Language and intercultural communication are central to all degree programs at the Monterey Institute.
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.
For over 50 years, the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) at the Monterey Institute of International Studies has offered foreign language students an intensive and supportive environment that creates opportunities to gain a solid foundation or improve overall proficiency in a language.
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.
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The Monterey Institute's Custom Language Services designs and arranges intensive language and intercultural training for diplomats at various levels of expertise. We offer on-site or off-site language programs, intensive workshops, distance learning options, and consulting services for ministries and governments.
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.
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.
Custom Language Services offers language and intercultural communications training tailored to the needs of executives, business consultants, government officials, and independents interested in honing their skills in a foreign language. We offer on-site or off-site instruction, as well as curriculum and in-house program development services.
Browse course samples and faculty profiles for Japanese language study within our graduate programs.
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.