MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2017 Activities by Sponsor - Jennifer Recklet Tassi

MIT Language Conversation Exchange presents: Intro to Languages

MIT Language Conversation Team

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions

Get a taste of a new language - have you always wanted to try to learn Russian, Hebrew, French or Italian hand gestures? Now is your chance!

The MIT Language Conversation Exchange is committed to building a community that helps language enthusiasts meet native speakers and exchange languages and cultures. All MIT community members welcome. Visit us at

Contact: MIT Language Conversation Team, E23-441, 617-253-1614,

Intro to Italian Hand Gestures

Jan/09 Mon 03:00PM-04:00PM 8-219

Learn the most important aspect of communicating in Italian - using your hands! You'll learn the most useful, unique and fun ways to express yourself without ever speaking a word.

Sylvie Scholvin

Old and New in Hebrew

Jan/17 Tue 03:00PM-04:00PM 8-219

Hear how this biblical language came back to life and learn some words, old and new, in Hebrew.

Timna Churges

From Russia with Love

Jan/23 Mon 03:00PM-04:00PM 8-219

Learn how Russian is more related to other European languages than you would think.

Sylvie Scholvin

Excuse My French

Jan/30 Mon 03:00PM-04:00PM 8-219

Perfect your pronunciation and pick up a few more key words in French.

Charly Jouve