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Summer Socials at INTERLINK at UNCG

During the nine-week summer session at INTERLINK at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), students had the opportunity to participate in a number of INTERLINK-led activities. These included: a shopping trip; an ice-cream social; a World Cup viewing event; a game night (with UNCG conversation partners); a presentation on Ramadan and late-night potluck[…]

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Cultivating Conversations through Technology

By Natasha Moodley Fire Pans Used for Roasting Coffee- Best Photograph in First TVTC/INTERLINK Photo Competition Today there is no debate about whether language learning can take place in the context of using social-media tools and campaigns. At TVTC/INTERLINK in Saudi Arabia (KSA), we turned to Instagram – an online, photo sharing and social networking[…]

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Go Teacher Scholarship Programs at INTERLINK VU – Spring II, 2014 Graduation

Ecuador’s Go Teacher scholarship program offers Ecuadorian teachers quality English language development and pedagogical strategies in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).  “One of the best experiences that required effort, enthusiasm and work was reflected in Interlink graduation. After months of hard work we could finally say “we did it!” The humor, creativity and responsibility of Interlink teachers were some of the most[…]

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Teaching and Living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A Woman’s Perspective

How to Thrive as an INTERLINK Teacher in KSA from a Women’s Perspective This article is based on an in-depth interview with Heidi Omara, Regional Director of the Women’s Intensive English Program of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, an agency of the Saudi government. Ms. Omara oversees multiple INTERLINK Language Centers on college campuses[…]

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Conversation Partners: Special Edition! INTERLINK at ISU students visit an Assisted Living Home

Conversation Partners: Special Edition! INTERLINK at ISU students visit the Assisted Living Home Bethesda Gardens Retirees have time to spare, while our ESL students need some practice listening and speaking with native English speakers. So, we paired the two up for a Conversation Partners : Special Edition! Resident Bill Dunn enjoyed his conversation with students from INTERLINK[…]

UNCG Summer 2014 Welcome Reception

UNCG Summer 2014 Welcome Reception On Thursday, May 29, INTERLINK at UNCG hosted a welcome reception for new and returning students. The reception took place from 2:00-3:00 pm in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House on campus. To encourage meaningful interaction, “eskişehir escort bayan” the 26 new students were given a handout with instructions to interview at least three returning students[…]

The Saudi Gazette: English proficiency key to gaining knowledge: Al-Saif

  Al-Yamamah University hosts ELT symposium Mohammed Alshoaiby Saudi Gazette Proficiency in English language is paramount to gaining knowledge, experience and culture, speakers at the third International ELT Symposium at Al-Yamamah University in Riyadh say. — SG photo RIYADH – Deputy Minister of Higher Education Ahmed Al-Saif inaugurated the third International ELT symposium under the banner[…]

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UNCG Spring 1, 2014 End-of-Term Ceremony

Spring 1, 2014 End-of-Term Ceremony INTERLINK’s Spring 1, 2014 end-of-term ceremony was held on March 6, 2014. Graduating INTERLINK student Jiayi Zhao (China) gave the opening remarks. Several awards were presented at the ceremony, including perfect-attendance awards, hardest-working student awards, module awards, and the outstanding student award, given to Nada Alnajjar (Saudi Arabia). We were[…]

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