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National Security Education Program

Find out more about the National Security Education Program at their website, NSEP.gov.

Boren Awards on YouTube

Boren Awards, an initiative of the NSEP, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad.

Online Diagnostic Assessment

DLIFLC's Online Diagnostic Assessment is a dynamic online platform to estimate language proficiency in reading or listening. ODA helps learners determine the subject areas and language specifics to improve, with customized suggestions for GLOSS lessons to help reach proficiency goals.

Rapport

DLIFLC's Rapport is six to eight hours of language and culture pre-deployment training. It is mandatory training for all civilian and military U.S. Army personnel deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan.

Countries in Perspective

DLIFLC's Countries In Perspective begin with a Country Profile containing basic facts, followed by more detailed discussion of Geography, History, Economy, Society and Security.

Cultural Orientation

DLIFLC's Cultural Orientation introduces a given cultural group, combining brief language exchanges with an objective and practical look at daily life in different contexts.

Legends & Folktales

DLIFLC's Legends & Folktales offers short animated pieces introducing famous myths, legends, and folktales from cultures across the globe to enhance cross-cultural literacy and provide insight into societies.

Headstart2

DLIFLC's Headstart2 includes 80 to 100 hours of instruction, interactive tasks, language-specific pronunciation guides, cultural familiarization and orientation modules.

Langscape

The centerpiece of Langscape is an interactive map that lets users click on any geographic location to see the languages spoken there. Selecting a language allows users to access a growing variety of resources for that language, thanks to the efforts of our partners and others in a range of fields and specialties.

Interagency Language Roundtable

The ILR is an unfunded Federal interagency organization established for the coordination and sharing of information about language-related activities at the Federal level.