Jordan: Intensive Arabic Language Studies

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Jordan: Intensive Arabic Language Studies

This summer program gives students of wide-ranging levels, including beginners, an exceptional opportunity to learn Arabic through full immersion in Jordan. Through classroom learning, homestays, and field-based ex­ercises, you will learn and improve your usage and understanding of Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Colloquial Arabic. You will be fully immersed in an Arabic-only environment. Please visit our website for more information.

Subjects

  • Arabic
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Near And Middle Eastern Language Literature And Studies

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