Save the Date – Summer 2016 will be here before you know it!
Mark your calendar now for the next installment of the Language Acquisition Resource Center’s (LARC) Summer 2016 intensive language courses:
Session 1: June 1-July 7, 2016
Session 2: July 13-August 17, 2016
Registration opens April 2016.
Complete an Entire Year of Foreign-Language Studies in Just Five Weeks with Summer Intensive Language Courses
Immerse yourself in one of today's most critical languages – Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Portuguese or Russian. With SDSU's Intensive Critical Language Courses, you can earn 3-20 units of foreign language credit this summer. Each intensive language and culture studies class meets for four to six hours of interactive instruction daily.
Why SDSU's Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)?
SDSU is the only local university offering Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Portuguese and Russian courses with LARC's highly successful intensive summer format. Our expert instructors will guide you in achieving practical language skills and cultural awareness through conversations, games, writing, multimedia, and other activities based on today's latest language learning theories and practice.
"I had the pleasure of taking Ghassan Zakaria's Arabic 101/102 class. Arabic is the fourth language that I have taken upon myself to study formally ... I find Ghassan to be an outstanding instructor. His class exceeded my greatest expectations."
~ Keren Chansky Suberri, Ph.D., ABPP
NJ Licensed Psychologist SIO2914
Who should enroll?
- Students who want to complete their foreign language requirements in a fast, intensive format
- Heritage speakers who want to improve their formal language skills
- Highly-educated professionals interested in a challenging academic pursuit, and business, legal, and healthcare professionals who want to expand their marketability within their field by adding linguistic knowledge and capacity to their repertoire
About the Classes
Arabic and Persian courses are 4 units each. Chinese, and Russian courses are 5 units each. Portuguese Session 1 courses are 5 units each and Session 2 courses are 3 units each.
Take a two-course sequence (e.g., Persian 101/102, Persian 201/202) to earn eight units of Arabic, Persian or Portuguese or ten units of Chinese or Russian in five weeks, or take an individual course to earn three to five units in under three weeks.
Want more information?
For more information about the classes, please visit SDSU's Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) Intensive Summer Language Courses at larc.sdsu.edu/intensive-summer-courses.