English Language Office

The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam works with the Regional English Language Office (RELO) in Addis Ababa to administer a range of English teaching and training programs for teachers and students and distribute an array of English language learning and teaching materials.

For more information about our English language programs and materials, please contact us at drs_englishprograms@groups.state.gov and visit the American English website. To learn about new opportunities follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

Programs for Learners of English

English Access Microscholarship Program
For non-U.S. students, the English Access Microscholarship Program teaches talented 13 to 20 year-olds English language skills through after-school classes and intensive sessions.

American English MOOCs
These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) help pre-intermediate to intermediate level learners improve their English skills in five major career fields. Each MOOC is five weeks long and there are different facilitated course start dates for each. After the start date of the first facilitated course, the MOOC is open for enrollment.

Programs for Teachers of English

OPEN Global Online Course (GOC) Information
The Online Professional English Network (OPEN) program offers virtual learning opportunities to foreign English language educators, professionals and learners worldwide. OPEN promotes mutual exchange of culture and provides free access to teaching and learning materials which can be reused, adapted and shared with others. OPEN professional development opportunities are developed by U.S. academic institutions and experts in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

American English Webinars
The American English Webinar Series is a professional development program for English teachers around the globe addresses methodological topics that foster interactive, student-centered language instruction. Here you will find recordings from previous webinars that are 60 minutes long and include corresponding downloadable presentations and additional resources. To find out about current live webinars, visit American English Live Events | OPEN (openenglishprograms.org)

Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) brings outstanding non-U.S. secondary school teachers of English to the United States. Participants further develop expertise in their subject area, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. TEA teachers participate in a six-week academic program at a U.S. university graduate school of education.

Programs for Institutions Involved in English Language Education

English Language Specialist Program
For U.S. experts in the field of Teaching English and Applied Linguistics, the English Language Specialists Program offers short-term assignments abroad.

English Language Fellow Program
For U.S. teachers, the English Language Fellow Program provides 10-month teaching fellowships to academics in the fields of Teaching English and Applied Linguistics.