English Speaking Resources

Language Learning Software and Interactive Communication Practice

To improve English oral communication skills, international students and post-docs are advised to engage in various activities, including interacting with native English speakers and practicing their English with computer-assisted language learning software.


    Coffee, Tea & English

    Improve your English and enjoy new friendships at a weekly virtual activity called Coffee, Tea, and English. During the pandemic, this friendly group of internationals and Americans meets by Zoom every Friday from 4:30-5:30 PM to discuss a variety of cultural and other relevant topics.  Coffee, Tea, and English is sponsored by Bridges International and Friends. 

    Check out the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/coffeeteaandenglish

    For more information or to get the Zoom link, contact G.P. Foote: gpfoote@gmail.com or text: (515) 451-6015. 

    English Together

    English Together is an English conversation group that brings together students, faculty, and staff from across ISU to form connections and build community while offering an opportunity for international students and scholars to improve their English.

    English Together is a great way to welcome and form connections with international students and scholars. Through this connection, you will learn about various cultures and perspectives and help others to improve their English. It's a fun and rewarding experience!

    Check out the webpage: https://isso.dso.iastate.edu/get-involved/english-together 

    If you have any questions, please email issoprog@iastate.edu.