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Sultanate of Oman: Arabic Language and Culture

Arabic Language   (3 Credits) 

Oman: Managing 
Traditions (1 credit)

Conducted in English


Arabic Language will be offered in two levels (beginner and intermediate). Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) with Omani dialect will be taught by Omani instructors who are native Arabic speakers, and experienced in Arabic as a Foreign Language (AFL) methods.

Excursions: Two trips to interior Oman towns and villages, including one overnight stay in Bedouin tents in the desert Sharqiya. Travel includes staff guides knowledgeable of the local culture, bus transportation and room and board.

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Beginner Arabic Language Syllabus

Intermediate Arabic Language Syllabus

Syllabus for Managing 
Traditions (1 credit) 

Location: Muscat, Oman

NY departure and return dates: January 1-22, 2015

Arrive in Muscat morning of January 2nd

Courses: Arabic Language (beginner or intermediate (3 credits)

           Managing Modernity, Translating traditions (1 credit)

Faculty: Center for International Learning

Housing: Shared Housing in Hotel (quad/triple suites)

Program Costs:

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $3860

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $1040

QC program fee: $400

Travel insurance: $37

Consolidated Fee (hotel, bus transport daily, lunch weekdays, field trips and excursions) : $2383

Total cost with airfare: $5060

 Airfare: $1200 (estimate)

Additional costs

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $15 to $20 per day (approximately $400)

Application Deadline: October 27, 2014

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

Education Abroad Office
King Hall, Room 207
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​

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