Co-curricular Component

 

**Announcement regarding COVID-19: We are holding a virtual program for the Summer of 2020. All SILMW Arabic High School classes will take place online. The deadline for registration is now April 27th, 2020.**

 


At SILMW, the learning experience takes place in and beyond the classroom. Students will participate in a wide array of integrated, daily activities while at U of I. The goal of the co-curricular activities is to give students an opportunity to reinforce the language skills they acquire in the classroom and become culturally competent in the target language.

Weekly co-curricular activities

(attended jointly with U of I students)

Monday: Cultural presentations

Tuesday: Arabic conversation table

Wednesday: Arabic movie night

Thursday: Arabic cooking workshop

Special events:

  • University campus and library tour
  • Arabic calligraphy workshop
  • Ramadan Iftar
  • Game night
  • Arabic-style guitar workshop
  • Central Illinois Mosque & Islamic Center field trip
  • Visit to Spurlock Museum
  • Henna tattoo workshop
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