Become a true global citizen
Welcome to the School of International Letters and Cultures
As schools move to a remote learning environment and as more and more of us are being asked to stay home in the wake of the coronavirus, staying connected to friends, family, and our working environments is essential. Access is especially critical for rural Americans, where service is often more expensive for slower speeds. However, the information in this guide also applies to urban areas like Portland, San Diego, and Sarasota.
Several agencies are already including this guide on their Resource pages. I provided a few of those examples below.
Global Literacy is a Necessity!
In today’s global economy, multilingualism and intercultural competency is valued everywhere. Graduates with experience in these areas enjoy a wide variety of job options in many fields.
Get ahead with your AP and IB exam credits!
Intensive language courses are proficiency-oriented courses designed to achieve the maximum level of proficiency in a dynamic communicative environment. The class time is spent on a variety of fast-paced activities, focused especially on the development of speaking skills.
Pronouncing Chinese Names
SILC has developed the perfect quick aid to help non-Chinese speakers pronounce Chinese names, we have created a webpage that provides a simple guide to pronunciation. The following begins with a simple introduction to Chinese names and the pronunciation system. It then provides clickable audio files for sounds that are more distant from those of English.