Why join our program
The MENA Languages program is a unique place for any student to start exploring language learning, be it a WCAS student, a McCormick student, or a student in Communication or Journalism. Here are several main reasons why we believe students will feel at home in our program:
- We are a unique program: MENA Languages is a unique program because we truly care for our students and their progress. In
additionto carefully crafted classes, we offer ample opportunities to practice outside of class through Office Hours, Language Tables and Language Tutors.
- We have award-winning instructors: The MENA Languages program has an exceptional teaching faculty. This dedication to teaching is reflected in the many teaching awards the faculty won, internally and externally.
- We believe in progressive learning environments: The MENA Languages program recognizes that our students are diverse learners with racially, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse backgrounds. In order to meet their needs, instructors provide an array of different learning tools and make every effort to get to know each student and their journey to become proficient in a new language.
- We offer engaging study abroad opportunities: Many of our students take advantage of the various study abroad opportunities the University has to offer. Whether you spend a summer in an intensive language program in Jordan, study language and culture for a semester in Morocco, or stay a year in Istanbul learning Turkish or in Jerusalem learning Hebrew, all students come back with engaging stories to tell.
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