This summer, six faculty members from Tomsk Polytechnic University in Russia are participating in a unique Monterey Institute program designed to enhance communication between nonproliferation officials in the U.S. and Russia.
Who Studies Language Teaching?
April 19, 2011
The language teaching programs at the Monterey Institute attract a colorful hodgepodge of individuals, each with a compelling backstory. A Bulgaria native fluent in Spanish? A dual-language elementary school teacher enlisting in the Peace Corps? An astronomy-major-turned-world-traveling-polyglot?
Watch students Eliz Tchakarian, Emily Quade, and Derek Yiu tell their stories of how getting a Master's degree in language teaching became the next step in their unique lives.
Learn more about the Teaching a Foreign Language and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programs.
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