Library and Academic Services

Strengthen your speaking skills with the English Conversation Circle

September 1, 2023

Hosted by the Academic Success Centre, students are invited to join the weekly English Conversation Circle to strengthen speaking skills and build connections and confidence through communication practice.


No registration is required, just drop in and join the conversation! Sessions will run for 12 weeks, starting the week of September 5th.

Date and timeLocation
Tuesdays | 12-1pm
Sept. 5-Nov. 21
Exchange District Campus
Thursdays | 12-1pm
Sept. 7-Nov. 23
Notre Dame Campus
D208 (Global Connections Room)
Fridays | 12-1pm
Sept. 8-Nov. 24
Online >> Click here to join with Webex
(use RRC Polytech email address)


Conversational Speaking Skills

Each week, the English Conversation Circle will practice different conversational speaking skills, including:

  • Starting a Conversation
  • Closing a Conversation
  • Interrupting
  • Resuming after an interruption
  • Giving opinions
  • Asking personal questions
  • Keeping the Conversation Going
  • Checking Comprehension

Topics of Interest

Conversation skills will be practiced around topics of interest to the group, including:

  • Family & Friends
  • Seasonal activities
  • Cultural practices
  • Getting to know one another
  • Getting to know Winnipeg

To learn more, contact, or join our first sessions to participate! 

Submitted by the Academic Success Centre’s English Language Centre

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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