The program consists of a two-week intensive introduction to
a) Teaching the skills of Speaking and Listening in the
African Language Classroom;
b) Teaching the Skills of Writing and Reading in the African
c) Testing and Assessing the Four Skills in the African
d) Lesson Planning and Classroom Management.
will move from a theoretical overview to hands-on practice in teaching
the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and
NALRC will cover the program fees (such as registration fees,
administration costs and instruction costs) for all selected
applicants. Other expenses, such as transportation, food, lodging, and
books will be the responsibility of each participant's African Studies
are encouraged to ask for support from their respective African
Language or African Studies programs to cover expenses that the NALRC
will not cover.
students in good standing in any African language, linguistics,
cultural studies, literature, second language acquisition, or any
related field at an accredited institution of higher education are
eligible. African language instructors and scholars may also
apply. Preference will be given to those who have not attended the
Institute before. In addition, all applicants must demonstrate serious
interest in African language learning and teaching.
Applicants should submit a letter of application and supporting documents for the 2013 Summer Institute by November 16, 2012. Applicants will be notified of selection by November 30, 2012. Supporting documents include:
You can submit your application and supporting documents through the electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a foreign visa, please speak with Amber Kennedy Kent at 812-856-3699 or e-mail email@example.com
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