January 27, 2012

Summer 2012 Opportunity for Students: Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture at Lebanese American University (Beirut Campus)

Summer 2012 Opportunity for Students: Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture at Lebanese American University (Beirut Campus)

The Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture (SINARC) is a multi-faceted language and cultural immersion program that welcomes students from all over the world. In operation for over 14 years, SINARC has quickly become a top choice for Arabic language learners looking not only to improve their language skills but also to gain an understanding of the cultural and social dynamics in the region.

The SINARC program is hosted each year at the Lebanese American University (Beirut Campus), one of the premier institutions of higher education and research in Lebanon and the region. The campus situated in the heart of the Lebanese capital provides students a unique perspective on Lebanese culture and daily life.

SINARC offers courses in Arabic language and culture at various levels of proficiency. Each level provides twenty hours per week of intensive classroom instruction, including five hours per week of Lebanese Dialect. Formal language instruction is enriched by immersion in an authentic cultural context. Cultural activities include weekly lectures on topics related to Arab and Lebanese politics, history, society, and culture. In addition, students partake in a series of excursions to historical, cultural and tourist sites throughout Lebanon and Syria.


Students have a Summer and Fall program option:

The six-week Summer program (June 25 - August 3, 2012) is offered at four levels: Elementary, Upper Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced. A separate eight-credit course in Lebanese Dialect will be offered provided there is sufficient enrollment.

The 15-week Fall program (September 10 - December 14, 2012) is offered at two levels: Intermediate and Advanced. In addition, two special courses are available: Arabic Language Writing Skills and Middle East Challenges of the 21st Century.


Tuition ($295 per credit) -- $2,360
Room (double occupancy)* -- $950
Excursions (transportation, entrance fees, one overnight stay) -- $250
Total $3,560

*Note: Single occupancy in LAU dorms is $400 extra, depending on availability.

Meals and round trip travel to Beirut, books, and supplies are not included.

Round-trip tickets to Beirut cost approximately U.S.$ 1,200 from New York and approximately U.S.$ 600 from Europe. We urge participants to make travel plans as early as possible in order to take advantage of discounted prices. Participants are required to purchase comprehensive health insurance, unless they can provide evidence of comparable coverage. Emergency health insurance for coverage over the duration of the program may be purchased through LAU upon arrival for $75.

Transportation for arrival and departure between Beirut International Airport and LAU-Beirut is provided to SINARC students free of charge. Additional transportation needs within Lebanon are the responsibility of students. Taxi and bus services are reasonably priced in Lebanon.

NON-REFUNDABLE CLAUSE: Please note that there will be no refunds on program fees after the start of the session.


A SINARC application is available through the link below, can be found on the National Council Web site, or can be obtained by emailing Megan Geissler at Megan@ncusar.org.


Students should submit completed applications to Megan Geissler at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (contact coordinates below) for forwarding to Lebanese American University.

Megan Geissler
National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
1730 M St. NW, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20036
Email: Megan@ncusar.org
Phone: 202-293-6466


Visit: ncusar.org/programs/lau-sinarc.html or contact Megan Geissler at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (contact coordinates above).


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National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
1730 M St. NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC
Phone: 202-293-6466 | Fax: 202-293-7770

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January 04, 2012

Columbia University Summer Arabic Language Program

Academic Program

Based in the capital city of Amman at the Columbia University Middle East Research Center, this nine week program provides intensive Arabic language training and introduces Jordanian and Arab culture and customs to highly motivated undergraduate and graduates. Students enroll in both a modern standard Arabic course at the appropriate level and meet regularly with language tutors. All courses are taught by Columbia faculty in collaboration with local faculty.

Students enroll in one of the following levels:

Modern Standard Arabic, 10 points
First Year Arabic, I-II
Second Year Arabic, I-II
Third Year Arabic, I-II
Fourth Year Arabic, I-II


Students share rooms in a furnished apartment or hotel.

