ALPS Blog

October 18, 2019

ALPS Arabic Beirut – Hamra Branch

Conveniently located within walking distance from the American University of Beirut, ALPS Arabic Beirut has been serving students from all over the world, diplomats and non-profit workers since 2004. Our Hamra Branch offers a friendly atmosphere with free WiFi, free coffee and tea and periodic free conversation classes to encourage […]
October 8, 2019

Alps Beirut – Pricing for Courses in 2020

Effective January 2, 2020, we will be making slight adjustments to our tuition pricing in order to accommodate the increase in cost of living. We look forward to continuing to serve you professionally and competitively in the months ahead.   Course Type 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM After 4:00 PM […]
May 17, 2019
Study Arabic in Beirut this Summer

Summer MSA And Spoken Arabic Intensive Course Options

Make some good progress at ALPS Beirut this summer and study either Modern Standard Arabic or Spoken Lebanese Arabic in Mansourieh, Lebanon. (Just 15 minutes from City Centre Mall and 10 minutes from Mkalles). Here are our intensive summer course options… July 2019 Dates: July 1 – August 2 (75 […]
April 15, 2019

The best way to get to and from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport

Like most cities, there are a few things you need to know when you land at the airport in Beirut. If you don’t have a friend or relative who can help you, here are your other options… Getting from the Airport Here are your options: The Official White Airport Taxis […]
February 4, 2019

Laundromat / coin Launderette in Beirut for students, tourists and back packers

If you are in Beirut and staying somewhere without a washer and a dryer or if you don’t have time to do your own laundry, consider Pressto. You have probably seen many places that offer dry cleaning, but it can be difficult for find an affordable and easy place to […]
December 19, 2018

“Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year” in Lebanese Arabic from ALPS Beirut

ALPS Beirut wishes you happy holidays and a wonderful 2019. Please note our last day of class is December 21st and we start classes again on January 2nd. If you want to wish a Lebanese friend merry Christmas or a happy new year here’s how: ينعاد  عليك Yin3aad 3leyk (3leyki-3aleykon) […]
November 2, 2018

At a restaurant in Lebanon – How to ask for the bill in Arabic and other tips for eating out

When you go out for a meal or a cup of coffee, in addition to knowing what to say in Arabic, it is also important to know culturally what to do. So, in this post we will cover what to do and say in Spoken Lebanese Arabic  and contrast that […]
October 1, 2018

Free conversation sessions each Tuesday in October at ALPS Beirut in Hamra

Are you looking for an opportunity to speak Lebanese? In addition to our small, personal classes and private tutoring that give ample opportunity to speak in class, make sure to stop by ALPS Beirut on Tuesdays in October for a cup of coffee and conversation with our Arabic teachers and […]
July 11, 2018

2019 Monthly Course Calendar

Below you will find the dates for when our term begins each month. To sign up for a group course or private tutoring for one of these terms please use the form at the bottom of the page. Please note: the cost is US$8.5/hour (for a class of 5 or more […]