Apply for a 2 day English Language Teaching Conference in Amman

The Regional English Language Office at the U.S Embassy Manama is seeking candidates for a two-day English Language Teaching Conference in Amman, Jordan. The conference, entitled “English Beyond Borders: Language Teaching in a Global Context” will take place on the 18 and 19 of August 2017. To apply, please fill in the application form here ...
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Children’s Program at the National Library To celebrate US Independence Day

To celebrate Independence Day, English Language Fellow Jesse Conway and Muna D. Abdmohammad, coordinator of the American Corner at the Bahrain National Library, invited the children of Bahrain to take part in a cultural exchange program. Children from ages 4 – 12 participated in coloring activities, learned about the history behind the flags of Bahrain ...
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AVAILABLE MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOCs)

The U.S. Embassy in Manama invites the public to participate in STEM Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera   The U.S. Embassy in Manama is happy to announce the first facilitated MOOC launch of English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the ...
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English for Journalism Massive Open Online Course

The U.S. Embassy in Manama is happy to announce the second facilitated launch of  the English for Journalism Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera.  Through the MOOC, learners will obtain the English language skills needed for a career in modern journalism. The course explores print, broadcast, social and digital ...
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Teachers Find Their Singing Voices

  At the final U.S. Embassy Regional English Language Office (RELO) workshop for 2016, the National Library at the ISA Cultural Center experienced the beautiful singing of 75 local teachers.  RELO Assistant, Khadija Alhayki, helped teachers find their voices so they could use them to engage young learners using songs and chants from the American ...
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Workshop for local English teachers

On November 28th , U.S. Embassy English Language Fellow Jesse Conway led a workshop for local English teachers on ways to increase reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary through collaborative practices.  During the workshop, participants discussed why reading is often perceived as difficult and time-intensive and explored classroom-ready communicative approaches that increase students’ reading fluency levels, ...
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Honoring Bahraini Young Writers

On November 2nd , Ambassador Roebuck honored five Bahraini Access students who contributed stories and illustrations to the book, “Tales and Stories from the Gulf.”  These students collaborated with other young writers from U.S. Government-sponsored Access English-language programs in Kuwait and Qatar to submit and publish a collection of folktales and creative stories for young ...
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English Access Students at the Integrity Learning Center Graduates

On October 26th, thirty young Bahraini students graduated from the English Access Microscholarship Program hosted by the Integrity Learning Center in a ceremony at Elite Grande Hotel in Seef.  U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Mr. William V. Roebuck, honored the students who successfully completed a two-year program of rigorous study of English and American culture.  Sponsored ...
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Regional English Language Officer Conducts Workshop

On October 26, the U.S. Embassy’s Regional English Language Office partnered with the Isa Cultural Center to offer a workshop on “Collaborative Story Writing.”  The regional English language officer, Mr. Scott Chiverton, demonstrated activities from the U.S. Department of State publication, “Create to Communicate,” a teaching resource book that shows teachers how to use art ...
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