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Yale Summer Session in Rabat: Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I & II

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Program Information

Location

Rabat, Morocco

Term

Summer

Dates

Sunday, May 28, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017

Language

Arabic

Discipline

Humanities

Distributional Requirements

Fulfills L5 distributional requirement

Structure

Study Center

Course Number

ARBC S150-S151

Credits

2 Yale credits

Instructor

Qalam wa Lawh Faculty

Prerequisites

ARBC 140 (Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II) or equivalent proficiency.

Description

An accelerated language program, which includes readings, composition exercises, review of Arabic grammar, listening skills, and conversation practice in standard Arabic. Concentration is placed on idiomatic expressions, vocabulary acquisition, in addition to focusing on reading and listening to extended passages. 

Budget

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Summer 2017 Budget

Trips and Activities

A welcome dinner and tour of Rabat is scheduled at the begining of the program. Students also will have the opportunity to participate in a range of cultural immersion activities - including cooking, calligraphy, dance and music sessions - in addition to hearing lectures from local experts. The program includes excursions to the south (Ifrane-Errachidia-Merzouga) and north (Tangier-Tetouan-Chefchaoun) of Morocco as well as visits to well-known cities, including Fes, Casablanca, and Marrackech.

Housing

Students will be housed with homestay families; breakfast and dinners are included each day. Lunch will be served Monday-Friday at the school, Qalam wa Lawh.

Notes

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements; additional information will be provided upon admission.

Questions

For course content questions contact the program director Jonas Elbousty. For general program questions contact the Study Abroad staff.

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