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The Arabic language Wing is tasked with the major role of teaching Basic and Refresher Arabic courses for a range of participants from European and Asian countries. Courses offered are taught by a group of highly qualified and experienced instructors in the domain of teaching Arabic for non – natives.  The teaching methodology of Arabic at the wing is a mixture of practice and theory that is enhanced with cultural awareness lectures.

Basic Facts about the wing and the work style

  • The program has started in 1993 as part of the instructor exchange program with the United Kingdom.
  • Participants were form: Denmark, Taiwan, U.S, Azerbaijan, Romanian, China, Turkey, Italy, and Austria.
  • Modernized curriculum / cultural awareness lectures / field trips / residence is  at the officers’ club  
  • Two courses: the basic and refresher.
  • Continual interaction and survival programs with native speakers .

Courses held at the wing

The wing offers two courses every year. Participants in those courses come from the above mentioned countries through applications presented by the official military attaches of those relative countries in accordance with bilateral agreements signed between those countries and Jordan Armed Forces.

Course
Date
Period
Participants
Basic Arabic Course
March – June
17 weeks
15
Refresher Arabic Course
October
4 weeks
15

Accreditation by NATO

Since the year 2010, the language institute has become one of the recognized training centers recognized by NATO under the training and teaching organization (PTEC).  This organization includes 30 members from NATO, Mediterranean partnership, and PFP countries.

Arabic Language Courses for NATO participants

Below are the Arabic language courses held at Jordan language institute and recognized by NATO for participants of the above – mentioned countries according to the e-PRIME information system. These courses are conducted for NATO participants wihtin the frame of PTEC:

Coding
Course
Starts
Ends
RALC
Basic Arabic Course
7 March, 2013
27 June, 2013
    6 March, 2014 26 June, 2014
BALC
Refresher Arabic Course
1 September, 2013
26 September, 2013
    5 October, 2014 30 October 2014

Total number of participants to present

Country
Participants
UK
151
Austria
35
Turkey
33
Italy
32
Romania
42
Malaysia
3
Taiwan
7
Azerbaijan
4
Denmark
33
U.S
20
Germany
6
Russia
30
China
2
Total
398

Tests and assessments

  • Upon arrival, Participants are asked to take a comprehension level test to determine their level and the suitable curriculum for the course. During the course, participants have two scheduled tests at the end of each month in addition to a final test. They are also asked to take two Language proficiency interviews to measure their speaking skill.
  • An (ALC) Arabic Language Comprehension tests are also being prepared FOR Arabic Language courses.

Arabic Language Courses

a. BALC (Basic Arabic Language Course) will be held  5 Mar – 22 June, 2017.
    For more information click here

b. RALC (Refresher Arabic Language Course) will be held  15 Oct – 9 Nov. 2017.
    For more information click here


  

 


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