Language Circles

What is a Language Circle?

Language Circles are small groups of UT students who gather once a week to practice words and phrases in a chosen language.

Language Circles Meeting this Fall 2021

  • English – Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 1 p.m.
  • French – Thursdays at 5 p.m.
  • Hindi – Fridays at 5 p.m.
  • Japanese – Saturdays at 5 p.m.
  • Khmer (Language of Cambodia) – Sundays at 3 p.m.
  • Korean – Mondays at 5 p.m. and Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
  • Mandarin (Chinese) – Mondays at 5 p.m.
  • Portuguese – Tuesdays at 5 p.m.
  • Spanish – Wednesdays at 3 p.m., Fridays at 10 a.m., and Fridays at 3 p.m.
  • Vietnamese – Sundays at 5 p.m.

What is a Language Circle Leader (LCL)?

A Language Circle Leader (LCL) is a student leader who wants to share their knowledge of an English or a non-English language and culture. LCL’s should be able to speak their chosen language at a conversational, advanced, or fluent level. Language Circle Leaders will:
      • Schedule a time and place host a weekly gathering
      • Choose conversation topic, vocabulary or language concept for each meeting

How do I get involved with Language Circles?

Whether you want to participate in Language Circles as a leader or a participant, the first step is to fill out the Interest Survey. Find it in the “Join” section of this website.