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TCLP Chinese Teacher, Xiaona Wang, is interviewed by Hopkinton High School freshman Amanda Madany during an episode of All About Hopkinton, broadcast on local television. In the interview, Xiaona discusses her first impressions of the Hopkinton community, how she plans her classes, and cultural differences between Chinese and American students. Published in All About Hopkinton. Watch the program.
Tang Beiyi has found students at Willmar Senior High to be active and eager to participate in class activities. The English teacher from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province in China, said this week that she has enjoyed meeting the students and the people in Willmar this fall. Tang will be spending the school year in Willmar, co-teaching with local Chinese teacher Todd Lynum. Tang is the second teacher from China that Willmar Senior High has hosted in the past three years. Tang’s year in America is supported by the Teachers of Critical Languages Program, which is funded by the U.S. State Department and implemented by American Councils for International Education. Published in the West Central Tribune.
Arabic Overseas Program in Alexandria, Egypt. (AOP) American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that the online application for the Arabic Overseas Undergraduate Program in Alexandria, Egypt is live. This program is designed for undergraduate students in the US, at the intermediate level of Arabic. To apply, please visit us at:
When students enter Alshimaa Nofal's class at Southern Lehigh High School, they offer the usual greetings and pleasantries — but in Arabic. Nofal, from Alexandria, Egypt, is one of 10 Arabic speakers selected to teach the language in the United States under the Teachers of Critical Languages Program, an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by American Councils for International Education. Published in The Morning Call. Read the article.
On October 28, 2011, the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania, Anne Derse, joined two ExCEL program alumni, Gabriele Papievyte and Eleonora Lekaviciute, on the Lithuanian National Television's morning show Labas Rytas (Good Morning) to discuss the positive impact that the Exchanges for Culture, Education, and Leadership (ExCEL) program is having on Lithuanian youth. The Ambassador and ExCEL alumni shared their personal experiences as exchange students and praised the power of educational exchange.