News

New and noteworthy items developing at ALPS and in Beirut.

April 20, 2013

Intensive MSA Classes Begin May 7

 MSA Level I Sign up for this 3 week  class if you want to focus on  reading, writing and grammar in Modern Standard Arabic.  We’ll be using Al-Kitaab fii Taallum al-Arabiyya Book One and this will be a small, personal class with only 3-5 students, so reserve your place today. Class […]
March 29, 2013

Learn the Arabic Alphabet with Spoken Levantine Arabic Alefba Vol. 0

This book is a great place to start if you want to have a good foundation in Spoken Arabic. You’ll learn how to read and write all of the letters in Modern Standard Arabic AND the Lebanese Dialect. As you study the alphabet, you’ll also learn important Arabic phrases and […]
March 22, 2013

Sign Up Today for April Classes

Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class (Level IA) This class is for anyone who wants to learn the most useful phrases and concepts in the spoken Lebanese dialect and is already familiar with the Arabic alphabet.  This will be a small, personal class with only 3-5 students, so reserve your place today. […]
November 7, 2012

Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class Beings November 19

Learn to Speak Lebanese This class is for anyone who wants to learn the most useful phrases and concepts in the spoken Lebanese dialect.  You’ll learn how to introduce yourself, how get around Beirut easier using your Arabic and more.  Sign up by e-mailing Joelle at ALPS@abtslebanon.org.  This will be a […]
October 31, 2012

MSA Class Begins November 26th

Sign up for this 3 week MSA class if you have a basic level (IA) of FussHa and want to improve your reading, writing and grammar in Modern Standard Arabic using Al-Kitaab 1.  This will be a small, personal class with only 3-5 students, so reserve your place today. To […]
October 4, 2012

Spoken Lebanese Class Begins Monday-Sign Up Today!

Can you read Arabic but cannot speak the Lebanese dialect? If so, this class is for you.  In this Spoken Lebanese course you will learn the most useful phrases and concepts in the spoken Lebanese dialect. This class is for students that already know the Arabic alphabet, but are learning […]
September 28, 2012

Studying Arabic in Beirut-What you need to know before taking the plunge

Here are some experts from a recent article by Ben Kalt that appeared in Now Lebanon. Read the full article here. Before picking a place to study, you should know that Arabic is a hard language to acquire. The US Defense Department rates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as a “Category […]
September 26, 2012

Start Speaking Lebanese Now

Register Today for Spoken Lebanese Classes in October ALPS is offering classes in October for anyone who wants to start learning how to speak Arabic. In class you will learn to write and pronounce the alphabet in both MSA and Spoken Lebanese and learn the most useful phrases and concepts […]
September 20, 2012

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