Arabic Language (All Levels)

Develop and expand your language competency in speaking, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic online. Appropriate for all skill levels.

At a Glance





Courses taught in

English, Arabic


Sep 21 ‎– Nov 20

Program Countries


Program Base

Online, Jordan

Critical Global Issue of Study

Identity & Human Resilience

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Arabic is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with more than 400 million native speakers and dozens of dialects. Learn Modern Standard Arabic in this three-credit online course, which will involve approximately 15 hours of work a week for the nine weeks of the course’s duration.  You will have three hours a week of synchronous instruction with the language instructor and can expect to spend about 10 hours a week on asynchronous tasks and about two hours a week on small group projects and assignments. You will rapidly learn to speak and understand Arabic while virtually experiencing Arab and Jordanian culture.

In addition to this online course, SIT is also offering a three-week, supplementary, intensive Arabic language J-term immersion program in Amman, Jordan. 


  • Learn Arabic Language from highly experienced and qualified professionals
  • Experience Arab and Jordanian culture through virtual activities
  • Develop Arabic vocabulary specific to events in the Middle East
  • Build language skills in both Modern Standard and Colloquial Arabic





The following syllabi are representative of this program. Because courses develop and change over time to take advantage of dynamic learning opportunities, actual course content will vary from term to term.

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Program Components

  • Arabic language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing 
  • Communication with native speakers in a variety of real-world situations  
  • Conversational proficiency and culturally appropriate gestures 
  • 15 hours of weekly academic work over nine weeks 

Modern Standard Arabic (Online)

Faculty & Staff

Jordan: Arabic Language (All Levels)

Ashraf Alqudah, PhD
Academic Director
Riham Al-Naimat, MA
Academic Coordinator
Rania Kasab Harfoushi, MA
Program Assistant, Homestay, and Student Affairs
Ghada Khalil, PhD
Language Instructor

Discover the Possibilities


    The tuition for this program is $1,080. Financial aid may apply. Contact your study abroad office or SIT Admissions for more information.