Cultural Affairs Officer congratulates E-Teacher alumni at the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

On February 27, the Public Affairs Section hosted an E–Teacher Certificate Ceremony for four alumni who recently completed their 8-week English language teaching online courses offered by several U.S. universities. Cultural Affairs Officer Michael Quinlan welcomed the participants and discussed a range of public diplomacy programs, encouraging them to work together on projects such as English camps or teacher training for their students and ...
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SEAYLP educator conducts an English camp for students in Terengganu

SEAYLP alumnus Lutfi Amri from Universiti Sains Malaysia conducted an English camp for more than 60 secondary school students from SMK Permaisuri Nur Zahirah, SMK Tengku Mahmud and SMK Tengku Mahmud 2 at Demong Beach Resort in Besut, Terengganu. Sponsored by U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, the 3-day camp called House of Pumpkin Alpha was mentored ...
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High School Students Learn Entrepreneurship at CLICK! 6.0 Camp in Kuantan

Twelve schools from Pahang, Terengganu, and Kelantan came together in Kuantan on April 7-9 for the first of three social entrepreneurship camps across Malaysia called CLICK! 6.0. Throughout the camp, American Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) helped students develop project ideas to solve social issues facing their respective communities. On the final day, students pitched ...
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Lincoln Corner Kedah Celebrates 10 Years of Programs

On February 26, approximately 300 attendees, including Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs), Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) participants, USG-exchange alumni, local government officials, educators, and students gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lincoln Corner Kedah. The event was co-officiated by the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur’s Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO) Michael Quinlan ...
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American English E-Teacher Program 2017

The Regional English Language Office is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for scholarships in five new E-Teacher courses below: Assessment of English Learners Techniques of Teaching Reading & Writing Using Educational Technology Critical Thinking in the Classroom Teaching Grammar Communicatively Application deadline is on Monday, October 17, 2016. Submit your application form to ...
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U.S. Embassy K.L. Connects with Students from Pahang ETA Schools

Members from the Public Affairs team along with other staff members from the US Embassy, conducted a site visit to SMK Mentakab and SMK Sri Semantan on 28 July 2016. Both schools are hosting English Teaching Assistants (ETA) and are located in Pahang. The ETAs organized the students, teachers and representatives from the Temerloh District ...
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The First Cadre of MOOC Camp Graduates Visit the Embassy

On July 28, the Embassy welcomed graduates of a Public Speaking MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) camp to recognize their successful completion of the course.  Six graduates of the first MOOC Camp held at the Lincoln Corner Kuala Lumpur received certificates and shared their opinions about the MOOC.  The MOOC, provided by the University of ...
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Students “Speak Up in English” at the Lincoln Corner Melaka

On June 22, Fulbright English Language Fellow (ELF) Emily Jones presented a half day English program entitled, “Speak Up in English” at the Lincoln Corner (LC) Melaka to about eighty secondary school students.  Ms. Jones skillfully introduced U.S. geography to the participants by engaging them in a discussion using photos of her life in the ...
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English Language Fellows Organize Conference on English Language Teaching 2016

On June 18, English Language Fellows Christa Bixby and Emily Jones conducted a conference on English Language Teaching 2016 at UNITAR International University (UNITAR) in Kelana Jaya, Selangor. The one-day conference entitled “Thriving Classrooms: Inspirational Practices to Create Dynamic English Language Learning Environments” were attended by more than 150 English language professionals across Malaysia. The ...
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Click! Camp Builds Community Heroes

Click! 5.0 is an intensive, action-packed social entrepreneurship program which aims to equip 150 rural and suburban students with entrepreneurial skills to address social issues in their own communities.  Students between the ages of 14-16 from 30 high schools in Perak, Kelantan, Selangor, Perlis, Penang, Kedah, Terengganu, Pahang, and Sabah participated in this year’s Click! ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Kagan joins the Community Heroes in the Click! 5.0 Camp in Kelantan

On April 24 at the last day of Click! 5.0 Camp in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Deputy Chief of Mission Edgard Kagan attended the Click! 5.0 Camp as one of the panel judges during the final pitching session. Organized by the Leadership Empowerment and Development Institute (LEAD), Click! Camp is an intensive, educational, interactive and highly ...
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Lincoln Corner Kelantan’s English Program Centers on Environmental Protection

On April 18, after Kelantan’s Chief Imam opened the Corner’s English program with remarks about the importance of learning the English language, Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) Kiranjit Kaur and Jake Klingensmith, and U.S. English language and leadership trainer Khidar Abdullah engaged about 40 Kelantan secondary school students aged 16-17 (mostly from Islamic schools), in ...
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Lincoln Corner Kuala Lumpur Library Offers MOOC Camp

On April 16, Abdul Qayyum Jumadi, the founder of  Englishjer (a social media handle targeting hundreds of Malaysian youth interested in English enhancement and other related activities), in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy and the Lincoln Corner KL Library, led a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Camp on public speaking. The MOOC offered by the University ...
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Fulbright English Teaching Assistants Welcome Reception

On January 15, 2016, Ambassador Yun welcomed 100 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants to his home in Kuala Lumpur for a reception before they depart for their schools all across Malaysia. Ministry of Education Director General Datuk Seri Dr. Khair Mohamad Yusof also attended the event. These 100 young Americans will spend the year teaching English ...
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