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4-Day ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Workshop
LARC-SDSU - June 6-9, 2017
Arabic, Chinese, English/Mixed Languages,
Spanish, Portuguese

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Intensive Summer Language Courses
Complete 4 Semesters in only 11-Weeks
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Portuguese, and Russian
Applications Open Early April

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ATTENTION: LARC Server Maintenance Schedule
Friday, February 24, March 31, April 28
2:00 - 4:00 pm Pacific Time Zone

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Welcome to the Language Acquisition Resource Center

LARC is a San Diego State University-housed national Language Training Center (LTC) delivering language and culture training for active duty military, ROTC students, and reserve personnel to respond to the cross-service need for demonstrable communicative competence in world languages and cultures. LARC’s LTC enhances partners’ linguistic and cross-cultural mission readiness, providing language enhancement, conversion or initial acquisition training.

LARC also supports the teaching and learning of foreign languages in the United States through research, technology integration, and resource development. Particular attention is paid to less commonly taught languages, cross-cultural competence, language skills assessment, and teacher professional development.