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Forums, Courses and Workshops
SARID Organizes in-house and web-based opportunities
for the direct exchange of knowledge and experience regarding specific
sustainable development concerns, solutions, projects and programs
for researchers, practitioners and decision makers.
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English Language Courses
We organize & mediate discussions between different communities
to promote understanding & tolerance.
Mapping the Road to Co-existence: Could Abrahamic
dialogue open the path to peace?
US Communications with Muslim Communities at Home &
Plenary Meeting, June 12-13,
2003, Washington D.C., USA
SARID participated in a meeting
organized by the
Center for the Study of the Presidency (CSP) designed
to bring together individuals with different areas of expertise
for an exchange on how to strengthen U.S. communications with
Muslim communities. Presentations and associated discussions
included Best Practices and Technologies for Communications,
The Globalization of Religions, Principle Sources of Anti-Americanism
in the Muslim World, & U.S. Presence Abroad: Power, Principle,
Teaching basic skills to recent Asian immigrants in the USA as a
model for similar work in South Asia
Basic English, Dr. Jilani Warsi
This course is designed to help students with
a minimal level of proficiency to become more fluent and clear
in writing, reading, speaking, and listening. From basic vocabulary
development and pronunciation through the study of fundamental
grammatical structures, successful students in this course
will acquire a mastery of basic English. In order to gain
greater insight into American culture, students will need
to examine and present different points of view, argue for
them, listen to others, and mutually refine ideas. Writing
and presentation assignments are designed to help students
find their voices in English through exploring public places,
personal experiences, and responding to the experiences of
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. increase fluency in thinking in English,
and in reading and writing, listening and speaking.
2. develop an understanding of basic grammar and vocabulary.
3. develop skills in presenting and understanding points
4. develop an ability to use knowledge of grammar and vocabulary
in real situations.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Other Courses by Jilani Warsi:
61.901 Language Structures,
We organize events about South
Asian communities to disseminate information & further understanding.
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