FREE ON-LINE FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING AVAILABLE TO ALL HANDS

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NAVADMIN 178/08
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SUBJ/FREE ON-LINE FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING AVAILABLE TO ALL HANDS// 


REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/-/281723ZFEB08// AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 
054/08, WHICH ANNOUNCED PROMULGATION OF NAVY'S LANGUAGE SKILLS, 
REGIONAL EXPERTISE AND CULTURAL AWARENESS (LREC) STRATEGY.// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF ON-LINE FOREIGN 
LANGUAGE TRAINING FOR ACTIVE DUTY SAILORS, RESERVISTS AND NAVY 
CIVILIANS.  THE PRODUCT - CRITICAL LANGUAGE-150 (CL-150) BY TRANSPARENT 
LANGUAGE, INC IS POSTED ON NAVY KNOWLEDGE ON-LINE (NKO) AND OFFERED AT 
NO COST TO THE USER.  
2.  CONSISTENT WITH THE NAVY'S LREC STRATEGY ANNOUNCED IN REF A, TO 
ENHANCE FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL AWARENESS CAPABILITY AND CAPACITY, 
CL-150 SERVES THE TOTAL FORCE BY PROVIDING ROBUST TOOLS FOR THE 
ACQUISITION, SUSTAINMENT AND ENHANCEMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS. 
EXAMPLES OF LANGUAGES OFFERED INCLUDE MODERN STANDARD ARABIC, IRAQI 
ARABIC, PASHTO, PERSIAN-FARSI, DARI, CHINESE-MANDARIN, SPANISH AND 
OTHERS.  THE CAPABILITY WILL FACILITATE BOTH INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM 
TRAINING.  IT ALSO CONTAINS SOME CULTURAL OVERVIEWS.
3.  TO OBTAIN THE PRODUCT, LOG IN TO NKO AND CLICK ON THE "TRANSPARENT 
LANGUAGE" LINK LOCATED IN THE "PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT"
BLOCK ON THE OPENING PAGE. THIS WILL REDIRECT YOU TO THE SOFTWARE 
DOWNLOAD CENTER AT THE TRANSPARENT LANGUAGE WEB SITE.  THE CONTENT MAY 
BE DOWNLOADED TO AND CUSTOMIZED FOR USE ON PERSONAL COMPUTERS, PDAS AND 
MP3 PLAYERS.  IT CANNOT BE DOWNLOADED AND INSTALLED ON NMCI COMPUTERS.  
4.  I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE ALL HANDS TO TAKE MAXIMUM ADVANTAGE OF THIS 
EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT.
5.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CENTER FOR INFORMATION DOMINANCE 
(CID) LANGUAGE, REGIONAL EXPERTISE AND CULTURE DIRECTORATE (CLREC) BY 
EMAIL CLREC(AT)NAVY.MIL OR BY PHONE AT (850)452-6736/DSN 922.
6.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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