Brantmeier receives grant to promote Arabic and Persian literacy

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Cindy Brantmeier, professor of applied linguistics in international and area studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a STARTALK  summer grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) to promote Arabic and Persian literacy in the St. Louis region.

Building upon her previous research, Brantmeier will develop a self-assessment criterion referenced instrument that will help native adult speakers of Arabic and Persian self-diagnose their existing strengths and weaknesses as language users and practitioners. 

Read more at The Record.