French Conversation

Besides the conversation classes offered by La Causerie, there are a number of groups that meet in the Kansas City area.

Here are some we know of.

  • There is a French conversation group (la table française) meeting at Johnson County Community College in OCB 102 (CoLab) every other Wednesday* from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m and this until December 12. Contact is Hélène Perriguey-Keene. Visit the website: *September 5 & 19, October 3, 17 & 31, November 14 & 28, and December 12.
  • The Alliance Francaise de Kansas City hosts a French conversation group every Wednesday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Westport Coffee House They welcome new members of all levels (and eventually encourage them to become members of AFKC). Rosemary Hoffman, a La Causerie member listed in your Livret is a good contact for this group.
  • Kansas City French Connection - all levels welcome, many activities: click on "events"
  • Communiversity at UMKC organizes five conversation groups in ‘our’ languages. Those without Internet access can call UMKC to have a Communiversity brochure mailed to them. Or search their online schedule at using these keywords to find an appropriate group: parlez, paris, mesa, mexico, italy.

If you know of other conversation groups you would recommend to classmates, email and we’ll publish add the information here. Please indicate the language level you suggest related to each item.