Larry in Morocco
Larry is a junior majoring in political science and history, with a minor in Arabic, in Dedman College. A recipient of a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, he is studying with SMU-in-Morocco during summer 2011 as part of an intensive five-week course dedicated to intermediate-level Arabic. He is staying in the city of Meknes and plans to take excursions to Tangiers and Spain.
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A few hang-ups
All right, we made it through week two, but we did have some hang-ups. Bryce got sick going into the first weekend in Morocco, then our beloved teacher fell ill as well, with Kevin to follow.
We had a short class Friday because of Liljana being under the weather. We made it through our first exam, and overall everybody did well, I think. Bravo on Kevin for scoring the highest in the class.
After week two I think that we are officially back on the horse as far as Arabic is concerned. Wednesday we took a scenic tour around Meknes via horse-drawn carriage. Very nice. We then ended the week going to Volubilis and the city of Moulay Idriss. So much history and such beautiful scenery.
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