Spring Semester 2012 is underway

Our new and returning students are off to a good start this Spring, even despite the COOOOLD weather and frequent rain. We trust that this semster they will continue to grow in both their cultural and language acquisition. Enrollment is closed for this term, but if you want to join us as a student soon, […]

Fall and Spring opportunities in Madaba

The Kelsey Arabic Program will offer courses this Fall in the traditional Arab setting of Madaba, Jordan, a small city  40 km from Amman.  It is possible to finish an entire Kelsey term there Fal Semesters Courses for Fall 2012 Classes Begin:  September 10 Classes End:  December 20 Class Days/Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8:30-11:45 AM Tuition price for registering with […]

June 2012 course

Kelsey Arabic  Program-June  – 4 days a week – – Monday to Thursday — 8:30-11:00AM – -four levels offered- An option for new residents, current students, people wanting to catch up in language, take a refresher course, or any others.  June 4-June 28        Cost: 200 JD  Contact:  info@kelseyarabicprogram.org Courses also available in the traditional setting of Madaba.  Ask […]

We’re Number One!!

Well, so to speak.  Arabic is one of the languages at the top of the list of difficulty in learning, at least for English speakers.  It’s pretty tough for speakers of other languages too.    Read on… Nevertheless, the Kelsey Arabic Program has assisted hundreds of people in learning to speak, understand, read and write Arabic.  […]

Arabic Dialects

It’s rather well-known that the Arabic language has a number of different dialects.  We often hear the question, “If I learn the Jordanian/Palestinian dialect and then move to a different Arabic-speaking country, will the people be able to understand me?”  This post, written by friends and former Kelsey students, can help one to understand the […]