Document Type: 
Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): 
Release Decision: 
Original Classification: 
Document Page Count: 
Document Creation Date: 
December 27, 2016
Document Release Date: 
December 18, 2009
Sequence Number: 
Case Number: 
Publication Date: 
October 29, 1959
Content Type: 
PDF icon CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040190-5.pdf61.09 KB
STAN,,, Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040190-5 "W- 5 ,11 EL,Al, A - ~%wp Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT Chief, Language and Area School Deputy for Language Training Weekly Activities Report A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS None to report. B. OTHER ACTIVITIES 1. Arrangements have been made to hav one hour every after- noon to drill the full-time basic Chinese class. is is in addition to the two hours a day h now devoting to the advanced class. This arrangement wil~7-s give some relief until we find a permanent replace- ment interviewing a good prospect this week, a man who seems to have excellent qualifications and is interested, but who might take a long time to clear because he is not yet a citizen and most of his past contacts are still in China. Also we may be able to hire a woma for part-time work. 2. We have been given oral assurance byl lof EE Division that EE will send at least four students to full-time Greek training beginning during the first half of 1960. n word on this will be forthcoming. We have therefore informed hat his contract will be renewed if he wishes. At this point he does not seem to have any other plans; if such should develop he would let us know before renewal time in January or sooner. 3. I Ihas just entered Basic Polish Reading (II), bringing the enrollment up to four students. a JOT, several years ago completed the Army Language School 9 months course in Polish. As the emphasis was on producing interpreters for military use, almost no practice was offered in newspaper-type reading, which is the new student's particular objective in joining the LAS course. 5. ~ discussed the withdrawal the Intermediate German FT course with It was confirmed that of EE from Training Officer. has promised to look into the matter further and report 25 YEAR Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040190-5