SAFLI Additional Information:
**Please note all of the following are mandatory for SAFLI students.**
- SAFLI Pedagogy Coordinator:
The SAFLI Pedagogy Coordinator, will oversee the progress of SAFLI participants. If you find yourself in need of additional assistance outside of the resources outlined below, please contact the Pedagogy Coordinator directly. Emergency contact information will be given at the orientation during the first week of classes.
SAFLI students will have a language partner two times per week for one class hour (50 minutes) starting the second week of class and lasting through the seventh week. Language partner sessions must be two independent meetings (i.e. cannot put two sessions in a row). Language partners will be assigned to students during the first week of classes. Language partners will be assigned to students during the first week of classes. Language Partners are CONVERSATION partners – not tutors. They are meant to help students with their everyday speech and prepare the students for interactions they may encounter abroad. If you find yourself in need of assistance, in regards to your language partner sessions, please contact the Pedagogy and/or Program Coordinator.
SAFLI students are required to attend one class hour (50 minutes) of language table per week. The date and time of the language table will be sent to you prior to the start of the summer session. Language tables will begin during the second week of classes and continue through the second to last week of classes. Language tables are dedicated to roundtable conversation or games with a language table leader and other students within a similar level of language proficiency. If you find yourself in need of assistance, in regards to your language tables, please contact the Pedagogy and/or Program Coordinator.
1. SAFLI Orientations
- Mid-June: Time & Location TBD
SAFLI students and staff will gather for a student orientation. Lunch will be provided during the orientation. Language partners and language Table Facilitators will also be in attendance.
- Early July – Time & Location TBD
SAFLI students and staff will gather for an orientation that will help students prepare for their fall semester overseas. Sessions such as ‘What to Expect Q&A’ and ‘Skype conversation with American Councils on Visa Preparation’ will be covered during this orientation. Lunch will be provided.
There will be two mandatory excursions planned with a group of Hindi and Urdu speakers. Conversation and some events will be conducted in the target languages. A full itinerary will be sent prior to the excursion
- June 2022 – Details TBD
- July 2022 – Details TBD
**There may be other optional events organized for SAFLI students.**
3. SAFLI Pre-departure Orientation (PDO): TBD -Estimated Mid-Late July
A representative from SAFLI partner institutions: Boren, IAP, and American Councils will be present at the orientation. Lunch will be provided both days during the orientation. A complete agenda for the PDO will be sent once the date and time are established.