Why Learn Arabic?
- The Modern Language Association estimates that Arabic enrollment at U.S. universities increased by 126% between 2002 and 2006.
- Arabic is the official language in over 20 countries.
- Those who study Arabic can can enter a variety of career fields: journalism, business, translation, foreign service, finance, education, and many others.
- The U.S. government, through the National Security Language Initiative, has deemed Arabic a language of strategic importance.
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