ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROMOTION
The Embassy supports efforts to expand English language education in Togo. English is the most widely spoken second language in the world, as well as the language of international business, science, and technology. Expanding the number of English speakers in Togo will make the country more competitive economically and lead to more engagement with the U.S. and other English-speaking nations. The Embassy has a variety of programs to support English language learning and teaching.
These are explained below.
English Access Micro-scholarship
The objective of the English Access Micro-scholarship program is to allow students from underprivileged background to improve the level of their knowledge of the English language and have access to a varied scope of exchange of ideas to prepare for a better contribution to the socio-economic development of their country.
ELF: English Language Fellow Program
The ELF is sent to Togo for a period of 10 months during which he/she trains EL teachers all over the country by organizing teacher training workshops and class visits in all the 5 regions and Lomé District .She/he also teaches conversation class at the American Corners based in the 2 universities of Togo, and collaborates with Togo English Teachers Organization for the promotion of the English Language through various activities in the schools during the academic year.
SUSI- Study of the US Institute - program
Study of the US Institute program: a six-week US based training opportunity for English teachers to enhance their capacities and professionalism.
Online teacher training course with University of Oregon to help build teaching skills through the interactive