Summer Academy Blog

Arabic Academy’s Weekend Adventures

June 30, 2014

We’ve finished our first week here at MMLA and it’s been a fun roller coaster of a ride! On Sunday our students were finally able to relax from their packed schedules and take a trip into town.  Arabic Academy students spent their morning roaming The... read more

Beating the Heat: In Language Videos and Pool Time!

June 30, 2014

It has been hot, hot, hot over the past few days! Thankfully, the Arabic Academy knows how to keep it cool. Sunday dawned hot and dry. After taking a short trip into town, students started some water balloon wars to cool themselves down.... read more

Celebrating a Successful First Week in Language

June 30, 2014

Today started with a voyage en ville with my living group. The town was full of different languages and different colored pochettes. After exhausting all of Poultney’s local businesses, as well as Shaw’s and Dunkin’ Donuts bien ... read more

Sunday Funday

June 30, 2014

This Sunday at Swarthmore College, the students enjoyed various activities intended to give them a break from the rigors of the past weeks classes and assignments. Each student was able to catch up a little on sleep as well as some brief exemptions... read more

Arabic Academy Students Celebrate Ramadan

June 30, 2014

This year, Saturday, June 28 marks the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, and the students of the Arabic Academy celebrated accordingly in language. At sundown, the students and teachers who are observing Ramadan broke their fast with Middle... read more