Jordan: Intensive Arabic Language Studies (Summer)


This intensive field-based Arabic language immersion program uses a content-based approach. Based in Amman, students engage in an Arabic-only environment of classroom instruction, field exercises, and homestays to learn Arabic and Arab culture. The emphasis of the course is Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), with additional instruction in Jordanian Colloquial Arabic as well. Students gain an understanding of Arabic diglossia and proper usage of MSA versus colloquial. Students at an advanced proficiency level will have a Media Arabic component built into the curriculum.

The following syllabi are either from a recent session of this program or for an upcoming session. Because courses develop and change over time to take advantage of dynamic learning opportunities, actual course content will vary from term to term.

The syllabi can be useful for students, faculty, and study abroad offices in assessing credit transfer. Read more about credit transfer.

Intensive Language Study: Beginning Modern Standard Arabic - syllabus (PDF)
(ARAB 1000 / 9 credits / 135 class hours)

Intensive Language Study: Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic - syllabus (PDF)
(ARAB 2000 / 9 credits / 135 class hours)

Intensive Language Study: Advanced Modern Standard Arabic and Media Arabic - syllabus (PDF)
(ARAB 3000 / 9 credits / 135 class hours)

Costs Dates

Credits: 9

Duration: 7 weeks

Program Base: Amman

Language Study: Arabic

Prerequisites: None


View Student Evaluations for this program:

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Summer 2013 Evaluations (PDF)
Summer 2012 Evaluations (PDF)
Summer 2011 Evaluations (PDF)

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