EPPIC Speaking Groups will meet on-line during Fall 2020 via Zoom. Registered participants will receive an email with details on how to connect to the group meeting.
Speak UP is an advanced weekly speaking group for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs and fellows to discuss and practice ‘real-life’ academic English at Penn State. Each week includes a brief lesson focused on a specific situation or genre of communication, followed by group discussion and optional practice activities to build increased communicative confidence in daily life.
Topics and contexts discussed in Speak UP typically include:
Speak UP Weekly Speaking Group (flyer)
Let’s Talk is a weekly speaking group designed to provide language support for J-1 visiting scholars. Each session features a lesson on vocabulary, pronunciation, and helpful expressions related to a particular context in everyday life in State College, along with language practice time and the opportunity to ask questions about local language and culture.
Topics and contexts discussed in Let’s Talk typically include:
Let’s Talk Weekly Speaking Group (flyer)