Please note that SIT will make every effort to maintain its programs as described. To respond to emergent situations, like COVID-19, however, SIT may have to change or cancel programs.
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