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Program Information

MALIC provides its students with four types of programs to cover all their needs, and they combine the flexibility and the greatest possible benefit from the study of the Arabic language:-

  • Mainstream Program/
  • Tailor-made Program/
  • Diplomats’ Program/
  • Sponsored Program/
  • Cultural Program/

MALIC offers distinctive services by well-qualified teachers in linguistics and education. Our teachers have vast knowledge in the fields of politics, the culture of Arab societies and other communities and religions. They also have a deep understanding of other cultures. Besides, they are fluent in English. 

The coordinator

Each program has a coordinator with a long history of experience in the field of Arabic Language Pedagogy for Nonnative Speakers. The coordinator is appointed by the administration to make a weekly calendar for the educational process and review plans and goals to ensure the best results for the programs at MALIC. The coordinator’s office is open anytime.

Placement Tests

Each student at MALIC undergoes a placement test before the start of their program. The placement test lasts for four hours and it focuses on the four skills. This test is held by the program coordinator in which he/she determines the student’s level in all the skills of the language to draft the goals to achieve. It includes correction to mistakes in pronunciation, grammar, fluency, syntax and sentence structure, spelling mistakes, and reading comprehension. 

MALIC also deals with special cases of students and we are fully aware of all the requirements of the educational process. The administration at MALIC supports any suggestion offered by the faculty and the coordinator to ensure a full success of the programs and so that students achieve all their goals in an entertaining, useful and comfortable studying environment.

Main Stream Program

2020

Spring/ Fall program

Our Mainstream Program is our general, all-purpose program for students interested in a well-rounded learning experience in a group setting that is founded on MALIC’s original, internally developed curricula. Participants in the Mainstream program commit to a full 15-week semester of Arabic studies. 

  1.  Fall Semester 1st Sunday on September-3rd Thursday on December.
  2. Spring Semester 1st Sunday on February -3rd Thursday on May.

The program includes:

  • 6 Credit hours of MALIC’s Al-‘Arabiyya Al-TawaaSuliyya series (Modern Standard Arabic).
  • 6 Credit hours of the Media Arabic series.
  • 3 Credit hours of the Levantine Colloquial Arabic series on a weekly basis.
  • One Credit hour of cultural Lecture.
  • We have  nine different levels that meet all students’ needs, from beginners to near-native speakers.

* Note: No more than five students in each class.

Summer Program 2020

  1.  Summer One 1st Sunday on June extended to 8 weeks.
  2. Summer Two 3rd  Sunday on June extended to 8 weeks.
  • 3 Credit hours of MALIC’s Al-‘Arabiyya Al-TawaaSuliyya series (Modern Standard Arabic).
  • 3 Credit hours of the Media Arabic series.
  • One Credit hours of the Levantine Colloquial Arabic series on a weekly basis.
  • One Credit hour of cultural Lecture.
  • We have  nine different levels that meet all students’ needs, from beginners to near-native speakers.

* Note: No more than five students in each class.

Tailor-made Program 

Tailor-made Program costs US$ 20 per hour.

The Tailor-made Program at MALIC offers students the unique opportunity to design their own curriculum which is based on their goals of learning Arabic through one-on-one sessions with an experienced Arabic instructor. The Tailor-Made Program gives students the front seat in the decision-making process of their own education, determining the program length, goals, priorities, scheduling, content, material and methodology  “Min al-Alif lil-Yaa”. The flexibility and versatility of the Tailor-Made Program makes it an excellent choice for individuals or small groups with professional commitments, allowing them to build their program around their preexisting work or study schedules, while allowing them to engage in a targeted curriculum that meets their specific needs.

* To discuss scheduling, curriculum planning and all other details related to the implementation of your own personalized Tailor-Made Program, please contact us or pay us a visit.

Diplomats’ Program 

Diplomats’ Program costs US$ 40 per hour.

