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New and noteworthy items developing at ALPS and in Beirut.

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 […]
April 25, 2014

Practice Speaking Lebanese for Free-Tuesdays in May in Hamra

Thanks to everyone who joined us last month for our free conversation time! We enjoyed meeting you and sharing coffee and Arabic together. We are excited to announce that we will continue this in May. If you have joined us before or are new, ahlan wa sahlan! Are you looking […]
March 14, 2014

Practice Speaking Lebanese for Free

  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. Make sure to bring any questions you have about the language, culture and what to do and see in Lebanon.  Every Tuesday […]
January 29, 2014

A Free Arabic Gift When You Enroll in a Monthly Class

Start learning Spoken Lebanese Arabic at ALPS Beirut and we’ll give you a necklace or a key chain with your name written in Arabic. What do you need to do? 1. Stop by ALPS Beirut and we’ll match your experience and goals with our personal programs. The office is open […]
December 19, 2013

Apprendre, à votre rythme, le dialecte libanais

Chers apprenants francophones, ALPS peut vous aider à apprendre le dialecte libanais et à améliorer votre langue arabe classique par la méthode de votre choix: vous pouvez adopter la nôtre, (anglais-arabe) si vous êtes à l’aise avec la langue anglaise, mais vous pouvez aussi nous demander de vous expliquer les […]
August 19, 2013

Learn the Arabic Alphabet with the Alefba Book (Vol. 0) from ALPS Beirut

We’d like to introduce you to the first book in our Spoken Lebanese curriculum Lebneini w 2aktar©.  Alefba (Vol. 0) teaches you how to pronounce and write the Arabic alphabet. We’d like to share with you a few things we do different in this book: 1. The book teaches the […]
June 12, 2013

July Spoken Lebanese Arabic Classes (3 Levels)

Total Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class  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 you can use this knowledge wherever and however you use Arabic in […]
May 10, 2013

Spoken Lebanese Arabic Courses in June

Total Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class  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 you can use this knowledge wherever and however you use Arabic in […]
April 30, 2013

Spoken Lebanese Total Beginner Class Begins May 7

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 use this knowledge wherever and however you use Arabic in the […]