Our method is based on intensive studying, as well as authentic experiences by meeting local people, and learning about their local culture through various courses & workshops.
El-Masdar specializes in teaching spoken Arabic by allowing you to immerse yourself in Arab and Druze villages in Israel.
“The Full Package” is a unique 3 week intensive course, combining 24/7 of school and in-house school with local families. This Intensive course is for students who want to maximize their language fluency to be able to communicate in an advanced level. This course lasts for 3 continuous weeks and is divided to levels; beginners or Intermediates.
This course is taking place in the village Hurfeish – a Druze village located in Galilee district, northern part of Israel.
The course is available on specific dates and requires a minimum of 4 students per course. the course starts on Sunday 10:00 am – Sunday 16:00 pm (3 weeks). The course includes full accommodation & board for the whole period.
The classes stress the use of language in everyday situations and focus heavily on speaking and communication skills.Textbooks and a variety of other materials are used in instruction. In 6 lessons each day, starting at 09:00 am – 15:30 pm students will work on grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary (lunch will be served in between). in 15:30 pm – 16:00 pm the class have a summarized practice session throughout talking groups, role-playing, traditional songs, phrases and homework.
The actual learning starts In the afternoons when students practice their speaking and listening with their hosting families. The hosts are trained to teach Arabic to foreign students, and Students focus on special topics include: fluency practice, media studies, film and theater, local culture, current events and holidays, politics and many more.