Excursions and Activities

Course-related field trips and cultural activities are organized to provide opportunities for students to strengthen their language skills and deepen their understanding of Arabic language, history and culture. Sites to be visited may include Petra, the Dead Sea, Al-Aqaba and Jarash.

The program also includes workshops and lectures to introduce students to the local art, music and film scenes. Opportunities to participate in volunteer work can be arranged for advanced students as well.

Contact Information

Columbia University
Office of Global Programs
606 Kent Hall

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H-ISLAMART: Persian Summer Language Institute - UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin's Persian Summer Language Institute is now accepting applications for Summer 2012. This innovative, content-based program offers intensive Persian instruction at Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels with an aim to push students towards Advanced and Superior proficiency in the language.

The Persian Summer Language Institute runs for 10 weeks (May 28 -August 3, 2012). Institute curriculum includes group discussions, one-on-one meetings, student presentations, a writing lab, and multi-media activities. Tuition is $3,800, excluding travel, room, and board. Offering 200 contact hours, this program qualifies for the Summer FLAS Fellowship.

Please find brochure and application here: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/mes/summer/persian.php.

The priority deadline to apply is March 1, 2012.

If you, your peers, or your students have any questions, please contact us at utsummerinstitutes@austin.utexas.edumailto:utsummerinstitutes@austin.utexas.edu

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May 06, 2011

Summer 2011 Arabic Language Immersion in Muscat (ALIM)

Summer 2011 Arabic Language Immersion in Muscat (ALIM)

The World Learning Oman Center ("WorLOC") has many years of experience teaching intensive Arabic language programs to students from around the world. WorLOC is known for the quality of their teaching and the quick speaking abilities of students, most of whom also live with Omani families while they study on the campus.

WLOC is located in Muscat, with a direct view of the Arabian Sea only 100 meters away. Within the campus are faculty offices, classrooms, a library and kitchen where some 200 students and professionals come each year to learn, travel, and immerse in Gulf and Omani culture.

World Learning in Brattleboro, Vermont, is the parent campus which has been operating study abroad programs since 1932. Their programs are fullyaccredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Oman Center is directed by Dr. J. Larry Brown, a longtime educator who served on the faculty of Harvard University and also as Board Chair of Oxfam.

Classes may be taken forcredit or noncredit. All Arabic language classes are taught by a highly skilled and experienced team of Omanis. All teachers are Omani native speakers with a formal professional education as language teachers and experience in teaching Arabic to foreign students.

ALIM: Arabic Language Immersion in Muscat
Level: Intermediate (two years of university Arabic or the equivalent)
Instruction: Modern Standard Arabic, media literacy, passive comprehension and active use of "educated speech" (lughatalmuthaqqafeen) as used on Al Jazeera
Textbook: Al Kitaab fii Taalum Al Arabiya II (and authentic media material)
Program dates: June 10-July 21, 2011 (six weeks)
Schedule: Four hours daily, five days a week (three hours of classroom instruction and one hour in conversation with a peer facilitator)
Instructors: Native Omani Arabic speakers, with formal AFL training and experience teaching foreign university students and other international audiences
Cultural activities: Lectures and films, museum visits, interactions with peer facilitators, participation in homestay family leisure activities
Class size: Two classes, six students each
Excursions: Weekend trips to interior villages and wadis.

Included in program fees:
-Arabic language program
-Homestay accommodations (includes breakfast and dinner daily)
-Lunch during the week (Omani, Turkish, Pakistani and Lebanese food)
-Cultural events, such as lectures and films
-Airport pick up from Muscat International Airport
-Renewable visa
-Transportation between homestay and World Learning Oman Center

Not included in program fees:
-Airfare to/from Oman
-Arrival visa (20 OMR at Muscat Airport)
-Textbook: Al Kitaab fii Taalum Al Arabiya II (available for purchase)
-Weekend excursions to interior villages and wadis (optional)

APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 29. Program space is limited to 12. First applicants given priority.

