Introduction to the Arabic Language: Ihki Ordoni – Jordanian Conversation 101

Ihki Ordoni: Jordanian Conversation 101
Summary

Ihki Ordoni is an introductory course in the Arabic language for those eager to learn the Jordanian dialect. It highlights conversation and speaking, but also has an accelerated bonus section on reading and writing the Arabic alphabet. 

More Details

This is a crash course on learning the Jordanian dialect. Within three weeks, participants in this course will be able to have basic conversations in simple daily life situations, such as greetings, ordering food at a restaurant, checking into a hotel, asking about the price of an item, and getting into a cab. In addition, as a bonus, participants can choose to learn reading and writing the Arabic alphabet, and eventually reading and writing simple words.

Methodology

A variety of online materials will be used, in addition to recorded sessions, which will present one topic at a time. Participants will be able to practice what they learn by attending synchronous (live) meetings with the course teacher twice a week.  

Course Language

English/Arabic (Jordanian dialect)

Who Should Attend?

Beginner students of Arabic and anyone interested in learning how to speak the Jordanian dialect at a basic level, especially those who are planning to visit Jordan or live in it. 

Benefits

At the end of this course, participants will be able to use the Jordanian Arabic dialect in order to conduct basic conversations and answer simple questions.

Cost
  • US $750/530 JD
  • Early bird discount: Get 25% off when you register before July 19

  • Group discount: Get 30% off when two or more register from the same institution
Course Instructor: Hanan Al Bqour

Hanan Al Bqour graduated from the University of Jordan with a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and literature and a Master’s degree in modern literary criticism. She has 20 years of Arabic teaching experience at private schools in Amman. She also teaches Arabic at the Middlebury Language Schools in San Francisco.

Ms. Al Bqour is a faculty member in the Department of Communication, Rhetoric and the Literary Arts (CRLA) at King's Academy.