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South Asian Language Teacher Training Program

UW-Madison’s South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) will be hosting a 2-week language pedagogy training certificate program in June 2019. This is for anyone who is interested in learning basic language teaching methodologies for South Asian languages including new and prospective instructors at all levels of instruction. Participants will earn continuing education credits through UW-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies along with a certificate of completion.

Registration costs, daily per diem, and accommodations will be covered (travel-related costs such as airfare and visa fees are NOT covered). Contact Saleha Parvaiz for more information (

Who: New and prospective instructors of South Asian languages at all levels of instruction. Teaching experience/language proficiency is not required. Open to both US citizens and non-US citizens

What: Certificate program with comprehensive pedagogy training, opportunities for teaching observations and feedback, and job market training sessions

Where: University of Wisconsin-Madison (participants must be able to travel to Madison, WI)

When: Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 21, 2019

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2019

How to apply: Send (1) letter of interest, (2) a CV/resume, and (3) a letter of recommendation (optional) to Saleha Parvaiz (

Check out the program flyer!

SASLI LCTL Pedagogy Coordinator Call for Applications

SASLI is now accepting positions for a Summer 2019 Less Commonly Taught Languages Pedagogy Coordinator.

The position will run from June 10 – August 9, 2019, and include one week of pedagogy training prior to classes, which begin on June 17. Please visit the UW Jobs website for more information and to apply online:

The deadline to apply is February 8.

SASLI 2019 Student Application

The SASLI student application deadline has passed but we may still accept applications for courses that are running! Contact us at before submitting your application.

NEW Language at SASLI 2019!

SASLI will officially offer Dari at the SASLI 2019 program!

NEW A Taste of Hindi Program!

Introducing “A Taste of Hindi” a five week language course on Hindi language that will involve cooking! Check out this link for more details!

Distance Learning Application

Distance Learning Applications are still being accepted on a rolling basis.