DLIFLC

Autonomous Language Sustainment (ALS) 



Autonomous Language Sustainment (ALS) focuses on the development of independent learners.  ALS is
currently composed of two components:

END OF SECOND SEMESTER (Eo2) DLPT FAMILIARIZATION WORKSHOP AND WEB-BASED LANGUAGE RESOURCES

ALS offers a mandatory workshop called ALS-Eo2 DLPT Familiarization Workshop for all DLI students
entering the 3rd semester.  Eo2 provides students with an overview of the DLPT V, description of
the multiple choice and constructed response formats, test scoring, test procedures, sample passages and skill level descriptions. Monitoring personal proficiency development is also facilitated.  Related technology-based language resources are discussed, such as G.L.O.S.S., DLIFLC Online Diagnostic Assessment, CL-150 Three-Strand Integrated Diagnostic Assessments (IDA3) & CL-150 Language Proficiency Tests (LPT), SCOLA, etc. Eo2 is delivered in English.
 
END OF THIRD SEMESTER (Eo3) LANGUAGE ENHANCEMENT AFTER DLI (LEAD) AND WEB-BASED LANGUAGE RESOURCES

ALS offers a 1.5-hour mandatory briefing called ALS-Eo3 LEAD for all basic course graduates.  It is designed to help DLI graduates make the transition from the classroom to field-based learning:  

  • How to Develop an Individual Action Plan, which includes a study plan, to maximize self-directed language enhancement

  • Raising awareness about the importance of being proactive in the pursuit of career goals in the intelligence field

  • Strategies to gain target language proficiency through the use of technology-based language resources, distance education, refresher courses, and the Reach Language Support Program

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DLI Graduate Links: ALS-Eo3 LEAD Details


DLIFLC 1759 Lewis Rd. Bldg 614, Ste. 251 - Presidio of Monterey - Monterey, CA 93944 (831) 242-5119, (DSN-768)