Sabla is the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center's summer intensive language and cultural immersion program designed for American university-level students and recent college graduates studying the Arabic language.
This unique scholarship program offers four different levels of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses delivered within authentic cultural contexts.
Experienced Sabla instructors use proficiency-based approaches emphasizing all five skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar.
Weekly activities and public events for Sabla include film screenings, games, and lectures related to Arab history, society, and culture with a specific focus on Oman. The program also includes trips to local Middle Eastern restaurants and exhibits.