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Security Message for U.S. citizens: Road Closure and Embassy Public Services on Friday, September 11

The Embassy of the United States in Tunis alerts U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Tunisia to the publicly reported closure of Avenue Habib Bourguiba, a main downtown artery, until Monday, September 14 for security reasons.  The Ministry of the Interior has also announced a ban on all demonstrations for security reasons, citing threats against ... Read More»

‪‎Jazz‬ Chants: Carolyn Graham Presents a Unique Way to Teach ‎English‬

The U.S. Embassy IRC and the ELT Coordinator, with the Cooperation of the New Horizon Center, organized a workshop last week—Teaching English Language through Jazz Chants. Guest speaker Carolyn Graham conducted the workshop which included Inspectors, English teachers and students. Ms. Graham introduced the audience to the creative pedagogical method she has been using for ... Read More»

“Meet a Diplomat” Program More Than Meets Expectations

“Based on life experience…” “Genuine and thought-provoking…” were just some of the positive phrases uttered by students attending yesterday’s presentation by Consular Chief Jeffrey Osweiler comparing life and politics in the U.S. and Canada. Looking at both countries through the lens of an American who studied and lived in Canada, Osweiler provided unique insight, comparing ... Read More»

Two Tunisian Teachers Ready to Participate in the TEA Program in the U.S.

The U.S. Embassy ELT Coordinator conducted a pre-departure orientation today for two English teachers who were selected to participate in the 2015 Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA).  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, this six-week professional development program gives the participating teachers a combination of academic seminars and hand-on classroom experience. The two ... Read More»