The National Council, in collaboration with The Arab-American Language Institute in Morocco (AALIM) for the summer of 2017, is pleased to announce its Summer Language Program in the Kingdom of Morocco. Students will spend six to eight weeks in historic Meknes, Morocco taking part in intensive Arabic language instruction. Students at all levels of Arabic proficiency, including complete beginners, are encouraged to apply.
The AALIM center is host to a community of Arabic learners throughout the summer, providing for a fully immersive program. Student will gain direct personal experience in Moroccan culture, history, and society through a variety of day excursions, local outings, workshops and lectures. Meknes is an ideal setting for students to focus on learning Arabic while exploring ancient and modern Morocco.
For more information, visit: https://ncusar.org/study-abroad/aalim
A student application for the coming summer programs is available through the link below or can be found on the National Council's website.
Students should submit completed applications to the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations. Applications are due April 10, 2017.
The Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture (SINARC) is a multi-faceted language and cultural immersion program that welcomes students from all over the world. At the Lebanese American University (Beirut Campus). In business for over 17 years, SINARC has quickly become a top choice for Arabic language learners looking to not only improve their language skills but also to gain a true understanding of the cultural and social dynamics in the region. SINARC offers courses in Arabic language and culture at various levels of proficiency. Formal language instruction is enriched by immersion in an authentic cultural context. Cultural activities include weekly lectures on topics related to Arab and Lebanese politics, history, society, and culture. In addition, students partake in a series of excursions to historical, cultural and tourist sites throughout Lebanon.
For more information, visit: https://ncusar.org/study-abroad/lau
A student application is available through the link below or can be found on the National Council's website.
Students should submit completed applications to the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations; students will be admitted on a rolling basis.
The National Council is pleased to offer students an opportunity for intensive Arabic language study with our partner organization in Muscat, Oman, the Center for International Learning (CIL). Comprised of Americans and Omanis with PhD and Masters Degrees, the CIL faculty facilitates experiential education, cultural exchange, and comparative studies to deepen understanding, promote common interests, and explore the shared aspirations of people from different cultures. CIL offers all three levels of Modern Standard Arabic (beginner, intermediate, and advanced), as well as Omani dialect, media Arabic, and skills classes.
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If you have questions or need more information about any of the National Council's summer language programs you can contact Student Programs Associate Zach Hrynowski ([email protected]).