Sun, Apr 7th 2013, 6:40AM

Summer I Class Schedule Coming Soon!

First offering Arabic classes in 1953, MEI now offers multiple levels of non-degree evening and weekend classes in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish. MEI's experienced teaching staff places equal emphasis on reading, writing, and speaking. Standard university texts are supplemented by specially designed teaching materials to enhance listening comprehension and conversation skills. Students who successfully finish courses are issued certificates of completion.

Summer I Course Offerings:

Modern Standard Arabic
Elementary Levels I, II, III, IV, and V
Pre-Intermediate Arabic
Intermediate Levels I, II, and III
Advanced Levels I, II, and III

Colloquial Arabic
Spoken Egyptian Levels I, II, and IV
Spoken Levantine Levels I and II

Media Arabic
Upper Intermediate Level I
Advanced Level I

Modern Hebrew
Elementary Levels I and II
Intermediate Levels I and II
Advanced Level I

Elementary Levels III, and III
Intermediate Levels I and II
Advanced Level I
Conversational Persian Level II (Intermediate)

Elementary Levels I and II
Intermediate- Levels I and II

Location and transportation: All classes are held at MEI. Colonial Parking operates a garage direcrtly in front of MEI on N Street. The garage closes at 10 p.m. Street parking in the neighborhood is metered until 6:30 p.m. 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.

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