May 20, 2020

Private and Group Options for Studying Arabic Online at ALPS Beirut

ALPS Beirut has been teaching Arabic online for years and now we have expanded our capabilities and our course offerings to better serve you.  No matter your learning goals, we can help you improve in either Modern Standard Arabic,  Spoken Lebanese Arabic, or both.  Each month we have options for: Private One on […]
March 21, 2020

All Alps Beirut Courses are Moving Online – join us?

We currently cannot receive learners of Arabic as a foreign language, in both our Hamra and Mansourieh branches, due to the current health emergency. In spite of this, from their homes, our tutors continue to offer the usual Skype sessions and have shifted the in-class sessions to Skype format as […]
December 19, 2019

Happy Holidays from ALPS Beirut!

ALPS Beirut wishes you happy holidays and a wonderful start to 2020. Please note our last day of class is December 20th and we start private tutoring on January 2nd and group classes on the 6th. If you want to say Merry Christmas or Happy New Year in Lebanese Arabic […]
October 8, 2019

Alps Beirut – Pricing for Courses in 2020

Effective January 2, 2020, we will be making slight adjustments to our tuition pricing in order to accommodate the increase in cost of living. We look forward to continuing to serve you professionally and competitively in the months ahead.   Course Type 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM After 4:00 PM […]
September 25, 2015

Free Conversation Cafe Time Changed in October

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. Please note the […]
September 18, 2015

Eid al Adha Greetings in Lebanese Arabic

This week, September 24 and 25, 2015, is 3id ilkabir or 3id al aD7a (meaning feast of the sacrifice). For Muslims, this holiday remembers the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his first born son in obedience to God. It also marks the end of the 7ajj to Mecca. The day […]
July 10, 2015

Ramadan greetings and sayings in Lebanese Arabic

Ramadan Karim It is the month of Ramadan when Muslims around the world fast from drinking and eating each day during the 9th month in the Islamic calendar from before the Fajr prayer at sunrise until the iftar meal after the Maghrib (sunset) prayer. Here are a few Arabic saying to use […]
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 […]