Different languages will be offered by native speakers at various language tables. The group size per table should be around 4-8 people. The café will take place for two and a half hours each week.
There are no preconditions for participation, but the concept is not adapted to absolute beginners with very little language skills (i.e. students who have just started an A1.1 course!)
Weekly, students meet at the tables in the Magistrale for up to 16 languages. During the last semesters there were tables for Chinese, Czech, Danish, English, Esperanto, Farsi, Finnish, French, German as a Foreign Language, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Vietnamnese.
Are there any more this semester? Be curious and step by!
The TalkTUM[i:] Language Café takes place virtually in summer semester 2021 during the lecture period every Tuesday from 16:00-18:00h. This summer semester, the Language Café is organized by TUMi.
The concept stays the same: with a cup of coffee or tea all students interested in languages meet at the virtual tables, speak foreign languages and German, and practice and improve their language skills in an informal setting.
All information about the Language Café of the winter semester here: https://www.international.tum.de/en/tumi-events/
With the ongoing internationalization of universities, we experience a growing interest in other countries, cultures and languages. The TUM with approx. 6000 international students bears great potential to experience this world at one place.
In the TalkTUM[i:] Language Café we would like to bring together domestic and international students to experience other cultures, meet new people and strengthen their language skills in a relaxed and informal way.
Next to the well established Language Café on the Main Campus, the start of the Language Café on Garching Campus in winter semester 2014/15 was very successful with up to 12 different language tables, organised by the Departments of Informatics and Physics, together with TUMi.