IFLI Additional Information:
**Please note all of the following are mandatory for IFLI students.**
- IFLI Pedagogy Coordinator:
The IFLI Pedagogy Coordinator, Amelia Liwe, will oversee the progress of IFLI participants. If you find yourself in need of additional assistance outside of the resources outlined below, please contact the Pedagogy Coordinator directly. Emergency contact information will be given at the orientation during the first week of classes.
IFLI students will have a language/conversation partner two times per week for one class hour (50 minutes) starting the second week of class and lasting through the seventh week. Language partner sessions must be two independent meetings (i.e. cannot put two sessions on the same day). Language partners will be assigned to students during the first week of classes. If you find yourself in need of assistance, in regards to your language partner sessions, please contact Amelia Liwe.
IFLI students are required to attend one class hour (50 minutes) of language table per week. The date and time of the language table will be sent to you prior to the start of the summer session. Language tables will begin during the second week of classes and continue through the last week of classes. If you find yourself in need of assistance, in regards to your language tables, please contact Amelia Liwe.
1. IFLI Student Orientations
- Mid-June: Time & Location TBD
IFLI students and staff will gather for a Student Orientation as well as the Language Partners and Language Table Facilitators Orientation.
- Mid-July: Time & Location TBD
IFLI students and staff will gather for an orientation that will help students prepare for their fall semester overseas. Sessions such as ‘What to Expect Q&A’ and ‘Skype conversation with American Councils on Visa Preparation’ will be covered during this orientation.
2. Online Activities
There will be various mandatory and optional online events planned with guest speakers which will be conducted purely in the target language.
3. IFLI Pre-departure Orientation (PDO): TBD
A representative from IFLI partner institutions: Boren, IAP, and American Councils will be present at the orientation. Lunch will be provided both days during the orientation. A complete agenda for the PDO will be once the date and time are established.