Website of the Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic and Culture at the Lebanese American University LAU.
[Centers amp; Institutes]Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and CultureLebanese American University, Beirut, LebanonProgram OverviewThe abbrSINARC/abbr program at the Lebanese American University?s Beirut Campus offers courses in Arabic language and culture at various proficiency levels. Each level provides 20 hours per week of intensive classroom instruction, including five hours per week of Lebanese Dialect.Formal instruction in language is enriched by immersion in an authentic cultural context. Cultural activities include weekly lectures on topics related to Arab and Lebanese politics, history, society, and culture, as well as excursions to historical, cultural and tourist sites in Beirut and throughout Lebanon.The six-week Summer program (June 25 #8211; August 3, 2007) is offered at four levels: Elementary, Upper Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced. A separate eight-credit course in Lebanese Dialect will be offered provided there is sufficient enrollment.The 15-week Fall program (September 3 #8211; December 15, 2007) is offered at two levels: Intermediate and Advanced. In addition, two special courses are available: Arabic Language Writing Skills and Middle East Challenges of the 21st Century.Summer 2006 Photo AlbumProgram OverviewFacultyTransfer CreditsLodging amp; Campus FacilitiesExcursionsTravel amp; VisasIn the NewsSummer ProgramLetter From the DirectorCoursesClass ScheduleCostHow to ApplyFall ProgramLetter From the DirectorCoursesClass ScheduleCostHow to ApplyHome /Centers amp; Institutes /2006/10/5 copy; 1998 #8211;2005 Lebanese American University[Information and help about this website.]