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In Country Language Training with DLS Partner Schools

The DLS Partner School program now offers students opportunities to study in over 30 carefully selected locations, while dealing directly with a well-established US-based language services provider that liaises with... Read More

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Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up Event

The Adopt-A-Highway program was established in 1988 in response to growing public concern regarding litter along our highways.   Adopt-a-Highway volunteers clean almost 12,000 miles of highways annually. That's more that 20 percent of Virginia’s state-maintained roads.    Today, 48 states and Puerto Rico have instituted...


How to Prepare for a Proficiency Test in Speaking

How to Prepare for a Proficiency Test in Speaking  In the world of language instruction and testing, “proficiency” means ability to do things with language. In a foreign-language course, the student moves from the easiest kind of tasks (e.g. introducing yourself) up the most complex (e.g. arguing for a point of view on a social issue)....


Immersion Program for Chinese Language Learning and Instruction

Suggested Topics for Immersion Program 1) Invite New Friend over for Dinner A new friend invites you to have dinner at his/her house tonight.  Tell him/her that you are sorry, but you cannot make it; you will be working late.  Tell him/her that you would love to come over another time and invite him/her to your house for dinner. Host...


In The Community

Bright and early on Saturday, May 11, DLS employees, friends, and family gathered at the National Mall in support of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, and the donning of bright pink t-shirts, the group became “Team DLS for the Cure” and proceeded to either walk or run a 5K, (1.3 mile) route that wrapped around D.C.’s Tidal Basin.


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