LINGUIST List 26.1785

Thu Apr 02 2015

Summer Schools: Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World / Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 02-Apr-2015
From: Lydia Catedral <medill2illinois.edu>
Subject: Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World / Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
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Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World / Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Host Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coordinating Institution:
Website: http://silmw.linguistics.illinois.edu

Dates: 15-Jun-2015 - 08-Aug-2015
Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Focus: The Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World is a language institute that takes place over the summer (June 15 - August 8, 2015) on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. This summer we will be offering Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, Uzbek and Wolof.

Our institute includes both intensive language learning and extra-curricular activities including cooking classes, conversation tables and movie nights. Students can earn up to ten credits over the course of eight weeks.

Many of these languages have been designated by the US government as critical to U.S. National Security and can assist students in securing international positions in governmental, development and academic sectors.

Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

Description:
For more information, watch this short video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z2IwZDMFYA) or visit our website at
http://silmw.linguistics.illinois.edu. We hope to see you this summer!

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Languages: Arabic, Standard
Persian, Iranian
Swahili
Turkish
Urdu
Uzbek, Northern
Wolof

All non-UIUC students will receive in-state tuition regardless of status.

To calculate tuition costs for you specifically please see: http://www.registrar.illinois.edu/financial/tuition.html.

Tuition prices differ slightly depending on the number of credits being taken (Elementary classes are ten credits, Intermediate classes are eight credits and Advanced classes are six credits), and whether or not the student was
previously at student at the University of Illinois.

Registration: 08-Apr-2015 to 04-May-2015

Contact Person: Lydia Catedral
Email: medill2illinois.edu

Apply on the web: http://silmw.linguistics.illinois.edu/prospective.html

Registration Instructions:
If you are not already a student at the University of Illinois, you will need to apply to the University as a non-degree student. Information can be found on our website.

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