Academic Calendar

2014 - 2015 Academic Year

Summer 2014

May 19 - August 22 International Business Plan
June 16  - August 8

Summer Intensive Language Program

June 16 - August 8

 Intensive English as a Second Language

June 30 - August 8

 English Prep for Graduate Studies

Language Shapes Our Culture

Language and intercultural communication lie at the very heart of the Monterey Institute's mission. To "be the solution" is to view language as a way to connect rather than a barrier, and to use it to facilitate dialogue between different peoples and cultures.

Summer Intensive Language Program in Monterey

About the Program

The Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) provides an intensive language learning environment for motivated foreign language students. Our SILP instructors are highly committed and seek to instill in their students an appreciation of the target language and culture.


Application Instructions

All applicants must submit the following materials:

Language and Intercultural Communications for Diplomats

Instructional Approach

Our diplomat programs incorporate a wide range of field-specific content and terminology through a practical, real-world  approach to language and intercultural communications training using a content-based instructional model(CBI). Programs offer instruction in both one-on-one, as well as group environments.

Language Teaching Coures Offered Online

Winter Term 2014 Online Courses

Introduction to Language Program Administration (ED 8660)

January 2-24, 2014

Presents a practical overview of problems, situations, and issues occurring in the management of language programs.

Seminar on Language Teacher Education (ED 8662)

January 2-24, 2014

Investigates issues related to language teacher training, education, and development.


Japanese Studies Program

Japanese Sample Courses

Aspects of Japanese Society

Develops advanced Japanese language skills through reading articles and discussing topics on contemporary Japan in the areas of international relations, foreign policies, politics, economy, etc.