Application Form
Summer 2011 ALIM Application:

About the National Council on U.S.Arab Relations Founded in 1983, the National Council on U.S.Arab Relations is an American nonprofit, nongovernmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world. The Council has been granted public charity status in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are taxdeductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The National Council does not employ or retain a lobbyist.

The National Council's vision is a relationship between the United States and its Arab partners, friends, and allies that rests on as solid and enduring a foundation as possible. Such a foundation, viewed from both ends of the spectrum, is one that would be characterized by strengthened and expanded strategic, economic, political, commercial, and defense cooperation ties; increased joint ventures; a mutuality of benefit; reciprocal respect for each other's heritage and values; and overall acceptance of each other's legitimate needs, concerns, interests, and objectives.

The National Council's mission is educational. It seeks to enhance American awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the Arab countries, the Mideast, and the Islamic world. Its means for doing so encompass but are not limited to programs for leadership development, peopletopeople exchanges, lectures, publications, an annual ArabU.S. Policymakers Conference, and the participation of American students and faculty in Arab world study experiences. As a public service, the Council also serves as an information clearinghouse and participant in national, state, and local grassroots outreach to media, think tanks, and select community, civic, educational, religious, business, and professional associations. In these ways the Council helps strengthen and expand the overall ArabU.S. relationship.

National Council on U.S.Arab Relations
1730 M St. NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC
Phone: 2022936466 | Fax: 2022937770

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January 17, 2011

APTLII Summer Language Immersion Program

Application materials for Summer 2011 are now available!

LIVE alongside your classmates and faculty on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. BREATHE the culture and beauty of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish in an environment that stresses mastery through total immersion. LEARN in the classroom, at meals, and during other weeknight and weekend activities.

The Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)* is an eight-week intensive summer language immersion program for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals. Outside of the classroom, students commit to using their target language at all times - in their shared living space on campus, at meals, and at co-curricular activities that combine to create a language immersion experience.

Courses are offered at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced (depending on sufficient enrollment), and provide two semesters of academic credit. Instruction is given in small groups taught by native speakers and experienced language teachers. The classes are intensive, involving a minimum of 4.5 hours contact hours Mondays through Fridays, plus extra hours for homework. APTLII meets the requirements for Title VI Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships.

$6,500 covers tuition, room, board, and fees

Rolling admissions until classes filled or May 15, 2011

* Formerly known as APIP / APTIP, the Arabic Persian Turkish Immersion Program.

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3rd Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World

Summer Institute for the Languges of the Muslim World

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in collaboration with the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies , Center for African Studies, CIBER, Center for Global Studies and the European Union Center is pleased to host the 3rd Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World in summer 2011 (June 13 - August 6, 2011).

SILMW will offer intensive courses in a variety of Muslim world languages, including Arabic, Bamana, Bosnian, Pashto, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu and Wolof.

SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of the Muslim World and interact with experts in this region. In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW will offer a variety of extracurricular activities designed to enhance classroom instruction, provide additional channels for language contact and practice, and expose learners to the traditions of the Muslim World communities. These extracurricular activities include research forums, picnics, conversation tables, cooking classes, music & dance performances, movie screenings, field trips, lectures and other cultural activities.

The SILMW is being organized by a committee consists of Drs. Eyamba Bokamba (Director), Rakesh Bhatt, James Yoon, Ercan Balci, Margaret Njeru, Peyman Nojoumian andEman Saadah from the Department of Linguistics.

For more information please visit: http://silmw.linguistics.uiuc.edu/index.html or contact the Linguistics Department.

Linguistics Department Contact Information:
707 S. Mathews Ave, 4080 FLB, MC-168 Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-3563
Fax: 217-244-8430
Contact: silmw@illinois.edu

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March 10, 2010


2010 SASLI Program Dates: June 14 - Aug. 6

SASLI Mission Statement:
The South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) is a formal educational collaboration of the US Department of Education-designated Title VI National Resource Centers for South Asia in partnership with the South Asia Language Resource Center (SALRC). SASLI is dedicated to training students, faculty, and professionals in the languages of South Asia.

