Alwan Arabic Classes, Saturday Sessions

Oct 31, 2009-Dec 19, 2009

Saturdays, 12:00 pm,Saturdays, 2:00 pm


Arabic Classes Saturday Session

Due to popular demand, Alwan is pleased to announce a new round of Arabic classes on Saturdays: Arabic I, and Levantine Arabic II, a colloquial conversation class.  

Pre-registration: Saturday, Ocrober 24

First class session: Saturday, October 31 

Arabic Level I:  Saturdays from 12:00 - 2:00 PM

8 weeks
Tuition: $350
Textbook: Brustad, K. et al (2004 Edition). Alif Baa. Georgetown Univ. 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.

Textbooks are available at Dahesh Heritage Books, 1775 Broadway at 57th Street, or at university bookstores.


Levantine Arabic II: Saturdays from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

8 weeks
Tuition: $350
Instructor: Iman Meiki

This course continues the lessons learned in Levantine Arabic I, a colloquial Arabic class that improves student conversation and pronunciation skills, in order to achieve confidence and fluency in day-to-day situations. The course focuses on the dialect spoken in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. This class is for students who have completed Levantine Arabic I, and have an ability to read and write, or have similar qualifications as determined by the instructor. 

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

About the Instructor:

Iman Meiki has been teaching Arabic at Columbia University, Queens College, The New School University, NYU and other language institutions.


To register for a class, please contact us at:
Email: Tel.: (646) 732 3261

Please send a tuition check before February 18, 2009 to
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor,
New York, NY 10004 or at the latest bring it 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.

Alwan for the Arts

16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor
(between Broad St. and Broadway)
New York, NY 10004
(646) 732-3261

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