Middlebury Arabic School

Contact Information
Bennington, Vermont 05201, United States of America
In a few words

In the Arabic School, you’ll master not only vocabulary and syntax, but how to use the language to engage effectively with Arab culture. The focus will be on Modern Standard Arabic during your five daily classroom hours, with optional sessions offered in colloquial dialects such as Moroccan, Egyptian, and Syrian. Outside the classroom, you’ll select from a wide array of in-language cocurricular activities—including calligraphy, cooking, cinema, music, and the Qur’an—each designed to help you build new vocabulary while developing cultural fluency.

The Arabic School offers an MA degree in Arabic studies or Arabic language pedagogy (TAFL) as well as an 8-week immersion program for beginner to advanced students. Starting in Summer 2020, the Arabic School will be located at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.

Communication possible?
The person/place understands...
Arabic, English
How fast do you get an email reply?
1 days - 3 days
What are the lessons about?
Type of lesson
Group lessons
Which levels are taught?
Beginner (A1), Upper beginner (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1), Near native (C2)
Books
May students choose the book?
No
Teacher's own material, al-Kitaab (Brustad)
Dialects
Egyptian Arabic, Lebanese Arabic, Syrian Arabic, Jordanian Arabic, Palestinian Arabic, Moroccan Arabic, Gulf Arabic
Extra courses
Media Arabic, Calligraphy
Religious courses
Quran reading (tajweed)
Good to know
Does the center help you to get a visa?
Yes
Do you get help finding a room?
Yes
Can students get European credit points (ECTS)?
No
Can students get US college credit?
Yes
Do you get an official US credit transcript?
Yes
Are only Muslim participants accepted?
No
Money issues
Which methods of payment are accepted?
Credit Card
Group lessons
Did the person who added this entry mention the price? Why not?
Yes
Price/tuition
12,000
Which currency?
US-Dollar
Price was valid at least until:
Duration in weeks?
6 weeks
How many hours of instruction?
200 h
How big are the groups?
1 people - 12 people

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