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"Jordanian Expectations" by Charlotte Sheridan

This is the first verbal sentence I learned in Arabic and it means I work at the United Nations. I love looking through language textbooks to see what they deem essential in a language. 581 more words

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Learning Arabic is not so hard, requires a little patience

There is a growing wave in the world to learn Arabic, especially when Americans have understood the significance of this language in the global world. The language was long neglected by the western world because of its intricacies in pronunciation, upbeat class and other aspects. 291 more words

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"Drawing It Out" by Nora Kane

In preparation for our first Target Language Commitment day next week, I have been fine-tuning my charades skills. On Target Language Commitment days (or TLC), we have to speak exclusively in Arabic while at AMIDEAST. 543 more words

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"One Step at a Time, One Victory at a Time" by Jordan Laurila

As of this writing, my first week is coming to a close, and the floodgates are open. Orientation week ended with drop-offs to our host families from the hotel where we’ve been staying. 476 more words

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"American in Amman" - by Charlotte Sheridan

After a 7-hour flight to London, a 13-hour mini-visit to see my grandparents, a scramble between Heathrow terminals, and a 5-hour flight to Jordan, I finally reached Amman. 663 more words


"First Impressions" by Nora Kane

It has been almost a week now since I arrived in Jordan. During that time we have been living at a hotel with about 50 other students for orientation but tomorrow we will be moving in with our host families. 596 more words

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Introducing Charlotte Sheridan - Blog Abroad Correspondent for Jordan - Fall 2014

Hello everyone! As I write, my things are once again packed up and my room at home looks empty. Since I’m only going to be a sophomore in college, this is a repeat of last years experience when I first moved all my belongings to the University of Alabama. 478 more words

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