John De Mado has been a vocal advocate for language acquisition in the U.S. for many years. His hard-hitting insights into learning challenge the intellect while stimulating thought and professional growth for change. Above all, humor abounds in his presentations, serving to punctuate even the weightiest of topics.
As is the tradition every summer, we have taken the liberty of listing for you what the Language Schools Directors and Vice President consider to be some of the special highlights of the session.
This month marks the beginning of the Middlebury Language Schools' summer sessions, known internationally for their intensive immersion approach to the teaching of language and culture.
Beginning Saturday, June 13, and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 8, the Middlebury Language Schools International Film Festival will feature a major film in each of the following languages: Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Russian.
Founded in 1959, the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School Abroad in Mainz, Germany, began a kind of programming that other schools abroad had yet to practice.