inlingua Utah supports the programs below in most world languages. The curriculum is taught within the geographical, socioeconomic, and military context of the target cultures. You cannot really know a language unless you understand the culture and history of the land. By making these things part of the learning experience, the classes are more enjoyable, personal and interesting.
Initial Acquisition Training
This is an intensive program designed to develop active listening, reading and speaking skills to meet ILR level 2, requirements that address educational, governmental, political, and social tactical or strategic environments. The students start from level 0, with the final aim of achieving ILR level 2 listening, level 2 reading and level 1+ speaking.
Duration: 24 weeks for Spanish, English, German, French, Portuguese and Italian; 52 weeks for all other categories including Arabic, Korean, Russian and Chinese. (40 hours per week)
Linguist Enhancement Training
This program is designed to sustain and enhance the current proficiency of linguists. The training is narrower in scope due to the shorter duration of the course. The course content focuses on three language skills (listening, reading, and speaking) and is designed around the students’ current language skills. The students’ linguistic skills should improve to a 2:2 or one level higher.
Duration: 4 weeks, 40 hours/week (30 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of self-study).
This program is designed to sustain and broaden the current proficiency of foreign language specialists. This continuing education program is narrower in scope due to the shorter duration of the course The course content focuses on three language skills (listening, reading, and speaking) and is designed around the students’ current language skills.
Duration: 3-4 weeks (37.5 to 40 hours/week)
This program is designed to re-establish language proficiency levels in listening, reading, and speaking for personnel with proficiency levels below L2/R2/S1+ or whom have recently dropped a half level or more. The expected proficiency gain for this course is half a level in those skills where proficiency has declined. The course content focuses on three language skills (listening, reading, and speaking).
Duration: 3 weeks, 40 hours/week
This program is design to teach students the most crucial language skills and vocabulary they need such as practical, military oriented words and phrases. This is a very basic familiarization of the language that would serve them well if they were going into an unfamiliar tactical or strategic setting or for example, on a humanitarian mission.
Duration: 8 weeks, 40 hours/week (30 hours of classroom and 10 hours of self-study).