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Thu, Apr 7th 2016, 6:40AM

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Spring II term for evening group language classes begins March 30, 2020. All classes will take place online via Zoom.

Beginning March 16, 2020 all group classes and private instruction will become online-based  through Zoom and Skype. Group classes for the Spring 2 semester starting March 30 will be held online via Zoom as of right now. Once conditions improve, we hope to hold classes in-person at MEI with the option of joining in via Zoom. We will reassess the situation every two weeks and update students per any changes. Stay safe and keep learning. 

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About Center for Education:

For more than 60 years, the Middle East Institute has been offering unique, engaging, and affordable Middle Eastern language instruction in the Washington, D.C. area for students and professionals of all proficiency levels. As a department, we are proud to employ experienced, native-speaking instructors — many of whom also teach at D.C. universities and train employees of federal agencies and international organizations. Evening classes meet twice, weekly in a semi-intensive format for a period of 8 weeks. Private instructors provide more intensive and personalized lessons to meet individual student learning goals.

Location and transportation:

All classes are held at 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 located in the Dupont Circle area, accessible by bus and Metro on the Red Line. If coming by Metro, exit at the south end of Dupont Circle station, walk down 18th Street to our building. Street parking in the neighborhood is metered until 6:30 p.m.

Class Placement:

To determine the appropriate course for your proficiency level, click here.
For more information, please contact us at or 202-785-2710, Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.