Program Details


Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA) is the spoken language of Egypt and the most widely understood Arabic dialect in the Middle East. We try to give you a working knowledge of ECA to enable you to accomplish everyday tasks, to chat in Egyptian Arabic an
Location:
Cairo, Egypt
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-3 months
Language:
Arabic

Program Overview

Program Description:

Established in 1975, International Language Institute is affiliated to the Worldwide Organization of International House London which currently has 150 member schools worldwide and is the exclusive IH provider of Arabic language courses.
Our courses start monthly and we guarantee to offer 9 course levels of both Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA: spoken Arabic), from beginners to advanced levels. With some 200-300 full time students monthly from all over the world, we have the capacity to do this.


Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA) is the spoken language of Egypt and the most widely understood Arabic dialect in the Middle East. We try to give you a working knowledge of ECA to enable you to accomplish everyday tasks, to chat in Egyptian Arabic and as you improve, to exchange opinions and hold real conversations with native speakers. Another objective of our courses is to give you a working knowledge of the Arabic script to make your life easier. Our focus is communicative. We follow the situational language teaching methodology where the spoken language is presented through situations that do not require translation.


Cultural and Leisure Program:
During your stay in Cairo we can organize tours to locations such as the Pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Islamic and Coptic monuments, the Red Sea, the Mediterranean, the Sinai Peninsula and, of course, the majestic River Nile river. You will have the opportunity to see some of the most incredible sites in the world. All tours include air-conditioned buses and guides!
Setting Description:

We teach Aameya or Egyptian Colloquial Arabic which is the most widely understood in the Middle East. With our communicative approach, and our focus on small classes, students can quickly progress through the levels to a point where they really begin to communicate. For beginner students who do not know to read and write we add on extra support, free of charge. There are ten levels, from beginners to Advanced that conform to European and American language teaching classifications and standards.

Structure:
  • Lessons: 10 hours per week for 1 month (4 weeks)
  • Classes are from Sunday to Thursday weekly
  • Classes run from from 9.00am - 11.00am
  • All levels all year around
  • Class sizes average 8 - 10 students. Maximum 16
  • Course Length: 4 weeks
  • The minimum age is 18 years old
  • Cost:

    Price from 68 EUR a week!

    Program Fees Include:
  • Course
  • Testing on the first day
  • Registration
  • Advising
  • Student service at the school office
  • Free internet access & free W-LAN/WIFI
  • Studying materials
  • Certificate at the end of the program
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