Arabic Classes Summer Session

May 29, 2009-Jul 23, 2009

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm,Thursdays, 6:00 pm,Thursdays, 8:00 pm

Teachers: Iman Meiki

Once again, Alwan will be offering Arabic classes at two levels plus a Levantine colloquial conversation class at our space on Beaver Street.

Classes begin the week of June 2, 2009

Registration is open until the first class meeting. Please email catherine @ to confirm your intent to take the class and bring a check to the first meeting.

Arabic Level I: Thursdays from 7:15-9:15 PM
Begins Thursday, June 4
8 weeks
Tuition: $350
Textbook: Brustad, K. et al (2004 Edition). Alif Baa. Georgetown University Press.
Instructor: Iman Meiki

This course will focus on learning the letters and sounds of Arabic and the skills of reading, writing and pronunciation, in addition to listening and basic conversation.

Arabic Level II: Thursdays from 5:15-7:15 PM
Begins Thursday, June 4
8 weeks
Tuition: $350
Textbook: Brustad, K. et al (Second Edition) Al-Kitaab with DVDS Part 1 Georgetown University Press.
Instructor: Iman Meiki

This course is a continuation of Arabic 1 and will cover vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary for better comprehension in Modern Standard Arabic. It will focus also on further developing skills in listening, reading and speaking.

Levantine Arabic: Tuesdays from 6:15 - 8:15 PM
Begins Tuesday, June 2
8 weeks
Tuition: $350
Instructor: Iman Meiki

This course will work on the student’s conversation and pronunciation skills in order to achieve confidence and fluency in day-to-day situations. The course will be conducted in the Levantine dialect spoken in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. This course is for students who have completed Level I and have the ability to read and write.

All classes will supplement textbook material with reading from Arabic newspapers and will introduce you to some Arab song and cinema.


To register for a class, please contact Catherine Halaby
Email: Catherine@ Tel.: 646 732 3261

Please bring a check for the full tuition, made out to Alwan Foundation, to the first class meeting.

Please also note that if you drop the class after the first session, you will be reimbursed 75% of the fees. No reimbursements will be made after attending the second class.

Late Registration
If you decide to register after the first class meeting you will be expected to bring a full tuition check to the 2nd session.

TRAINS: 4, 5 to Bowling Green J/M/Z to Broad St. R,W to Whitehall St.1 to Rector St. or South Ferry 2, 3 to Wall St. A, C line to Broadway-Nassau
BUSES: M1, M6, M9, M16, M20.

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(between Broad St. and Broadway)
New York, NY 10004
(646) 732-3261

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