PLEASE NOTE

If you are looking to earn promotion points for completing Headstart2, you must first register with ATTRS and then sign up for Headstart2 via Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) at: https://jkodirect.jten.mil/

The Headstart2 course versions hosted at DLIFLC.edu and lingnet.org also will not track your progress remotely, so if you need to use more than one computer or are on a shared machine, please use the JKO version of Headstart2 as well. https://jkodirect.jten.mil/

Welcome. This site will allow you to download the Headstart2 program.

Headstart2 consists of two units containing ten modules each. Unit One (Sound and Script) teaches the basics of the target language in twenty interactive tasks. Unit Two (Military) consists of a total of fifty mission-specific tasks. These tasks are designed according to military training format and include scenarios covering public safety, medical situations, basic command, cordon and search, and even gathering intelligence. Headstart2 also features over 100 PDFs with writing drills that provide the user with the opportunity to practice writing the target script. Other features include animated capstone military scenarios, culture notes, grammar notes, a writing tool, a sound recorder, a glossary, and a cultural resources section. Headstart2 exposes users to more than 1,000 key terms and phrases, and provides users with important communication tools that they need in preparation for deployment.

Headstart2 is available for a growing number of languages. Use the menu on the left to select a language of interest. Once you've made a selection, you'll have the option to download the course. New languages will be added to the menu as they become available.