Department of Languages & Regional Studies

Sun, Apr 7th 2013, 6:40AM


SUMMER II 2015 Classes:


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The Middle East Institute offers a unique course of study for Washington-area adults who seek challenging, skills-oriented, and affordable language training. Evening classes in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish are taught in a semi-intensive format five terms per year. MEI’s experienced teaching staff of native speakers places equal emphasis on reading, writing, and speaking . Standard university texts are supplemented with material to enhance listening comprehension and conversational skills. 

Evening Program Highlights :

  • Offered 5 x per year
  • 15 x 2-hour classes
  • Classes meet twice per week
  • 30 contact hours total per course
  • Classes are taught in a semi-formal setting by native instructors.
  • Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced sections available for each language
  • Native Egyptian Levantine, Iraqi, Gulf Arabic Instructors Available
  • Classes  average 7 students
  • Private Tutoring is available in great Washington, DC

Location and transportation:
All classes are held at 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC. Take Red Line of the Metro to Dupont Circle and exit the south end of the station. Walk down Connecticut Avenue to N Street and turn left. Street parking in the neighborhood is metered until 6:30 p.m.

Translation Services:
Requests for Arabic-English and English-Arabic translations can be sent to

More Information

If you have any questions, please contact our department at 202-785-2710 or