The purpose of this course is to provide cultural awareness and language training using gaming technologies along with other innovative methods. It is a customized, web-based course on Joint Knowledge Online.
If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.
Our partners at Diplomatic Language Services (DLS) discuss developing CultureReady Basics and what makes it unique from other culture and language tools.
A bilateral affairs officer of the West Virginia National Guard recently graduated from a three-week basic Arabic course offered at the Qatar Armed Forces Language Institute in Al Sheehaniya, Qatar.
The 149th Military Engagement Team in Kentucky underwent training in preparation for their federal mobilization to the Middle East in support of U.S. Army Central Command operations. This training included five days of cultural and language training, in which they delved into cultural norms and behaviors as well as the history of the countries they’ll be operating in during the mobilization.