SINARC: Summer Cultural Immersion Program

Location: Lebanon: Beirut

Term: Summer

Dates: Year Round

Lebanese American University

http://www.lau.edu.lb/

475 Riverside Drive Suite 1846 New York, NY United States

Call Us

Phone: 12128702592

Fax: 12128708762

Description

Our Summer Cultural Immersion Program offers you 10 action-packed days in one of the most dynamic and vibrant cities in the Arab world. From the Beirut campus of Lebanese American University, participants enjoy a full program of Lebanese dialect classes and cultural activities, as well as taking off for experiences across the city and far beyond. On campus, you will explore diverse facets of the culture through lectures that delve into the complexities of the region and activities that range from dancing the dabke and getting in tune with Lebanese music to cooking the local cuisine.

The Lebanese Dialect course, which consists of a transferable credit, will be offered for you to learn spoken Arabic and gain fluency through description, narration, and argumentation. Practice is crucial to gaining confidence in the Lebanese dialect, and with your own designated language buddy you’ll have plenty of opportunity to do just this. This is a great way to put to use everything you learn in your daily classroom lessons and to maximize your learning potential.

Registration deadline: March 30, 2020
Duration of program: July 15 to 24, 2020.

Travel Types
  • Archaeology
  • Dancing
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Student Tours
  • Cooking
  • Tours
  • Hiking
  • Nature Tours
Languages
  • Arabic

Cost in US$:

$600-900

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Dormitory
  • Other

Application Process Involves
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Online Application
Lebanese American University's Mission Statement

Lebanese American University is committed to academic excellence, student centeredness, civic engagement, the advancement of scholarship, the education of the whole person, and the formation of leaders in a diverse world.

Year Founded

1997

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