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Jiran (جيران) is a 5-week summer language program from July 2-August 3, 2018 that pairs intermediate and advanced Arabic students with underserved Arabic-speaking families in New Britain, Connecticut. Jiran programming in a program focused on Arabic language learning and intercultural competence development. The program allows student participants to progress in Arabic, access Arabic speakers from places they cannot study abroad (Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, etc), and experientially learn about challenges facing Arabic-speaking families new to the US.

Jiran 2018 Maria Victoria Howell-Arza

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Jiran (جيران) is a 5-week summer language program from July 2-August 3, 2018 that pairs intermediate and advanced Arabic students with underserved Arabic-speaking families in New Britain, Connecticut. Jiran programming in a program focused on Arabic language learning and intercultural competence development. The program allows student participants to progress in Arabic, access Arabic speakers from places they cannot study abroad (Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, etc), and experientially learn about challenges facing Arabic-speaking families new to the US.

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