US Teaching English to Uzbek Diplomats

by Laurence on 8/25/2004

United States Ambassador to Uzbekistan John Purnell and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Vladimir Norov officially opened the LTC, and Regional English Language Officer Lisa Harshbarger, Peace Corps Country Director Ed Willett, Programme Director Mary Gunderson, and a Peace Corps Volunteer discussed the training programmes the MFA will now be able to provide to its staff.

The LTC is equipped with a state-of-the-art computer Intranet that allows seven students to work on listening, speaking, reading, or writing projects in English in groups or separately. The Intranet also allows the teacher to monitor student work in real time, making it possible for him to identify and correct language-learning problems as they appear, instead of correcting student workbooks after classes.

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