INTERLINK Language Centers at Al Yamamah University hosts the first international Conference on Motivation in ELT

Saudi INTERLINK Language Centers at Al Yamamah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, hosted the first international Conference on Motivation in ELT, followed by post-conference Signature Event workshop days, November 15-17, 2014. More than 250 people from ten countries participated in the one day of workshops, plenary sessions, and presentations of peer-reviewed research papers, reports, and posters.[…]

ACU Booth with Student

ACU Participates in Oman’s EduTraC Fair, September 2014

Dr. Nebila Dhieb-Henia, Director of Saudi INTERLINK (SILC) and Regional Director for the American Consortium of Universities (ACU) represented ACU at EduTrac, one of Oman’s largest higher education, training and career exhibitions. EduTrac serves as a multi-sector recruitment event for approximately 150 universities, centers, ministries, and other agencies to provide an opportunity for students, graduates,[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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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