Arabic Language (All Levels)

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

At a Glance





Courses taught in

Arabic, English


Jun 2 ‎– Jul 13

Program Countries


Program Base


Critical Global Issue of Study

Identity & Human Resilience

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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.

Students will be expected to devote approximately 22.5 hours to synchronous and asynchronous activities per week over a six-week period. The course schedule is flexible to accommodate a variety of student schedules and time zones. Synchronous sessions may include direct instruction, drills, and conversation exercises with language teachers. The frequency, duration, and scheduling of synchronous sessions will be scheduled together with instructors and class participants during the first week of the course. Asynchronous activities may include approximately practice exercises, small group projects, discussion boards, and completion of assignments. Students are required to demonstrate a strong online presence by participating in group discussions, answering questions, and interacting with course participants and staff.

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 the online course and add Jordanian colloquial Arabic during an intensive language J-term immersion program in Jordan. Learn Arabic in an Arabic-only environment with classroom instruction. Add on field exercises and homestays during the J-term and you’ll rapidly learn to speak and understand Arabic while experiencing Arab and Jordanian culture.


  • 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 Arabic 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
  • 22.5 hours of weekly academic work over six weeks

Beginning Modern Standard Arabic Online

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic Online

Advanced 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

Discover the Possibilities

  • Cost & Financial Aid

    The tuition for this program is $960. You may be able to use financial aid from your home school, if applicable. Contact your study abroad, advising or financial aid office for more information. SIT Admissions is also available for questions.