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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

Arabic

Summer

Language

Institute

available on campus in St. Mary’s Hall for out-of-

implements

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.

Phone: (301) 405 - 9266

an

innovative

language

and content-based, creating a rich learning environment that simulates immersion while

Fax: (301) 314 - 9752 Email: ceaves@umd.edu

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

http://www.languages.umd.edu/specialprograms/

all cultural events, language partners, and field

summerinstitute/index.html

exposure

Students also gain language

through

one-on-one

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 Maryland’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)

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WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Elementary,

Intermediate,

and

Advanced

level training

The program is open to all talented students

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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

tutoring

to learning Arabic, be prepared to study intensively for nine weeks, and be performing

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well academically at his or her home institution.

Summer

Institute

Scholarships

available to help offset the cost of attendance

HOW DO I APPLY?

Due to the intensive nature of the program

Competitive

it will not be possible to work or take other

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courses during the program. The institute will

Visit http://www.languages.umd.edu/specialprograms/

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

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Proximity to Washington, DC, allowing

for a

rich calendar of cultural events and lectures as well as the opportunity to collaborate with government and business professionals

ARABIC LANGUAGE LEVEL

CREDIT HOURS

ACADEMIC COURSE LISTING

Elementary

12 credit hours

ARAB 104, ARAB 105

Intermediate

12 credit hours

ARAB 204, ARAB 205

Advanced

9 credit hours

ARAB 304, ARAB 305, Special Topics

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Small class sizes, 22 contact hours per week, and dedicated faculty and staff members


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