Join the Summer Intensive Arabic Program at American University of Sharjah and discover the beauty of Arabic in just 5 weeks
Are you looking to learn Arabic in a fun, fast and effective way? Look no further than the Summer Intensive Arabic Program at American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates. Our program is designed to help you develop your language skills quickly and confidently. We offer two courses: one for complete beginners and another at the upper elementary level. Our expert instructors will provide you with the personalized attention you need to succeed.
American University of Sharjah (AUS) announces the 2023 Summer Intensive Arabic Language Program (SIALP)
Study Elementary I (for complete beginners) or Elementary II Arabic at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the UAE, in a 5-week, 6-credit hour intensive program. Build speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in interactive classes including both Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and an Arabic dialect.
The program features expert native-speaker professors, various cultural excursions, and a beautiful and safe university campus, all in the UNESCO Cultural Capital of the Arab World. At AUS, you will be just 15 minutes away from the heart of Sharjah and the metropolis of Dubai.
“AUS provided me with skills pertaining to the Arabic language in a fun, rigorous atmosphere. While it was challenging, it was the most informative Arabic class that I have ever been a part of… My travel to the UAE has been the most influential travel of my life... My class was customized for my skill level.”
Monica Kreymer, Oklahoma State University
Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better are encouraged to apply. We administer an online placement test upon acceptance into the program for any students other than complete beginners.
Intensive Elementary Arabic I (for complete beginners)
Intensive Elementary Arabic II (for advanced beginners, online placement test would be required)
|Deadline to Apply||May 15|
|Online Placement Test||TBA (to be advised)|
|Arrival/Dorms Open||May 26|
|Orientation||May 27 to 31|
|Course Dates||June 5 to July 18|
Tuition: US$ 6,095.50
Estimated accommodation fee: US$ 762.00 (based on a shared residential hall room on campus)
Exclusions: The program fees do not include a room booking deposit, refundable dorm damage deposit, meals, books, visa, travel costs, insurance and personal expenses.
Both levels use materials designed by the instructor in combination with the following textbook:
al-Kitaab fii Ta’allum al-Arabiyya (Part 1, 3rd ed.).
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