Spoken Lebanese Arabic

ALPS is designed to help you learn how to speak Arabic. Spoken Lebanese Arabic is learned in the home and spoken with family, friends and co-workers. ALPS text books and courses are designed to help you interact in Spoken Arabic with confidence.

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 4, 2015

October Intensive Spoken Arabic Class $6 per hour

Beginners Spoken Lebanese Class 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. This is […]
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 […]
June 10, 2015

طُلِع is this week’s Lebanese Arabic Word of the Week

tole3 is a verb that means to go up, to depart, or to rise. Here is how it is conjugated: بيُطلَع، عم يُطلَع، رح يُطلَع، طالِع tole3, byotla3, 3am yotla3, ra7 yotla3, Taali3   كل ويك أند بُطلَع ع الضيعة مع أهلي kil weekend botla3 3a Day3ah ma3 ahly Every weekend […]