Summer Intensive Arabic

Respect Graduate School is pleased to Announce

Summer Intensive Arabic

With Dr. Rym Bettaieb of Columbia University

Summer Semester 2017


MAY 22 – JUNE 16, Every Monday – Friday

9:00AM – 1:00PM


Course Description: First Year Arabic I is a proficiency-based course designed to develop the linguistic skills necessary for your personal, academic and professional life.  The course works with all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and will also introduce you to aspects of Arab cultures through integrated weekly cultural events.  Arabic is the primary language of instruction.

Highlights of the Program

Students in this program will:

  • Be immersed in a communicative and supportive environment
  • Benefit from a research and best-practice based curriculum that promotes accelerated learning
  • Learn about Arabic culture through a variety of educational and fun-filled activities involving Arabic calligraphy, music, film screenings, and celebrations
  • Earn 5 college credits, equivalent to nearly 1 full year of study!


By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  1. Initiate, respond to and maintain simple conversations on familiar topics, such as who you are, what you do, your family, etc.
  2. Read simple, short passages on familiar topics and understand their content with the help of a dictionary.
  3. Write simple compositions on familiar topics, such as a typical day of yours, a description of your family or your hometown, a comparison between two cities.
  4. Become familiar with certain geographical, social, and cultural aspects of the Arab world.

For more information, please contact:

To apply as a non-degree student, click here Application Deadline is May 1st.

Existing students can register through Populi.

Tuition : $1,500