LINGUIST List 21.4570

Mon Nov 15 2010

Jobs: Lang Acq: Curriculum Development Consultant, Speak Africa, LLC

Editor for this issue: Erin Smith <erinlinguistlist.org>


        1.     Serena Morones , Language Acquisition: Consultant / Curriculum Development Consultant, Speak Africa, LLC

Message 1: Language Acquisition: Consultant / Curriculum Development Consultant, Speak Africa, LLC
Date: 13-Nov-2010
From: Serena Morones <serenaspeakrwanda.com>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Consultant / Curriculum Development Consultant, Speak Africa, LLC
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University or Organization: Speak Africa, LLC Web Address: http://www.speakrwanda.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Bantoid
Description:

Linguist consultant needed for a Kinyarwanda curriculum developmentproject. Speak Africa, LLC has developed and published two Kinyarwandaproducts for travelers; a phrase book and basic audio lessons. See thewebsite for more information.

Our customers are asking for more advanced Kinyarwanda lessons. Most ofour customers are humanitarian aid workers or Christian missionaries, butsome are travel tourists to Rwanda.

We are seeking a linguist who is available on a contract basis and who isqualified to help us design more extensive language learning lessons. Weenvision that the advanced lessons will be presented through a combinationof audio, text and video images, delivered in mp4 format with companiondownloadable pdf materials.

Experience in Bantu languages is desired but not required. This project isestimated to take 12-15 hours per week for 12-16 weeks, with more hours inthe early weeks. We are located in Portland, Oregon, but we are open toworking with the a consultant located in another area.

Compensation to be negotiated based on qualifications. We also have accessto volunteer student interns from Portland State University. We also haveseveral Kinyarwanda native speakers in Portland to consult on this project,as well as a library of Kinyarwanda resources.

Please contact Serena Morones at the email given below to express interestin this project.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Email Address for Applications: serenaspeakrwanda.com Contact Information:
Serena Morones Email: serenaspeakrwanda.com

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