OPPORTUNITIES

JOBS

Lionbridge Technologies Inc.
Job Location: , USA (Telecommute)
Job Title: South Indian Languages Needed for Long-Term Lexical Project

Description: Lionbridge is currently seeking people with native speaker fluency in the following languages for lexical work related to voice recognition software:

Tamil (with fluency in English India and Hindi)
Telugu (with fluency in English India and Hindi)
Malayalam (with fluency in English India and Hindi)
Kannada (with fluency in English India and Hindi)
Hindi (with fluency in English India)

About Lionbridge:  Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain their technology applications and Web content globally.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2017
For more information, visit: https://linguistlist.org/issues/28/28-4236.html

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Critical Language Scholarship Program Applications Open

Overview: American Councils for International Education is pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program. The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 14 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. CLS, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century’s globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.

Deadline to apply:  November 15, 2017

More information: Visit http://www.clscholarship.org

 

RESOURCES

Dual Immersion Planning Guide

California Association of Bilingual Educators (CABE)

Are you thinking of starting a dual immersion (DI) program in your district or at your site? Research shows it to be one of the most effective programs for all students, including English Learners, as it develops high levels of academic achievement and biliteracy. In this DI Planning Guide, CABE draws upon the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education in providing and explaining the steps in a series of modules for you to consider in order to plan and structure for the launch of a strong, successful, and sustainable DI program.

More information at: http://www.di.gocabe.org/