Photos taken by Elaine Pollard, (Kalamazoo College), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Fall 2023 Photography is one of my favorite ways to reflect back on fond memories. Each photo has a unique thumbprint, depending on the location it was taken in, the angles used, the time of day it was taken
Written by Clemencia El Antouri (University of Georgia), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Summer 2023 Although Jordan is a small country, there are always events and activities going on for people to enjoy. Since Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites in Jordan, I find it to be the easiest
Written by Brandon Bishop (Washington & Lee University), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Summer 2023 Every year, Eid Al-Adha (عيد الأضحى) is celebrated to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. As a result of this holiday falling during our time at CET, we were given a week off
Photos taken by Ruofei Shang (Boston University), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Summer 2023 The sudden outbreak of COVID halted my four years of high school in Jordan in December 2020. The desire to advance my Arabic language skills and reconnect with the local culture brought me back to Jordan this summer.
Written by Tomas Gordo-Churchill (Northwestern University), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Spring 2023 By this point in the study abroad experience, after four weeks in the intensive learning environment of CET, your language ability will have increased more than you ever could imagine in the US. You will actually be speaking Arabic, one
Written by Sarah Holston (American University), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan, Spring 2023 As I start my third week in Jordan, there’s one phrase that I’ve heard again and again at restaurants and conversations, but only understood it when my professor covered it in class كل شيء تمام (Everything’s fine). I say it