ALPS Blog

June 23, 2017

ALPS Beirut: Spoken Lebanese Arabic Books and Curriculum

Here’s an overview of the different books we have at ALPS Beirut to help you learn Spoken Arabic. These books are available to anyone at our branches in Hamra or Mansourieh – you don’t have to be a student here to study Spoken Lebanese Arabic with our curriculum. We also ship our books internationally […]
June 9, 2017

Uber in Beirut? If and when you might want to take an Uber instead of a service or taxi in Lebanon

Can Uber work in Lebanon? Before we begin, you should know that this post is based on personal experience and is not endorsed by ALPS or sponsored by Uber. Also Uber in Lebanon may have changed after the date of this post.  In Beirut, Uber is a bit different. First […]
January 13, 2017

Our Monthly Course Schedule

At ALPS Beirut you can start anytime with private tutoring and we typically a have a course or two that start mid-month. If you are interested in a more fixed monthly plan then make sure to check out when most of our classes will start each month in 2017 below:   […]
December 27, 2016

Free Arabic Conversation Sessions Next Week

Start off your Arabic learning in the new year with our free conversation sessions Are you looking for an opportunity to speak Lebanese? Stop by ALPS Beirut for a cup of coffee and conversation with our Arabic teachers and other students. This is a time for anyone who is studying […]
December 22, 2016

ALPS Beirut Holiday Schedule

ينعاد عليكن Merry Christmas from Alps Beirut! We will be closed from noon on Friday December 23rd and reopen on January 3rd at 8:00 AM Here’s how to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Years in Spoken Lebanese!
December 19, 2016

Hvilke råd ville du give til en der kommer for at studere arabisk i Beirut?

Kan du fortælle os lidt om dig selv? (såsom.. hvor er du fra? Hvad laver du her? Hvordan fandt du på at vælge ALPS? Studerede du levantisk arabisk eller moderne standardarabisk?) Jeg er fra Arhus og studerer Arabisk- og Islamstudier. Jeg er i Libanon som et led i uddannelsen, hvor […]
December 13, 2016

Quel conseil donneriez-vous à quelqu’un qui viendrait apprendre l’Arabe à Beyrouth?

Pouvez-vous nous parler un peu de vous? (Par exemple … D’où êtes-vous? Que faites-vous dans la vie? Comment avez-vous choisi ALPS? Avez-vous étudié l’arabe libanais parlé ou l’arabe standard moderne?) Je suis de Toulouse. J‘étudie le droit et les Sciences Politiques. Une amie qui a étudié ici l’année dernière m’a […]
December 7, 2016

Welche Ratschläge würdest du einer Person geben, die nach Beirut kommt um arabisch zu lernen?

Erzähl uns ein bisschen über dich!  (Woher kommst du? Was machst du dort? Warum hast du dich für ALPS entschieden? Hast du schon vorher Hocharabisch oder den levantinischen Dialekt gelernt?) Ich komme aus Deutschland, bin 28 Jahre alt und arbeite als Sozialarbeiter. Ich hatte Interesse daran, eine neue Sprache zu […]
December 6, 2016

Vilka tips skulle du ge någon som kommer till Beirut för att plugga arabiska?

Kan du berätta lite om dig själv? Jag heter Yasmeen och kommer ifrån Sverige. Just nu jobbar jag lite extra men vill så snart som möjligt börja studera på universitetet. Eftersom min pappa ursprungligen kommer ifrån Syrien men tyvärr aldrig lärde mig arabiska har det varit en dröm sedan barnsben. […]