The SASLI program fee for 2010 is $3,300. The program fee does not include the cost of textbooks, or living expenses. It does include the UW-Madison assessment fee. SASLI is open to undergraduates, graduate students and non-student professionals. UW Madison in-state undergraduates will be charged regular undergraduate tuition for 8 credits as posted on the UW Registrar's Office Website.

(Note: This program is also hiring Lecturers and Faculty Assistants--see the same website listed below for details).

Apply at http://www.sasli.wisc.edu/


Contact program assistant, Ean Barnard, directly at (608) 261-1194 or
via email at sasli@southasia.wisc.edu.

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February 17, 2010

Marhaba: Volunteers in the Middle East

Marhaba: Volunteers in the Middle East is announcing its summer 2010 service-learning programs in Cairo, Egypt. We offer summer experiences for college students that combine Arabic language study with meaningful service to communities Egypt. This year volunteers will either teach English classes at an Egyptian youth-led NGO which addresses urban poverty or teach extracurricular classes to refugee children in summer school. Students should expect to spend 15 to 20 hours per week volunteering. Additionally, we arrange Arabic courses, cultural events, and group trips throughout the summer.

Program Dates: June 22 – July 28, 2010
Application Deadline: March 15

For application materials and additional information, please visit
or email us at info@gomarhaba.org

Volunteers in Program I teach extracurricular classes for refugee children.
Volunteers in Program II teach English at a youth-led Egyptian community
organization which addresses urban poverty.

Marhaba is pleased to offer two scholarships of up to $1,000 to support volunteers in either program who would not otherwise be able to volunteer abroad.

This program applies to students interested in Arabic language, Middle East Studies, Political Science/IR, International Development, Sociology, History, human rights, international education, or refugee studies.

Contact: Catherine Baylin
Executive Director
Marhaba: Volunteers in the Middle East
502 Washington Avenue, Suite 810
Towson, Maryland USA 21204

Flyer: https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&ik=956b775129&view=att&th=126dce1e8142f548&attid=0.1&disp=attd&zw

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January 29, 2010

IU NELC Summer Arabic Program 2010

Study Arabic at Indiana University-Bloomington:

The NELC department at Indiana University-Bloomington is pleased to offer opportunities for Arabic language study at all levels. Our Arabic courses are proficiency-based and stress all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing, and vocabulary building. They are taught by trained and experienced instructors and utilize small-group study. Please see the attached flyer for details, and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Contact Information:
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Goodbody Hall 102
1011 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Phone: (812) 855-5993
E-Mail: nelc@indiana.edu

Course Description:

NELC Summer 2010 Course Offerings

First Summer Session (May 11–June 17)

A200/A600--Intermediate Arabic I

8:55am-10:30am D

A200/A600 Intermediate Arabic I is a continuation of A150/A550. It will focus on the mastery of grammar, including more complex structures, acquisition and expansion of vocabulary, and the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. These objectives are achieved through intensive oral/aural practice using audio and video materials. In addition to working on all language skills, special attention will be given to the morphology and syntax of Arabic. Classes will be conducted in Arabic as much as possible.

Required Texts:

Al-Kitaab fii Ta’allum al-Arabiyya (with DVDs) vol. I

Recommended Dictionary:
Wehr, Hans. A Dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic, ed. J. M. Cowan (any edition).

Second Summer Session (June 18–August 13)

A250/A650--Intermediate Arabic II

9:30am-10:55am D

Intermediate Arabic II is a continuation of A200/600. It will focus on the mastery of grammar, acquisition and expansion of vocabulary, and the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Required Texts:
Al-Kitaab fii Ta’allum al-Arabiyya (with DVDs) vols. I & II

Recommended Dictionary:
Wehr, Hans. A Dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic, ed. J. M. Cowan (any edition).

