Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Current MIIS graduate students pair up with ESL students to support language and culture sharing.

Please note that the format of the Conversation Partner program has changed.

The English Conversation Partner program pairs MIIS ESL students with MIIS graduate students, so that both students can benefit by improving their intercultural competence.

During Summer, we also can attempt to arrange language exchange partners. This program pairs ESL students with other students who are also interested in learning another language. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to find partners for all individuals in all languages.

These meetings are all voluntary. We provide contact information for students who are also interested in finding someone to talk with, and it is up to the conversation partners to agree on where, when, and how often they wish meet.

Current MIIS students who are interested in participating in this program should complete an application form. Please contact us if you have any questions.