The goal of the Access Program is to equip talented students who possess a minimal knowledge of English with effective communication and critical thinking skills through meaningful interaction, cooperative learning strategies, and real-life contexts.
Additionally, Access seeks to prepare students
for conversational English language skills with native and non-native speakers of English through a variety of experiential learning activities.
Selected participants must be bright, economically disadvantaged students with beginning level of English.
Participants should commit to enroll in classes during the full two-year program.
Students will graduate with certificates of completion from the U. S. Embassy in Kazakhstan at the end of their two-year program.
The Program is divided into distinct phases: