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Sejdi Sejdiu, course instructor Albanian for Tourists is a Course

Albanian for Tourists

Ended Jul 2, 2021

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Full course description

This class meets online for one hour twice a week for six weeks and is designed to give learners practical “survivor skills” for travel in Kosovo, Albania, or any region where Albanian is spoken. Among the topics covered are basic phrases used for greetings, numbers, dates and times, travel reservations, ordering at restaurants, and shopping. Much of the focus will be on pronunciation as well as understanding  the cultural context in which is used.


The course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm-1pm, CDT. All classes will be conducted online.


The instructor, Sejdi Sejdiu, is a native Albanian speaker from Kosovo. He holds a PhD degree in Applied Linguistics and has 21 years experience in language teaching.  Sejdi lives in Prishtina, the capital city of Kosovo, and is eager to share his experiences in the vibrant city where he grew up. Sejdi has worked on establishing bonds between the state of Iowa and the country of Kosovo, and seeks to develop this relationship through the teaching of Albanian language.




The fee for this course is $300. Payment in full is required to enroll in the course.


Note: Your credit card payment will be processed by an external provider and will appear on your credit card statement as “UI Writing—Magid Center."


Cancellation Policy: A $100 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds for cancellations received by May 26, 2021. Thereafter, no refunds will be available. 



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