Studying Arabic

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 […]
November 10, 2017

Free conversation sessions each Tuesday 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 for a cup of coffee and conversation with our Arabic teachers and other Arabic […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 27, 2016

3 Things Successful Students of Spoken Arabic Do

We’ve been helping students speak Lebanese Arabic for over 10 years and there are a few things we have seen that our best students seem to do…. 1. Spend as much (or more) time talking in the community than you do in the classroom We can’t stress this enough. Getting out […]
December 11, 2015

ALPS Beirut Language School Reviews

We recently asked our former students to share why they chose to study Arabic at ALPS Beirut. Here are the most common factors that mattered to them when selecting an Arabic language program. Is this the type of Arabic program you are looking for? If so, contact us in the […]
December 4, 2015

Why we love small class sizes

Did you know that the average class size at ALPS Beirut is 3 students? We believe this creates a win win for both our teachers and students. Small classes allow our teachers to connect personally with each student and be able to address questions and topics that interest each class. […]
October 14, 2015

How to pick an Arabic Language Program

Arabic is a very nuanced language, one that cannot easily be taught in a traditional classroom setting. After studying Arabic at the university level in the United States, I felt adequate in my ability to read and write. However, my actual communication skills were minimal. After a summer of studying […]
October 6, 2015

Advice from Students Before You Study Arabic Abroad

I studied abroad in Jordan the summer after my sophomore year at OU. It was great and I feel like I learned a ton but there were definitely parts that could have been improved. We had a class on MSA and a class on spoken Arabic. The majority of the […]