Analysis of Russian and Spanish Subskill Testing at the Defense Language Institute

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Analysis of Russian and Spanish Subskill Testing at the Defense Language Institute [Carlton L. Lavinder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA report procured by the Pentagon and made available for public release.

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ANALYSIS OF RUSSIAN AND SPANISH SUBSKILL TESTING AT THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE Carlton L. Lavinder III Lieutenant, United States Navy B.S., North Carolina State University, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH Author: Approved by: from the NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. DTIC ADA Analysis of Russian and Spanish Subskill Testing at the Defense Language Institute. Item Preview remove-circle. Dialog on Language Instruction is an occasional internal publication of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) and part of its professional development program.

Its primary function is to promote the exchange of professional knowledge and information among DLIFLC faculty and staff and to encourage professional.

The Institute plays an important role in measuring the efficacy of instruction and capturing the mission readiness of the force.

Most federal government agencies rely on the Defense Language Proficiency Test, or DLPT, and the Oral Proficiency Interview – OPI, which are reliable, scientifically validated tools for testing language ability of DOD personnel worldwide.

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Provost & Senior Language Authority NSA Liaison Analysis Test Development Test Management Test Review & Education Curriculum Development Russian, French and Spanish Hour Self-Paced Interactive Program Available in Iraqi, Pashto, Dari.

Failure to meet minimum proficiency levels at Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center sponsored courses † 5–3, page 10 Re-evaluation † 5–4, page 10 Retesting with the Defense Language Proficiency Test † 5–5, page 12 ii DA PAM 11–8 † 8 January The Defense Language Institute categorizes languages into four levels of difficulty.

Category I languages are easier to pick up, while moving on up through Category IV, language comprehension is more difficult, and the length of courses reflect that. Category I languages, week courses, include Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese. The Defense Language Institute Russian Refresher is a six-week, instructor-driven course that is designed for the student who has completed an intensive year of Russian.

The objective of the course is to remind the student of those structural features which he/she theoretically knows, as well as to reinforce the skills of listening. [18] According to the website of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California, the current basic course in Russian language lasts for forty-eight weeks of intensive study.

[19] In the s, the duration almost certainly would not have been any shorter. This test is designed for individuals who are already fluent in a specific foreign language needed by the military.

Quite simply, it tests the individual's current knowledge of a specific language. The test results in a language proficiency rating of 0, 0+ 1, 1+, 2, 2+, or 3, with three being the highest. For more than 20 years Diplomatic Language Services has been a prominent language testing facility for federal agencies, the US military, and private corporations.

Tests for speaking, listening, reading, and translation skills are evaluated using the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) guidelines. To put that into perspective, I’m guessing that a university student majoring in Spanish gets at least hours of instruction at a 4-year institution, and a military linguist going through the Spanish course at the Defense Language Institute probably gets twice that amount in less than a year.

In addition to the above, here are some other. You cannot ask for a much nicer duty station when you go to immerse yourself into foreign language training.

The DLIFLC (Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center) is located on the Presidio of Monterey, in Monterey the school is located on an Army Post and is run by the Army, it is officially a "joint-service" school.

The Defense Language Institute (Where CIA Spies Study Languages) The Defense Language Institute (“DLI”), located in Monterey, California, is where the CIA, members of the U.S. armed forces and various other government agencies go to learn foreign languages.

This is the premier (and only) language school for military and government personnel. Levels. Levels of the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language are matched to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (CEFR). The TORFL test consists of 6 different levels: Elementary Level (TEL / A1) — Successful performance at the Test at Elementary Level represents a standard of initial competence in Russian which demonstrates a.

Two time graduate of the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, Monterey, California (Russian and Spanish). Two time graduate of the U.S. Navy Cryptologic Voice Transcription School at Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD), San Angelo, Texas (Russian and Spanish).

Russian Language Tests. There are two tests you can take in the US military regarding foreign languages. The first is the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB). This test is typically given to new recruits, and prospective recruits from for example ROTC and the Civil Air Patrol.

Russian Serbian Slovak Spanish. Oral – sample performance. Part 1: Introduction – warm-up (approximately minutes) – not evaluated.

The aim of this section is to get candidates prepared and warmed-up for the exam situation and also that the interviewer can get. As the pandemic continues to impact our communities, our COVID Response Site features the most up to date and detailed information for K Testing both in and out of school.

Please check there to learn about the resources that LTI is making available. Thank you for your support of language. The average level of the Russian language, which allows you to communicate at home, educational and professional fields.

B2 (TORFL-II: the second level). Sufficiently high level of knowing Russian language, which is enough for communication in all spheres of activity.

Russian Actions and Methods against the United States and NATO, Russia has worked to upend the post-Cold War European order through an aggressive campaign of information warfare in recent years—so much so that the European Command Posture Statement identifies Russia as the primary threat, stating that “Russia seeks to undermine this international system and discredit those.

CTIs attend language training at the Defense Language Institute (DLI), in Monterey, California. They specialize in the analysis of foreign language materials and the preparation of statistical studies and technical reports.

Language training is open to men and women in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian-Farsi, Russian, and Spanish. Top 10 Reasons to Study Russian: 1. The US Government needs more Russian-language specialists: Federal agencies have identified Russian as a priority language of national need.

Among the agencies that seek expertise in Russian: the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security.

A linguist who was fluent in French, Italian, German and Spanish, he was a former commanding officer of the Army language school at Monterey, California, and from to was the first director of a coordinated Defense Language Institute in Washington.

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Time to complete: 15 minutes. You may not use a dictionary during the test. Once the test is complete, you will receive your final score, which we use to designate one of our Russian proficiency ratings. Each gives an approximate description of your current comprehension, as well as the average number of hours of study (either one-to-one or in small groups) to reach the level.

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The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution consisting of two separate entities which provide linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world.

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Russian introductory phonetic course, grammar course for beginners, vocabulary building lessons, interactive exercises, audio files, language games, oline quizzes and tests with immediate feedback.The Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) trains foreign nationals in English prior to their attending U.S.

military education and training courses and plays a critical role in building partnerships. RAND was asked to evaluate demand, supply, pricing models, and other options to optimize DLIELC's output.