UMD SUMMER STUDY SCHOLARSHIPS A number of scholarships are available for Summer Institute attendees ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. The priority deadline for scholarship
ARABIC SUMMER LANGUAGE INSTITUTE
SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES LITERATURES & CULTURES
applications is March 15th, 2012. The University of Maryland at College Park
HOUSING High-quality dorm-style apartment housing will be
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures SLLC Summer Language Institutes 3215 Jiménez Hall College Park, MD 20742 The
available on campus in St. Mary’s Hall for out-of-
state and UMD students at an additional cost. Total
curriculum which is simultaneously task-based
estimated cost to students including food, rent, and utilities is $3,960 for a single and $3,520 for a double room.
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and content-based, creating a rich learning environment that simulates immersion while
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on campus. Students effectively live in an Arabic-speaking environment during their time at Maryland, with approximately ﬁve
SUMMER 2012 TUITION COSTS
hours a day of structured language-learning experiences.
Tuition for the program is $5,800, and includes
all cultural events, language partners, and ﬁeld
Students also gain language
partner hours with a native Arabic speaker.
trips. Room, board, and other living expenses are
Students beneﬁt from a dedicated Arabic study
not included. SLLC Summer Institute Scholarships
area ﬁlled with Arabic multimedia resources
of up to $5,000 are available to offset the cost of
and a rich variety of visiting speakers, ﬁeld
attendance. Additionally, offering over 200 contact
trips, and other formal and informal cultural
hours, this program qualiﬁes for the Summer FLAS Fellowship. Contact your home institution for details on applying for the FLAS Fellowship.
THE LANGUAGE FLAGSHIP
experiences which are all key components of the program.
The University of Marylandâ€™s Arabic Summer Language Institute offers an intensive language and culture program for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced students of Arabic. The program will run from June 2-August 4, 2012 and will feature the following: r
Intensive nine-week summer program equivalent to one full academic year (up to 12 credit hours)
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
The program is open to all talented students
One-on-one time with language partners for
of Arabic. The average student attending will
additional support, speaking practice, and
have made a serious, long-term commitment
to learning Arabic, be prepared to study intensively for nine weeks, and be performing
well academically at his or her home institution.
available to help offset the cost of attendance
HOW DO I APPLY?
Due to the intensive nature of the program
it will not be possible to work or take other
courses during the program. The institute will
provide you with the opportunity to study with
summerinstitute/apply.html to download the application
exceptional faculty and students of Arabic from
beginning December 15th, 2011. Priority deadline for
across the country.
admission applications is March 1st, 2012.
A focus on building listening comprehension skills through media and current events
Proximity to Washington, DC, allowing
rich calendar of cultural events and lectures as well as the opportunity to collaborate with government and business professionals
ARABIC LANGUAGE LEVEL
ACADEMIC COURSE LISTING
12 credit hours
ARAB 104, ARAB 105
12 credit hours
ARAB 204, ARAB 205
9 credit hours
ARAB 304, ARAB 305, Special Topics
Small class sizes, 22 contact hours per week, and dedicated faculty and staff members