Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Visit us in Heavilon Hall 226, Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.

Schedule a tutoring appointment at any location with our online scheduler.

Link to Online Scheduler

You can contact us by phone at 765-494-3723.

Spring 2017 Hours

Heavilon 226

Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Purdue Writing Lab Satellite Locations and Hours

HSEE Collaborative Study Center (HSSE 142 in Stewart Center)

Monday 6:00-9:00 pm

Latino Cultural Center (600 N. Russell St)

Tuesday 6:00-9:00 pm

Mechanical Engineering 2nd Floor (Rooms 2138 and 2142)

Wednesday 6:00-9:00 pm

OWL at Purdue Logo

This page is brought to you by the OWL at Purdue (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/). When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice at bottom.

ESL Conversation Groups

If you are a Purdue University student or scholar whose first language is not English, the Writing Lab's conversation groups are a terrific way to improve your fluency and expand your vocabulary. The conversation groups are also a great way to meet other Purdue community members, share perspectives and experiences, and learn more about other cultures.

Each week, the conversation groups will focus on a different topic. You will discuss these topics with fellow internationals and a Writing Lab consultant who can help you with vocabulary and expressions you may not know. The goal of the conversation groups is that you learn to speak more comfortably about topics that are important to you.

Sign-up is available via our online scheduler. Use the drop-down menu for Conversation Groups. If you are unable to attend, please use the online scheduler to cancel the appointment.

Conversation Group Schedule

Spring 2017

January 9 - April 28

(No Conversation Group on January 16 and March 13-18)

Monday: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Tuesday: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Thursday: 4:30-5:30 pm

Friday: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (TV Snack Chat)*

Weekly Topics:

Jan. 9-13: Leisure Time

Jan. 17-20: Education

Jan. 23-27: Job Skills

Jan. 30-Feb. 3Movies

Feb. 6-10: Social Issues

Feb. 13-17: Habits

Feb. 20-24: Art

Feb. 27-Mar. 3: Personality

March 6-10: Language Games

March 20-24: Music

March 27-31: Culture

April 3-7: Religion

April 10-14: Travel

April 17-21: History

April 24-28: The Future

*TV Snack Chat includes watching and discussing episodes of TV shows while enjoying American snacks. These meetings will not follow the weekly topics.

For more information, contact the ESL Coordinator Vicki Kennell.

Copyright ©1995-2017 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.