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2011 Intensive Summer Language Institutes for Arabic and Chinese Teachers

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    Dear Colleagues: American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that the application for the Intensive Summer Language Institutes has
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 14, 2011
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      Dear Colleagues:

      American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that the application for the Intensive Summer Language Institutes has been posted online. This program provides fully funded fellowships for U.S. classroom teachers to spend six weeks overseas studying intermediate and advanced-level Arabic and Chinese in Egypt and Mainland China. The Intensive Summer Language Institutes are funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education. The program is open to current K-12 teachers and community college instructors of Arabic and Mandarin Chinese, as well as to students enrolled in education programs preparing them to teach these languages. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and non-native speakers of Arabic and Chinese in order to qualify. To apply, please visit http://apps.americancouncils.org/isli2011

      Program Dates:
      June 21-August 6, 2011

      Program Benefits:
      -Intensive language training
      -Peer tutors
      -Cultural enrichment activities and excursions
      -Ten hours of graduate credit through Bryn Mawr College
      -Pre-departure orientation
      -Full-time resident director
      -Room and board
      -Books and shipping allowance
      -Visa fees and travel insurance
      -International and U.S. domestic airfare

      Application Deadline:
      March 4, 2011

      For more information, please contact Alena Palevitz at apalevitz@...

      Alena Palevitz
      Program Officer, Teacher Programs,
      Arabic and Chinese Intensive Summer Language Institutes
      American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
      1828 L Street, NW, Suite 1200
      Washington, DC 20036
      Tel: 202.833.7522
      Fax: 202.833.7523
      Web: www.americancouncils.org/isli
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