Language & Cultural Classes

English and World Language Classes

International House Davis offers two types of language classes.

Registered Language Instruction Classes offer a structured, progressive learning environment for students. Classes are offered to both members and non-members, I-House members receive a discount on the class fee.*I-House members: Please remember to sign-in on the website (located at the top right of the page) to receive your member discount. 

Drop-In Conversation Classes are free for I-House members only. These classes allow for the practice of language skills.  Those who need language instruction or a progressive learning environment should attend Registered Language Instruction Classes. I-House members can join these conversation-based classes at any time — no pre-registration is needed! Become an I-House Member. 

Children 14 years and younger MUST be accompanied by parents or guardians.

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Winter Quarter Language Instruction Classes
Winter Quarter Drop-In Conversation Classes 

Winter Quarter Conversation Classes 2020

January 6th – March 13th, 2020

English Conversation
All Levels
Mondays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Hagan Room
Michael Craig
mcacraig@ucdavis.edu
English Conversation
Beginning/Intermediate
Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Hagan Room
Joe & Laura Sullivan
jolasully@gmail.com
English Conversation
Intermediate/Advanced
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Lounge
Kathi Hickey
kathihickey@yahoo.com
English Conversation
Advanced
Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Hagan Room
Susan Linz
susanlinz@hotmail.com
English Conversation
Beginning/Intermediate
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Hagan Room
Gregory Philip
scotchvx@gmail.com
English Conversation
Beginning/Intermediate
Fridays, 1:00-2:00 pm
Hagan Room
Katy Zane
katyzane@sbcglobal.net
Korean Conversation
Beginning/Intermediate
Mondays, 11:00-12:00 pm
Hagan Room
Hyun Suk Park
hsp0509@naver.com
Farsi Conversation
Beginning
Mondays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hagan Room
Kamran Asadpur
kami.asadpour@gmail.com
Portuguese Conversation
Beginning/ Intermediate
(appropriate for ages 16 years and up)
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Hagan Room
Stefanie Sabbag
styfas@gmail.com
Italian Conversation
Beginning
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Hagan Room
Franco Renosto
frenosto@hotmail.com
Mandarin Conversation
Beginning/ Intermediate
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Hagan Room
Tingting Xu
tingtinghsu12@gmail.com
Portuguese Conversation
Intermediate/Advanced
(appropriate for ages 16 years and up)
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Hagan Room
Patricia Catta
pdcpreta@hotmail.com
German Conversation
Intermediate/Advanced 
Wednesday 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Hagan Room
Paul Grant
pwgrant@mac.com
Japanese Conversation
Beginning/ Intermediate
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Hagan Room
Mizuho Iwamoto
mizuho3215@gmail.com
French Conversation
Advanced
(appropriate for ages 16 years and up)
Thursday 10:30 – 11:30 am
Activities Room
Agnes Perroud
agnes@perroud.us
French Conversation
Advanced
Thursday 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Hagan Room
Aissata Sow
sow.aissatayoussouf@gmail.com
Portuguese Conversation
Beginning/Intermediate
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm
Hagan Room
Bruno Batista da Silva
Bruno Batista da Silva
Spanish Conversation
Intermediate
(appropriate for ages 15 years and up)
Friday 2:00-3:00 pm
Hagan Room
Margarita M. Escobar
mmescobar@ucdavis.edu

Winter Quarter Language Instruction Classes 2020

January 6th – March 13th, 2020

Pre-register for the classes here:

Art & History
Tuesdays: 4:00-5:00 pm,
$75 for members, $82.5 for non-members
Instructor: Jerry De Camp (grdecamp@aol.com)
Hagan Room
Register for:

Winter Quarter

English Instruction
Thursday: 1:00-2:00 pm,
$63 for members, $70 for non-members
Instructor: Gregory Philip (scotchvx@gmail.com)
Hagan Room
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Winter Quarter

French Instruction, Salon Littéraire
Tuesday: 1:00-2:30 pm,
$108 for members, $120 for non-members
Instructor: Leiti Truong (laprovence@sbcglobal.net)
Hagan Room
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Winter Quarter

French Instruction, Intermediate/ Advanced
Wednesday: 1:00-2:30 pm,
$108 for members, $120 for non-members, Material Fee: $5.00
Instructor: Leiti Truong (laprovence@sbcglobal.net)
Hagan Room
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Winter Quarter

Arabic Instruction, Beginning Level
Monday: 7:00- 8:00 pm,
$72 for members, $80 for non-members
Instructor: Rihab Al-Shamari (rihabalshamari@hotmail.com)
Hagan Room
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Winter Quarter

French Instruction, Level-1
Tuesday: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
$90 for members, $100 for non-members
Instructor: Rihab Al-Shamari (rihabalshamari@hotmail.com)
Hagan Room
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Winter Quarter

French Instruction, Level-2
Tuesday: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
$90 for members, $100 for non-members
Instructor: Rihab Al-Shamari (rihabalshamari@hotmail.com)
Hagan Room
Register for:

Winter Quarter

Updated: 2/15/2019