Being new at the university is exciting. You get to meet new friends. Being able to communicate with other students is vital especially if you are in a foreign country. It is important that you learn basic conversation topics that you can talk about so you can initiate a conversation and make it smoothly flow.
Here is a practice conversation for you to work on. Find a partner then act out the talk.
Jane: Hello! My name is Jane, what’s your name?
Lisa: My name is Lisa. Where are you from, Jane?
Jane: I’m from California. Where are you from?
Lisa: I’m from Bangkok.
Jane: Wow, Bangkok is a great city. I’ve been there three times already. So, what course are you taking up?
Lisa: It’s my first year in Business Administration. What about you?
Jane: I’m taking up Accountancy. I’m now in my second year.
Lisa: Oh, I see. Nice to meet you, Jane.
Jane: Nice to meet you too, Lisa. Oh, I have to go. My class will start at 9:15. See you later.