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Qalam wa Lawh offers Arabic programs throughout the year, including the Winter Intensive Arabic Program. Winter sessions take place during the months of December and January. This program is perfect for students who have a winter break from their studies or have some free time during the winter months. Because of Rabat's moderate climate, students are able to enjoy their classes, as well as the cultural immersion activities offered to increase students’ interaction with the Arabic language and introduction to Moroccan traditions. 

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Program highlights

 
  • Program Length from 2 to 8 weeks 

  • Small class size: max 10 students 

  • All Arabic courses are taught by full time Arabic teachers specializing in teaching Arabic as foreign language 

  • Accommodates all levels of Arabic 

  • Volunteer opportunities available 

  • Internship opportunities available 

  • Academic records and transcripts sent to home university for credit purposes 

 

Program Description

Course  Offerings 

  • Modern Standard Arabic Course (MSA): Choice between Semi-intensive (20 hours/week) 
    or Intensive (30 hours/week) schedule 

  • Elective courses in Colloquial Moroccan Arabic Course (CMA), Media Arabic, Classical Arabic, or Arabic Literature 

  • Area studies courses: to match your academic and personal interests 

  

Other Program components 

  • In-country Orientation 

  • Cultural immersion activities: excursions, site visits, workshops, group discussions, lectures, … 

  • Homestays or student residence accommodations 

  • Weekend excursions to key destinations in Morocco: Marrakech, Fes, Casablanca, Tangier, Chefchaouen, and the Sahara 

  • On site Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) at the end of the program 

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Other program features 

  • Dedicated resident coordinator 

  • Language Partners and tutoring available 

  • 2x Meals/day 

  • Phone service: Unlimited incoming and intra-group calls. 

Program Cost  

The Intensive Winter Arabic Program, like all Arabic courses and programs at Qalam wa Lawh, is fully customizable. Students can choose from the above amenities, as well as which opportunities they would like to take part in, and therefore the price can fluctuate.   
 

Sample Price Packages 

Below you can find some Winter Packages (also listed on the Intensive Registration form) that may make it easier to organize your semester.     

  

But remember – these packages are just examples! Feel free to pick and choose from the features as you see fit.   

WINTER PACKAGE 
4 WEEK OPTION

Host family accommodation

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Semi-Intensive Courses

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No extra courses

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Weekly lunches

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1 weekend trip to the Sahara Desert

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No Language Partner

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Student phone

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No airport transfer 

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Rent textbooks

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1-hour Academic tutoring

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16,250 DH

$1680

1500€

WINTER PACKAGE

8 WEEK OPTION

Studio Apartment

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Intensive Courses

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No extra courses

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No weekly lunches

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2 weekend trips (not the Sahara Desert)

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No Language Partner 

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Student phone

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Airport transfer from Rabat

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Buy textbooks

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No academic tutoring

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41,840 DH

$4320

3870€

WINTER PACKAGE

12 WEEK OPTION

Triple Student Residence

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Intensive Courses

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No extra courses

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Weekly lunches

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1 weekend trip (not the Sahara Desert)

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Language Partner 

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No Student phone

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Airport transfer from Rabat

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Buy textbooks

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1-hour academic tutoring

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51,360 DH

$5300

4750€

For a full list of prices, options, & features, please see the Intensive registration form or visit the Admissions page to see more options. 

Application Procedure

To register for a winter program, please: 

 

You can also request more information with this form:

For more questions ?


Contact the Admissions Office

Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm (Casablanca time)

Phone : +212 537 68 38 66
E-mail : registrations@qalamcenter.com

22 Ave. Omar Ibn Alkhattab,

Agdal Rabat, Morocco 

Phone : +212 537-68 38 66

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