Jordan

Virtual 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

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None

Courses taught in

Arabic, English

Dates

Jun 13 ‎– Jul 22

Program Countries

Jordan

Program Base

Online

Critical Global Issue of Study

Identity & Human Resilience

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Overview

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. In this course you’ll rapidly learn to speak and understand Modern Standard Arabic while experiencing Arab and Jordanian culture.

Highlights

  • 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.

Prerequisites

Through oral proficiency testing you will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced classes.

Academics

Coursework

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

Modern Standard Arabic (Online)

Faculty & Staff

Jordan: Virtual 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 & Scholarships

    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.