March 8, 2016

Is Beirut safe?

Is it safe to study abroad in the Middle East? Chances are if you are studying Arabic this is a question you (or your parents) are asking.  We have helped thousands of students study abroad in Lebanon and their experience with safety has been overwhelmingly positive. Here’s a few examples about […]
March 4, 2016

Summer 2016 Arabic Classes in Beirut, Lebanon – ALPS Beirut

We are looking forward to having you in Beirut this summer! We have month-long intensive classes in Spoken Lebanese Arabic and you can enroll for just one month or stay with us the entire summer and take more than one level. Check out the schedule and classes below and let […]
February 22, 2016

Trip to Saida and Mleeta

Who wants to go with us to Saida and Mleeta – see the flyer below and then make sure to register!
January 21, 2016

Already know MSA? This Spoken Lebanese Class is for you

Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class Starting Soon 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. In order to be in this class you must be comfortable using the written Arabic alphabet. […]
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. […]
November 11, 2015

The Lebanese Lira and the US Dollar

You don’t need to bring too much cash with you when you come to Lebanon. If you have an ATM card that works internationally you can get cash here when you arrive. Bigger stores accept credit and debit cards, but for many transactions it’s easier to use cash – including […]
November 6, 2015

English Speakers in Beirut

Lebanese people are proud to speak several languages; among them are Arabic, French and English. Many students come to Hamra and hear English spoken at cafes and assume that English is the primary language. However, they don’t realize that within a ten minute walk from Hamra there are areas where […]
October 30, 2015

The Secret to Learning Arabic

Learning Arabic is difficult and so is living in a foreign country. It’s easy to think that your environment and location are what determines your success. Here Sugata Mitra talks about his experiments with education in poor, rural areas and what he found are the keys to learning. He says […]