Induction of new batch of foreign students

Energy Monday 10/September/2018 21:57 PM
By: Times News Service
Induction of new batch of foreign students

Manah: The Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic to Non-Native Speakers (SQCTANNS) in the Wilayat of Manah in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah yesterday welcomed a new batch of students from various countries around the world.
The students are from the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Belarus, Russia, Czech, France, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, Indonesia and Germany. The orientation day included an introductory session to familiarise the students and academic and administrative cadres with the cultural programme.
A tour was organised for the students to familiarise with the College’s facilities and services offered to students.
The students also viewed a documentary on the Sultanate and its potentials that make it the first ideal destination for many foreign students to learn the Arabic language. Twenty-six students are take part in the current SQCTANNS course.
During the eight-week course, the students will be engaged in an integrated cultural programme that contains visiting major archaeological, historic and ancient civilisation landmarks in the Sultanate, cultural lectures, lessons in the Arabic calligraphy and the linguistic partner programme.