Critical Language Scholarship Program | Amman, Jordan
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Amman, Jordan

Program Dates:

June 14 - August 06, 2021

Hosting Institution:

Jordan Language Academy

Pro­gram Overview

The CLS Program’s vir­tu­al pro­gram­ming in 2021 com­pris­es approx­i­mate­ly 20 hours of lan­guage activ­i­ties per week, including:

  • 10 hours of face-to-face (syn­chro­nous) small group class 
  • 10 – 15 hours of syn­chro­nous and asyn­chro­nous activities:
    • Indi­vid­ual feed­back ses­sions with instructors
    • Asyn­chro­nous instruc­tion, such as review­ing video recordings 
    • Cul­tur­al activities
    • Indi­vid­ual and group home­work assignments 
    • Direct­ed inde­pen­dent study
    • Reg­u­lar meet­ings with a lan­guage part­ner for con­ver­sa­tion practice

The Ara­bic insti­tute in Amman is host­ed by the Jor­dan Lan­guage Acad­e­my (JLA). JLA is a pri­vate inde­pen­dent insti­tu­tion that aims at teach­ing Ara­bic lan­guage and cul­ture to pro­mote inter­na­tion­al and inter­cul­tur­al under­stand­ing. Dur­ing the pro­gram, stu­dents will broad­en their lin­guis­tic knowl­edge of Ara­bic while learn­ing about Jor­dan­ian culture.