Summer 2023
Intensive Arabic

June 5 – June 23
45 hours total (3 weeks, 15 hrs/week, 3 hrs/day)*
*Option to extend program up to 5 weeks
Class Days/Times, Levels, Instructors

New students must contact Kinda Hanano, Arabic Language Program Director, to determine their class placement.

  • Class Days/Times:  June 5- June 23 (Monday – Friday), 10 AM – 1 PM
  • Instructors:  Jihan Hasan
  • Levels offered:  Beginner I, Beginner II


Course Format

In-person, at Alif Institute


Alif’s in-person domestic program allows you to study Arabic and immerse yourself in the culture. In this two-week program, you will learn Integrated Levantine Arabic inspired by the Arabic as One Language Cornell University integrated Arabic model of Fusha and Levantine dialect in tandem with Alif’s critical intercultural communication curriculum.

  • Classes in the program will be held Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM. Upon completing the course, elementary students will develop linguistic proficiency at the novice/intermediate level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
  • Students have the option of adding up to two weeks of instruction after completing the first three weeks.
    • Tuition for each additional week (15 hours of instruction) is $250.
    • There will be a one-week break after the first three weeks, from June 25 – June 29. We will be online (asynchronous) only on July 3 & 4.
    • This course builds upon previous instruction. Students are not able to continue if they skip a week of instruction. 
  • Transfer of credit may be arranged with your home institution. Please contact us for details.

Arabiyyat Al-Nasss (Part 1)


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  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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