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December 18, 2009
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October 7, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040045-6 y ,F STAN-- r.... ..-. -- "ET "Wwf MD Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO Chief, Language and Area School DATE: 7 October 1959 FROM . SUBJECT: Deputy for Language Training Weekly Activities Report A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS B. None to report. OTHER ACTIVITIES 1. Three out-of-hours beginners language classes for JOT's and their wives were organized during this period and 12 other JOT's were integrated into regular VLTP classes at more advanced levels of instruction. Classes in German (101) and Spanish (101) for JOT's will begin on 7 October. 'These classes will follow the regular VLTP curricula and schedule of five hours instruction a week. Total enroll- ment for these two,; classes is eleven students (5 in Spanish and 6 in German). A late class in French, primarily for wives, will be started on 8 October. Enrollment for this class which will be limited to one 2-1/2 hour session per week now stands at eleven. Registrations are still being received for this class and it may possibly have to be split into two classes. In addition to the JOT's mentioned above, a total of 23 JOT's have been enrolled in regular VLTP language classes since the beginning of the current semester. 0 displayed again his usual efficiency and devotion to duty in carrying out the setting up of these classes with a minimum of lost time. 2. The second running of the full-time advanced Chinese (RW) course began 5 October with +hrAA at,,dents from FDD. In a meeting with n-F Fran vo Vii expressed their satisfaction with the methods and results o e first running of this course, and stated that FDD now planned to send about three students a year for several years. For the success of this course appreciation is due to who have worked very hard at planning and conducting it. 3, are taking a course in general linguistics at Georgetown, two hours every Monday. We are pleased to see this evidence of interest and effort. tor, and was pleased to find that he had hadoatyear orb more ofbexperience and ii I i6L Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040045-6 e 2 Oc Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040045-6 at teaching full-time Arabic to Monterey graduates at Fort Bragg. On the strength of this and his general educational background, was offered a beginning salary of $6,500, and we are now awaiting - with crossed fingers - his acceptance. 5. Italian Basic III ( me) be an on Monday 5 October with four students, three from WE - and one from CI Staff. 6. The French staff is giving full-time tutorial instruction to a late enrollee from FE to enable him to enter the Basic French Class Full-Time that began on 14 September. 7. Basic German RSW1 (FT) began on 5 October with an enrollment of eight students. sday with incoming assured us o con nued interest Chief and c )operation by EE in the LAS language program. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040045-6