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December 27, 2016
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December 18, 2009
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October 14, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040041-0 ~wurm Aim!. Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO Chief, Language and Area School FROM Deputy for Language Training SUBJECT: Weekly Activities Report A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS None to report. B. OTHER ACTIVITIES DATE: 14 October 1959 1. Basic German Reading, Phase II, with five students and two sections of German Basic RSW, Phase I, with eight students each began on Monday. 2. Instructors in the VLTP are unanimous in expressing the opinion that the present sessions are settling down to work faster than usual. This is in good part a result of the intensive screening of students which was carried out to reduce the number of classes to a minimum in the VLTP. 3. One part-time Basic Japanese course began 12 October with seven students and one part-time Basic Chinese course with five. 25X1 1i. Upon special an quest from a student 25X1 has been allowed to oin full-time Persian course several 25X1 weeks late. will give Aim tutorial instruction before or after duty-hours for a few weeks to help him catch up. 5. The Spanish Seminar resumed its meetings on Tuesday, 13 October. It will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 1230 to 1330 hours. It is the third Romance Language Seminar being conducted this fall. The others are in French and Italian. 6. Basic Polish Reading (II) students are beginning to read selections from two manuals prepared by the OTR. These are: Intensive Polish Reader (Volume 1) and Poland, a picture reader. Members of the class report that their young children, fascinated by the pictures which remind them of comic books, demand that they translate all captions to them. 7. It appears that there will be sufficient demand to begin a new Basic Polish Reading (I) course in the coming spring semester. 25 YEAR RE-REVIEW Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040041-0