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    Howard Community College (Student)

    STARTALK Intensive Language Learning Experience


    Arabic, Chinese

    Grade Level(s)


    • July 2, 2018 – August 2, 2018: (Face-to-face)
    • Howard County Community College, Columbia, MD
    Program Setting



    HCC will provide summer courses in Arabic and Chinese to 60 high school students in Howard County. HCC will recruit students from grades 9 – 12 from public, private, and homeschools in the county and will provide them with 86 hours of instruction over five weeks from July 2 through August 2. Outcomes include: exiting participants at the novice mid or novice high level, increasing understanding of Arabic and Chinese speaking cultures, recruiting learners to continue with second semester language offerings in the fall semester, exposing learners to potential career opportunities requiring the knowledge and skills in a critical language, and continuing to promote heightened awareness and conversation around Arabic and Chinese language and cultural issues in the community throughout the academic year.

    (443) 518-4678
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