January 7, 2015

Intermediate Spoken Lebanese Class in the Evenings Starts Jan 12

Intermediate Spoken Lebanese Class This fast placed class is for students who can communicate using basic sentences in Spoken Arabic and want to keep improving. Is this class good for you? Yes, if you are somewhat comfortable using past and present tense verbs and want to improve your speaking and learn how […]
December 22, 2014

ALPS will be closed for the holidays

Happy Holidays from all of us at ALPS Beirut! We will be closed from December 24 to January 1 to allow our staff to be with their families. We hope to see you in class next year! Here are a few of the classes you can sign up for in […]
December 19, 2014

How to say “Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year” in Arabic

ALPS Beirut wishes you happy holidays and a wonderful 2015. Before the holidays come make sure you know these important holiday greetings in Lebanese Arabic: ينعاد  عليك Yin3aad 3leyk (3leyki-3aleykon) – This is a good go-to greeting for almost any holiday that anyone in Lebanon is celebrating. Reply with: وعليك […]
December 15, 2014

January 2015 Spoken Arabic Classes in Beirut

Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class (Level IA) This class begins with learning the alphabet in Modern Standard Arabic AND the Lebanese Dialect. This way you’ll see how the Lebanese pronunciation of the Arabic letters differs from Modern Standard Arabic and take this knowledge with you wherever and however you use Arabic […]
December 4, 2014

Now enrolling for Skype classes – keep learning Arabic from your home

ALPS Beirut is pleased to announce online Skype classes. We’ve been offering these private classes to a small number of students and are now ready to make them public. If you are a former student, we look forward to reconnecting with you again. If you are new to ALPS Beirut this is […]
November 28, 2014

December Arabic Classes in Beirut

Classes at ALPS Beirut have 5 students or less to give you a more personalized experience and more time to actually speak in class. No matter what class you are in, make sure to join us on Tuesdays for our free conversation class. Spoken Lebanese Classes in the Evening Beginners […]
November 17, 2014

Free Arabic Conversation Class on Tuesdays

ALPS Beirut is pleased to announce that we are starting back up our free conversation class on Tuesdays (starting December 2). 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 […]
June 13, 2014

Should Disney movies be in Modern Standard Arabic or the Spoken Dialects?

There has been an interesting debate online about the movie Frozen and how it was released in Arabic. Disney chose to release the film in the MENA region in Modern Standard Arabic. Some people think this was the best choice while other pointed out that Disney made translations for markets […]
May 28, 2014

June Arabic Classes in Beirut

Beginning Spoken Lebanese Class for MSA Students – Intensive Pace 15 hours per week This class begins with Spoken Levantine Vol 1 to teach you the essentials so that you can  introduce yourself, get around Beirut easier and have basic conversations as soon as possible. Because this class is 15 hours a week […]