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Center Initiatives To Promote Language Proficiency

  • Participate in a Defense Language Office study of the various factors comprising aptitude in second language acquisition.
  • Develop a USMA-specific profile of a 'Successful Language Learner."
  • Create a Learning Resource Center for use by USMA faculty and cadets.
  • Develop foreign language proficiency assessment tools that focus on the 0+ to 2+ range on the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) rating scale.
  • Coordinate evening lectures relevant to language proficiency, intercultural competence, and regional expertise.
  • Research the relationship between language, culture, and regional expertise.
  • Establish an endowment for further language and cultural immersion programs for USMA cadets.