Program Details

Special courses oriented to college and university students are offered at specific dates of the year. Two types are offered: 3-month term courses, and 4-month semester courses.
Location:
Amman, Jordan
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:

Special courses oriented to college and university students are offered at specific dates of the year. These term and semester course are based on international textbooks supplemented by a wide range of extra materials to meet curricular requirements of most universities. Students may seek accreditation from their
respective universities before registration or after completion of the courses. The academic college courses come in two forms: 3-month term curses and 4-month semester courses.  
 

Form # 1:   3-month Term Courses

(1). Number of Hours : a total of 240 contact hours are offered in 12 weeks. The daily schedule consists  
 of 4 hours of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). 

(2). Levels : three language levels of each group course are offered :  the beginners level,  the intermediate level, and the advanced level. The three levels may get subdivided into sub-levels depending on number of enrolled students. A student will have to sit for a placement test on the first day of the course to determine the group class he or she should join. 

(3). Text Books:  Different international and local textbooks are used. Main textbooks are  ‘Al-Kitaab Series’ (Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab I,II,III). The textbooks are supplemented by other materials and activities. 

(4). Courses and Dates:  Four 3-month college semester courses are offered each year : 7 Jan 2018,                    1 April 2018, 1 July 2018, 30 Sep 2018, and 6 Jan 2019. 

(5). Language skills:  listening, speaking,  reading, and writing. 

 

Form #2 :   4-month Semester Courses 

(1). Number of Hours : a total of 320 contact hours are offered in 16 weeks. The daily schedule consists  
 of 4 hours of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). 

(2). Levels : three language levels of each group course are offered :  the beginners level,  the intermediate level, and the advanced level. The three levels may get subdivided into sub-levels depending on number of enrolled students. A student will have to sit for a placement test on the first day of the course to determine the group class he or she should join. 

(3). Text Books:  Different international and local textbooks are used. Main textbooks are  ‘Al-Kitaab Series’ (Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab I,II,III). The textbooks are supplemented by other materials and activities. 

(4). Courses and Dates:  Two 4-month college semester courses are offered each year : 4 Feb 2018,                2 Sep 2018, and 3 Feb 2019.  

(5). Language skills:  listening, speaking,  reading, and writing. 

Setting Description:
Ali Baba International Center is located the neighborhood of the university of Jordan, which has a population of 40,000 students. Therefore, students enrolled in Ali Baba Center have access to all types of facilities available for college students. The center has 158 spacious air-conditioned classrooms, Free WiFi, PC lab, Language Lab, a café, bookshop, social room, and large reception area. Some facilities such as sport facilities, shops, cafés, restaurants are located in the same building. Accommodations available for the students such as dorms, hotels, apartments, and homestays are also located nearby the center.
Cost:
Please write to the Ali Baba International Center to request a quote for the desired program. The cost varies depending on the following items:
1. Length of the Language course: number of 3-month terms.
2. Type of Accommodation:
* Dorms.
* Private small apartments.
* Homestay with a local family.
* Hotels.
3. Airport transfer.
4. Touristic trips.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes

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