This intensive program is for students who have elementary proficiency in Sorani Kurdish and want to develop their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students who complete the course successfully complete the equivalent of the 2nd-Year curriculum in the Department of Central Eurasian Languages at Indiana University and will reach a proficiency of Intermediate Mid or better. They will be able to function effectively in a Kurdish-speaking environment; will be able to understand and work with authentic materials, including news, videos, podcasts, chats, stories, articles on familiar topics, etc.; and will have a solid foundation for travel or advanced study. The program develops familiarity with Kurdish culture through work with authentic materials and media, as well as Kurdish activities and structured interactions with Kurdish speakers.
KURDISH LEVEL 2
The program is open to all, including
- IU and non-IU students
- graduate and undergraduate students
- high-school students over age 16
HOUSING AND MEALS
Due to COVID-19, summer 2020 Workshop classes will not be residential. Classes will be offered online.
The description below reflects the regular structure of the Workshop, which we plan to return to in 2021.
Workshop students live in Willkie Center in air-conditioned single rooms, sharing a lounge with other students studying the same language.
On-campus dining options in the summer are limited. Indiana University Meal plans are available, but the number of cafeterias and hours of operation are limited. Most Workshop students prefer pay-as-you-go dining.
COSTS & ACADEMIC CREDIT
$3,260 as follows:
- Tuition: $2,960* (8 credits)
- Language Workshop Fee $300
$3,101 as follows:
- Tuition: $2,375* (6 credits)
- Language Workshop Fee: $300
- IU Discounted Summer Combined Fee: $426
*Rates for IU students in schools other than Arts and Sciences may differ, and school-specific fees may apply. See the Indiana University Summer 2020 Fee Calculator for full details.
All prices and descriptions on this page subject to change. Participants are responsible for checking current prices and details before signing billing, housing or meal contracts.