Photo Essay: CET Jordan

Photos by Keightley Dudgeon (Western Kentucky University) Student Correspondent CET Jordan, Summer 2017

This photo was taken on a day excursion in Um Qais, Jordan. CET Jordan students were able to see the Syrian and Palestinian borders at this location.


This photo was taken on a day excursion at Aljoun Castle. Students visited this location, as well as two other places: Jerash and Um Qais.


This photo was taken on a weekend day-excursion to Jerash, Jordan. CET students were able to explore Roman ruins at this location in Jordan.


Students prepare baba ghanoush for their first cooking lesson taught solely in Arabic. This dish is comparable to hummus, but it is made with eggplant.


This stone building is where CET students study Arabic and the University of Jordan. Intensive language students study here five days a week and internship students study here three days a week.


The feast included a meat dish with rice and a chicken dish with rice, as well as traditional Arabic salad. This salad is made with cucumber and yogurt.


This spread of food was prepared by a CET student’s Jordanian roommate and her family for Eid al-Fitr, a holiday celebrating the end of the holy month, Ramadan.


A CET student enjoys a cup of late night tea on the second story Starbucks near the University of Jordan.


Students enjoy the product of their first Arabic cooking lesson, including baba ghanoush, kolaiyat bandora, and small flour pancakes with Nutella and candies.