Intensive Summer Language Courses

Location: San Diego State University, San Diego, California
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Persian-Farsi, Portuguese, Russian

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Arabic Summer Courses 2017

Session 1

  • Arabic 101: May 31– June 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Arabic 102: June 19 – July 7, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Arabic 101

Session 2

  • Arabic 101: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Arabic 102: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Arabic 101
  • Arabic 201: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Arabic 101/102
  • Arabic 202: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Arabic 101/102/201

Note: Classes can be taken as combined (i.e. 101/102) or separate (i.e. just 101 or just 102), they do not need to be taken as an entire 8 unit package.

Program Description

Arabic 101/102
This intensive 8-unit course will help students develop novice level skills in Arabic speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including basic academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and others may apply. There are no prerequisites for this course as it is at a beginner level. In the 5 weeks, students will cover Arabic 101 & 102.
Course Materials: “Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (Arabic Edition)” by Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal and Abbas Al-Tonsi

Arabic 201/202
This intensive 8-unit course will help students develop intermediate level skills in Arabic speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including more in depth academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and other may apply. In those 5 weeks, students will cover Arabic 201 & 202.
Course Materials: “Arabic Language through Dialogue 2” by Dr. Hanada Taha-Thomure and Younis ElCheddadi

Course materials are subject to change

Chinese Summer Courses 2017

Session 1

  • Chinese 101: May 31– June 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Chinese 102: June 19 – July 7, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Chinese 101

Session 2

  • Chinese 201: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Chinese 101/102
  • Chinese 202: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Chinese 101/102/201

Note: Classes can be taken as combined (i.e. 101/102) or separate (i.e. just 101 or just 102), they do not need to be taken as an entire 10 unit package.

Program Description

Chinese 101/102
This intensive 10-unit course will help students develop novice level skills in Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including basic academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and others may apply. There are no prerequisites for this course as it is at a beginner level. In the 5 weeks, students will cover Chinese 101 & 102.

Course Materials:
Liu et al.: Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 1(4th Edition); Character workbook
Liu et al.: Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 2, 4th Edition

Chinese 201/202
This intensive 10-unit course will help students develop intermediate level skills in Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including more in depth academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and other may apply. In those 5 weeks, students will cover Chinese 201 & 202.

Course Materials:
Yao et al. : Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 2(3rd Edition), Lesson 17, 18, 19
Yao et al. : Integrated Chinese Level 2, Part 1(3rd Edition), Lessons 1-6
Liu et al. : Integrated Chinese, (Level 2, Part 1, 3rd Edition), Lesson 10 Liu et al. : Integrated Chinese, (Level 2, Part 2, 3rd Edition), Lesson 11-18

Course materials are subject to change

Persian-Farsi Summer Courses 2017

Session 1

  • Persian 101: May 31– June 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Persian 102: June 19 – July 7, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Persian 101

Session 2

  • Persian 201: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Persian 101/102
  • Persian 202: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 4 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Persian 101/102/201

Note: Classes can be taken as combined (i.e. 101/102) or separate (i.e. just 101 or just 102), they do not need to be taken as an entire 8 unit package.

Program Description

Persian 101/102
This intensive 8-unit course is designed to teach practical language skills and cultural awareness. Students shall learn & expand their four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing of the Persian language through conversations, games, written homework and Iranian movies. The Persian language is used in two styles of Literary and Colloquial, both of which shall be introduced from the beginning. This course satisfies SDSU and the language requirement at other campuses.
Course Materials: Course Readings Packet provided by course instructors

Persian 201/202
This intensive 8-unit course will help students develop intermediate level skills in Persian speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials and field trips, the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including a more in depth academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and others may apply. In these 5 weeks, students will cover Persian 201 & 202.
Course Materials: Course Readings Packet provided by course instructors

Course materials are subject to change

Portuguese Summer Courses 2017

Session 1

  • Portuguese 101: May 31– June 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Portuguese 102: June 19 – July 7, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Portuguese 101

Session 2

  • Portuguese 203: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 3 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Portuguese 101/201
  • Portuguese 204: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 3 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Portuguese 101/201/301

Note: Classes can be taken as combined (i.e. 101/201) or separate (i.e. just 101 or just 201), they do not need to be taken as an entire 6-10 unit package.

Program Description

Portuguese 101/102
This intensive 10-unit course will help students develop novice level skills in Portuguese speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including basic academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and others may apply. There are no prerequisites for this course as it is at a beginner level. In the 5 weeks, students will cover Portuguese 101 & 201.

Course Materials:
Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language Textbook (Brazilian Portuguese) (2nd edition).
Ponto de Encontro: Myportugueselab.com (Brazilian Portuguese)
Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language (second edition): (LIÇÕES SEIS A DEZ = 5 chapters)

Portuguese 203/204
This intensive 6-unit course will help students develop intermediate level skills in Portuguese speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including more in depth academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and other may apply. In those 5 weeks, students will cover Portuguese 301 & 401.

Course Materials:
Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language Textbook (Brazilian Portuguese) (2nd edition).
Ponto de Encontro: Myportugueselab.com (Brazilian Portuguese)
Mapeando a Língua Portuguesa através das Artes- ISBN# 978-1-58510-343-0
Caderno de Produção for Mapeando A Língua Portuguesa – ISBN# 978-1-58510-416-1

Course materials are subject to change

Russian Summer Courses 2017

Session 1

  • Russian 100A: May 31– June 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – 2016 price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – No Prerequisite
  • Russian 100B: June 19 – July 7, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Russian 100A

Session 2

  • Russian 200A: July 12 – July 28, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Russian 100A/100B
  • Russian 200B: July 31 – August 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5 units of credit – price per unit: $369 (2017 fee subject to change) – Prerequisite Russian 100A/100B/200A

Note: Classes can be taken as combined (i.e. 100A/100B) or separate (i.e. just 100A or just 100B), they do not need to be taken as an entire 10 unit package.

Program Description

Russian 100A/100B
This intensive 10-unit course is designed to teach practical language skills and cultural awareness. Students shall learn & expand their four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing of the Russian language through conversations, games, written homework and Russian movies.
Course Materials: Golosa, book 1, edition 5; Golosa, book 1 Workbook, edition 5 (electronic lab book)

Russian 200A/200B
This intensive 10-unit course will help students develop intermediate level skills in Russian speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through the use of authentic materials and field trips, the students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including a more in depth academic and cultural knowledge. Undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, college and university faculty and others may apply. In these 5 weeks, students will cover Russian 200A & 200B. Prerequisite Russian 100A/100B or equivalent knowledge of Russian.
Course Materials: Golosa: A Basic Course in Russian, Book Two (Pearson Education, 2014, fifth edition) with Student Activities Manual

Course materials are subject to change