SWEESEL Summer 2010 Course Offerings

Nine-Week Session (June 14–August 13)

A100/A500 & A150/A550--Elementary Arabic I & II

This nine-week course covers two full semesters of material. Students will master the Arabic alphabet and sound system. Using a communicative/proficiency-oriented approach, the class will speak, read, and write in Modern Standard Arabic. Students will be able to talk about themselves, their education, and families, as well as ask basic questions and comprehend simple written texts.

Required Texts:

Brustad, Kristen, et al. Alif Baa: An Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds.
Brustad, Kristen, et al. Al-Kitaab: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part One.

Recommended Dictionary:

Hans Wehr. A Dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic, ed. J. M. Cowan (any edition).

Course Flyer Link:


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December 02, 2009

Al Akhawayn University - Summer in Morocco

Al Akhawayn University - Summer in Morocco

*One year of Arabic in 8 weeks: May 31 - July 23, 2010
*One semester of Arabic in 4 weeks: May 31 - June 25, 2010 OR June 28 - July 23, 2010

Modern Standard Arabic
*Journalistic and Literary Arabic
*Moroccan Colloquial Arabic

North African Studies (June 1 - July 16):
*History of the Arab World
*Intro to Islamic Civilization
*Issues in Contemporary North Africa

Application Deadline: April 21, 2010


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November 13, 2009

2010 Intensive Summer Language Programs - Beloit College

Summer Intensive Language Studies at Beloit College

June 12 - August 6, 2010

- Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian


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2010 Intensive Summer Arabic Program - Lebanese American University

Intensive Arabic Program at the Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language & Culture (SINARC)

- Located at the Lebanese American University
- 6-week total immersion program from June 28-August 6, 2010
- Students can earn up to 8 hours of university credit
- Opportunity to explore the Lebanese & Middle Eastern Culture through a vivid and highly structured curriculum, in addition to being able to attend the many exciting events and activities that the Lebanese Heritage offers throughout the lovely, fun-filled summers of Lebanon.

For more information, visit: http://www.lau.edu/lb/centers-institutes/sinarc

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November 11, 2009

Summer Intensive Arabic Language Program - Beloit College

Since 1983 the Center for Language Studies (CLS) at Beloit College has offered students a unique opportunity to achieve a year's worth of college-level language training in just eight weeks. Excellent faculty, small class sizes that allow for individual attention, and twenty-six hours of classroom instruction per week in a beautiful residential environment provide an immersive approach to learning that encourages students to focus exclusively on the target language and culture.

All applicants who apply for the eight-week program, complete the required application materials, including scholarship essay, by April 23, and meet the minimum required grade point average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) are eligible to apply for a CLS Director's Scholarship. These scholarships, in the amount of $1,500, are awarded on a competitive basis to qualifying applicants and will be applied toward the program's cost of tuition.

Detailed information on our programs can be found at www.summerlanguages.com.

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November 04, 2009

CASA Summer and Full Year Programs

Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA)
2010 Summer & 2010-2011 Full Year Programs

Two types of CASA fellowships are available for advanced Arabic language study at the American University in Cairo and Damascus University:
1) Summer-Only Fellowships (Cairo only: June 4, 2010-July 26, 2010): These fellowships allow students to participate in an intensive seven-week summer language and culture program that includes 10 weekly hours of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic & 8 hours of Modern Standard Arabic plus a weekly tour in Arabic.
2) Full-Year Fellowships (Cairo: June 4, 2010-May 21, 2011): These provide intensive language & culture training in Egyptian Colloquial or Syrian Colloquial and Modern Standard Arabic for three semesters and allow students in the spring semester to take courses in Arabic in their respective areas of specialization.

Succesfull applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents; enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program or in between their undergraduate and graduate study; committed to a career in Middle Eastern Studies; have had a minimum of 2-3 years of college-level Arabic language study, and pass the CASA Selection exam which will be administered to all applicants at a school in their locality on Friday, February 5, 2010. Please note that non-U.S. citizens are also welcome to apply to CASA, and if accepted, may participate on a Pay-Your-Own-Way basis.