The Diplomats’ Program is specifically designed to develop the Arabic language skills required by diplomatic personnel in everyday operations of their office. The program focuses, in particular, on improving students’ oral communication skills in formal presentations, meetings and negotiation scenarios as well as in informal social situations. The Diplomats’ Program helps students develop Arabic language skills in communicating effectively and confidently in Arabic, preparing and delivering speeches and presentations on a wide range of topics, conducting negotiations, chairing and participating in meetings and conferences, writing clear and concise emails and letters, making and receiving telephone calls, improving rhetorical and persuasive skills and developing the ability to improvise and adapt to new and unexpected scenarios under pressure and time restraints.

Language Program for Diplomats:

Studying every Sun- Mon- Tue- Wed and Thursday 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM.

At the end of the program, students will be able to be in C1 level:

Reading for gist”:Reading various Arabic  five short texts( about 100 words each) in 10 minutes, and then giving all information.

“Reading for depth”:Reading long two texts ( about 400 wards each) in a short time and answer both direct, and indirect questions in 40 minutes.

Speaking and Presentation”: Students can do a presentation about any topic fluently, and in an accurate way of using vocabularies, and communicate effectively during discussing the ideas of the topic with their teachers.

Situations”: Students can manage a conversation with no preparation via phone with an Arab for about a half and hour.

Writing :The students can write about topics in Arabic about 400 wards.

Listening for gist:The students will be able to listen to 5 texts each length one minute  for two times and then giving all information.

Listening  for depth:The students will be able to listen one text with five minute length  two times and then giving all information and  answer both direct, and indirect questions.

Oral translation: The students be able to translate from english to arabic and from Arabic into english oraly.

Written translation:The students be able to translate a texts about 400 words from english to arabic and from Arabic into english by writing in 50 minutes each.

The language program is supported by the following programs, which are fully free!

  • A place to study after finishing lessons until 6:00 PM.
  • Cultural Program

Holding cultural lectures during the program continually. These lectures are about the Middle East, and what is happening in it and the current circumstances. For instance, we will be giving lectures about Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Arabic Journalism, water crises in the Middle East, etc…

These lectures will be updated according to the circumstances and events happening in the region.

  • Linguistic and cultural indulgence: There will be a visit every month to interact with the activities in the society.

Some of these activities include: attending a wedding party in the city and another in the village, graduation party, visiting a village and exploring the lifestyle there, visiting a Jordanian family, etc…

  • Dialogue meetings: There will be meetings with working and retired Jordanian diplomats, deputies, journalists and senior officers to discuss topics that students prepare both linguistically and culturally.
  • Tourism trips: a free tourism trip every month includes transportation, tickets, food and a teacher that accompanies students during the trips.

Cultural  Immersion  Program

WELCOME!   أهلاً وسهلاً

( SUMMER = US$ 4330)       ( SPRING = US$ 7500)     (FALL      = US$ 7500) 

 FALL/SPRING SEMESTER/7 WEEKEND TRIPS/16 WEEKLY HOURS/Accommodation/15TH WEEKS/Airport pickup and drop off/ 16 CREDIT HRS 

SUMMER SEMESTER /8 CREDIT HOURS/ 7 WEEKEND TRIPS/ Accommodation/ Airport pickup and drop off/ 16 WEEKLY HOURS/ 8 WEEK

( Fall semester: 1st Sunday of Sep extended 15 weeks)- (Spring semester: 1st Sunday of Feb extended 15 weeks).

(Summer one semester: 1st Sunday of June extended 15 weeks)-(Summer two semester: 3rd Sunday of June extended 15 weeks).

 STUDENTS WILL SEL ECT:

 6 HOURS OF ARABIC INSTRUCTION OF THEIR CHOICE; AMMIYAH, MSA, OR MEDIA ARABIC.

 9 HOURS OF THEIR CHOICE OF CULTURAL LECTURES IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS; CULTURE, HISTORY, POLITICS, OR ECONOMICS.

 ONE HOUR OF AN ELECTIVE COURSE. TOTALIN

 A CULTURALLY SPECIFIC PROGRAM DESIGNED TO EXPLORE JORDANIAN CULTURE AND LANGUAGE

MAIN STREAM PROGRAM
Summer Program
Diplomats Program
Tailor Made Program

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