News & Events

Teachers Teach Other Teachers Using Embassy Materials

On May 19th, Mrs. Khadija Alhayki from the Regional English Language Office led a workshop for local English teachers on using interactive language-development activities in the classroom.  The workshop was organized by the U.S. Embassy in partnership with the American Corner at the Isa Cultural Center.  During the session, Mrs. Alhayki and teachers from the audience demonstrated ...
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Ambassador Visits Fashion Factory

U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck recently visited the MRS Fashions facility in Riffa to highlight Bahraini companies that benefit from the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Bahrain.  The Ambassador toured the factory and participated in a discussion about clothing manufacturing in Bahrain under the FTA. His visit to the factory underscored the strength of the ...
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Teachers Use Literature to Teach English to Young Adults

On May 12th, a local English-language teacher presented a workshop on using literature for young adults in the English as a Foreign Language classroom.  The workshop was organized by the U.S. Embassy in partnership with the American Corner at the Isa Cultural Center.  The presenter explored themes and activities offered in a publication of the ...
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FLTA Alumni Tell Their Stories

On May 6th, three Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) alumni led a panel discussion on the FLTA Program for a group of interested applicants.  The FLTA Program is an exchange program which sends local teachers to the United States to teach Arabic and enroll in college-level courses.  The panel discussed the application process and challenges, ...
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Access Students Practice Creative Writing

On May 4th  and 5th, Mrs. Khadija Alhayki from the Regional English Language Office led writing workshops for groups of students from English Access Programs in Bahrain. The classes were designed to enhance and encourage creative writing among the students, and Mrs. Alhayki used several interactive activities that were very productive and fun to do. Over thirty ...
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