Montana Arabic Summer Institute

June 17 to July 12, 2013

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Sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA), the Arabic Studies Program is offering intensive Arabic to 24 high school students in summer 2013. MASI 2013 offers two levels:

  • Level 1 (for new students with no previous knowledge of Arabic), and
  • Level 2 (for students who took MASI in previous summers and for students who have studied introductory Arabic in high school - e.g., Arabic FLAP students).

Students will develop/improve Arabic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural knowledge in a fun and academic environment. Upon successful completion, students will receive five college credits.

The grant covers tuition fees and textbooks. Each student will receive a T-shirt and a USB flash drive.


What to Expect

MASI is a four-week federally-funded intensive summer program that is open to US citizens and green card holders only. Instruction starts at 9 am and ends at 2 pm -- see schedule. In addition, students are expected to dedicate about two hours everyday for homework assignments. Daily attendance is critical to meet the goals of the program.