The CASA fellowship award covers round-trip airfare, tuition, and a maintenance allowance of approximately $500 per month.


For detailed descriptions of the CASA programs, or to download application forms, please visit the CASA web site at: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/casa/

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CASA II - Program for Post-CASAA Language Study & Arabic-Based Research

Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA)

2010-2011 Program for Post-CASA Language Study & Arabic-Based Research in Cairo, Egypt

The CASA II program aims to further opportunities for CASA fellows, who have completed the CASA Full-Year program within the past five years, to continue to enhance their language skills and advance their Arabic-based research in Egypt.

The CASA II program offers the opportunity to study for one or two semesters (Fall or Spring or both) at the American University in Cairo. The program is meant to be flexible so as to cater to the individual linguistic and research needs of each CASA II fellow. Individual academic programs for each CASA fellow will be designed in close consultation between the fellow and the CASA Executive Director in Cairo.

Each CASA II fellow is expected to enroll in three tutorials per semester. These tutorials can be in any of the language skills or in the fellow's own field of specialization. In addition, CASA II fellows are welcome to enroll in any of the regular CASA classes that are offered during the fall and spring semesters as part of their CASA II program. CASA II fellows are also expected to participate in and contribute to the full range of activities of the CASA program.

To qualify for a CASA II fellowship, the successful applicant must have completed the CASA Full-Year program within the past five years and must be enrolled in a graduate program in Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies. Former CASA fellows who graduated more than five years ago may apply for a CASA II fellowship but they must take the CASA Entrance Exam to assess their current level of proficiency in Arabic.

Each applicant must complete the CASA II application form and provide all supporting documents.

Each applicant is expected to pay a non-refundable program fee of $825 per semester ($1,100 per semester for fellows from non-CASA Consortium schools).

Similar to other CASA programs, applicants to CASA II have the option of applying on a Pay-Your-Own-Way basis if they have other sources of funding.

For detailed descriptions of the CASA programs, or to download application application forms, please visit the CASA web site at: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/casa/

Application deadline for 2010-2011 programs is January 8, 2010

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October 30, 2009

Columbia University - Summer Language Study Abroad

Columbia University Summer Arabic Language Program in Amman, Jordan

The program covers a full year of Arabic for a total of 12 points in two four-week sessions.

Courses include:
Modern Standard Arabic, 10 points
- Level 1: Elementary Arabic II / Intermediate Arabic I
- Level 2: Intermediate Arabic I / Intermediate Arabic II
- Level 3: Intermediate Arabic II / Advanced Arabic I
- Level 4: Advanced Arabic I / Advanced Arabic II
Colloquial Jordanian / Levantine Arabic I-II, 2 points

Course-related field trips and cultural activities are organized to provide opportunities for students to strengthen their language skills and deepen their understanding of Arabic language, history, and culture. Sites to be visited may include Petra, the Dead Sea, Al-Aqaba, or Jarash. The program may also organize trips where students work with local communities on particular projects. Depending on student interest and proficiency level, placements in arts internships might also be available.

Please visit: http://ogp.columbia.edu/pages/noncolumbia_students/summer/amman/index.html for more information!

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April 15, 2009

AMBergh Education - Learn Arabic!

AMBergh Education offers you the opportunity to improve your Arabic language skills and knowledge about the Arab region whatever your level of skill, age or background.

AMBergh Education is a Swedish company that works in association with the major universities and language institutes in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Syria in order to offer a wide range of Arabic courses and support to individuals or groups.

Whether you are a beginner, or at an intermediate or advanced level, we can offer courses to suit you. In addition to arranging your course of studies, we will also give you important information, take care of your invitation and accommodation arrangements. After finished course you will get diploma.

We also offer you the opportunity to take part in tempting excursion and sightseeing programmes, which provide you with extra opportunities to get to know the region as well as the culture.

Visit http://www.arabic-studies.com/ for more information.

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