Class: Levantine Arabic, Fall Sesssion

Tue, September 22, 2009 6:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Formal registration and student evaluation for classes begin the September 15, 2009. Registration is open until the first formal class meeting, September 22.

Please email to confirm your intent to take the class and bring a check to the first meeting.

Levantine Arabic: Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

First class: Tuesday, September 22

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.

Registration for Modern Standard Arabic (Fusha) classes starts Thursday, September 17:

Arabic Level I: Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 PM

First class: Thursday, Sepember 24

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

Arabic Level II: Thursdays from 7:30-9:30 PM

First class: Thursday, September 24

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 Level I 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.


To register for a class, please contact Jamal Rayyis
Email:, 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 to Broadway-Nassau. BUSES: M1, M6, M9, M16, M20.

Last updated: 2009-09-21 00:15:20

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