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Summer Arabic Program

Summer Arabic Program at Hunter 2021

 برنامج اللغة العربية الصيفيّ بجامعة هانتر ٢٠٢١

Hunter College will offer Arabic 101 and 102 in the summer of 2021 in 2 intensive 5- week sessions:

ARB 101 May 27 - July 1 M-Th 10-11:53am (3 credits) 

ARB 102 Jul 6 - Aug 9 M-Th 10-11:53am  (3 credits)

Students who have not studied Arabic at Hunter and who wish to register for ARB 102 must contact Professor Elinson. ARB 101 and 102 are not open to heritage speakers as determined by the Arabic program at Hunter. Students who speak, understand, or are otherwise familiar with an Arabic dialect must contact Professor Alexander Elinson.

As in the academic-year program, ARB 101 and 102 are 3-credit courses. For more information about the courses, please see the courses section of our website.


  • Brustad et al. Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781589016323 (1589016327). (ARB 101)
  • Brustad et al. Al-Kitaab fii ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya A Textbook for Beginning Arabic Part 1 (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781589017368 (1589017366). (ARB 101 and 102)

You can expect to reach approximately chapter 3 of al-Kitaab part 1 by the end of ARB 101 and approximately chapter 8 of al-Kitaab part 1 by the end of ARB 102.

For non-CUNY students, information about applying as a non-degree student can be found here.

For tuition information please go here.

Non-CUNY students: please note that the deadline to apply as a non-degree student is April 1, 2021.  Please contact Professor Elinson prior to applying as a non-degree student to be sure there is still space in the class.

If you have any questions about the summer program please contact:

Alex Elinson
Associate Professor of Arabic
Head of Arabic Program
Department of Classical and Oriental Studies
Hunter West 1304
Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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