Critical Language Scholarship Program | Amman, Jordan

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.