MIL attn me and manincamo (and other USAF CGOs)

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  1. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    we can now get a free year of rosetta stone online language program. 28 languages to choose from, everything from spanish or french to farsi and mandarin. there's a link on the squadron officers' college website, if you look it up at af.mil you should be able to search the last week's worth of news stories and find one about the program.

    first things first - get supervisor approval to start the course. then sign up (fill out and email a short form and language self-assessment), and voila, you have a year of free online language training. at the end of the year you have to take the defense language proficiency test (DLPT) in the language you choose. there's no punishment if you fail or anything, they just want to track the success of the program. also, if you go more than 3 weeks without using your account, they'll take it away.

    sounds like a great opportunity. i'm going to try and learn spanish since i never took it in high school or college.

    edit: program is limited to company grade officers only at this time
     
  2. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    This may be useful. Thanks for the info!
     
  3. gtcrispy

    gtcrispy New Member

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    And for all you Army peoples. We've already had it for a while. w00t.
     
  4. Isamu

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    oh.. this is cool.. i can do port while deployed after all!
     
  5. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    just logged in and completed the first lesson. good stuff! immersion approach to learning - supposed to mimic the way children learn languages.

    anyway, here are some links

    www.rosettastone.com
    http://soc.maxwell.af.mil/rosetta.htm


    it also seems that you are not limited in the amount of languages you want to learn - you have complete access to all 28 programs
     
  6. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    My Lt already is fluent in Russian. We makes a phone call in Russian and we get free things. Also, this one guy that everybody hates is still missing...
     
  7. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    missing?
     
  8. scottiemac

    scottiemac It's time to shoot some hot dogs!

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    Damn KGB.
     
  9. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    I understand english but I have no clue what you just said.
     
  10. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Its Southernese
    Here is the Rosetta Stone - http://rosettastone.com/southernese/buy.cfm

    Kinda like "Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I justs sits."
     

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