Experiential learning is a cornerstone of the Monterey Way. Whether on-campus or in a developing country, practica provide students with opportunities to explore real world contexts as freelance consultants, field researchers, and junior-level professionals. This page is for previous programs. Click here for our winter & spring practica.
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Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.
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Thriving in your career requires patience, commitment, and integrity. You must 1) choose a personal career path and 2) market yourself to a network of peers, alumni, and professionals. Whether you're a student or alumni, our resources, customized advising services, and workshops will support you throughout the career exploration process.
Our master’s program is training the next generation of leaders in language education and foreign language teaching.
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What is TESOL?
TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and is the academic discipline of teaching English to students who have a different native language. TESOL is an expanding field that is becoming increasingly important as the demand for English language learning grows around the world.
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Five recent graduates of the Middlebury Institute TESOL program found exciting job opportunities and adventures in Saudi Arabia, while enjoying the chance to experience life in a different culture together.
“Learning a language is one of the deepest forms of respect you can extend to another culture,” says Thor Sawin, member of the Middlebury Institute TESOL/TFL faculty.
“Embrace uncertainty” became the adopted theme of an intensive English program offered by the Institute’s Custom Language Services in November for 36 civil servants from Taiwan.
Who says German is not a romantic language? For a pair of Monterey Institute alumni, a group project on “Romancing the Germans” turned out to be the beginning of a lasting love story.