LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – SEARCA scholar Hoang Le Huong (Vietnam) received the Best in Grammar and Academic Writing special award during the closing ceremony of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Language Instruction Towards Excellence (LITE) Program on Intensive English Course for International Graduate Students for first semester AY 2019-2020.
With her were seven other SEARCA scholars who took the intensive lessons to develop their competency in the English language in terms of speech, reading and vocabulary, grammar, and academic writing. They were the 43rd batch to finish the course on 02 December 2019.
Other UPLB CAS LITE program completers from SEARCA were Candle Sidthisone (Laos), Thant Mon Paing (Myanmar), Simao Margono Belo, Nelson Aniceto Da Costa, Agostinha Soares Amaral (Timor Leste), Viengvilaiphone Botthoulath (Laos), and Issaree Supnui (Thailand). The closing ceremony also included cultural and food presentations per country.
Besides UPLB's CAS LITE program, SEARCA also offers short courses to assist scholars such as the Basic English Course for New Scholars, Training on Writing Thesis and Dissertation Proposals, Training on Data Analysis and Experimental Designs, and Training on Technical Writing for Publication in a Refereed Journal. For more information about SEARCA's activities for scholars, visit https://www.searca.org/latest-updates