday, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Casa Latino Lounge in the Multicultural Center. Tertulias is a great way to practice and improve Spanish speaking skills. It is free and open to WIU students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Dates Tertulias will meet:

September 25, October 9, October 23, October 30, November 6, November 20, and December 4

French Conversation Hour

Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, located in MG Room 328.

For more information contact Dr. Edmond Asare, at (309) 298-1558 or via email at