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Class: Alwan Arabic Classes, Fall 2010 Term

Wed, September 8, 2010 6:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan's Fall Arabic classes start right after Labor Day, September 8 and September 9.

We are offering Modern Standard Arabic classes and Levantine colloquial conversation classes at our space on Beaver Street.

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

Four different classes are being offered, 10 sessions each:

Arabic I: Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Nov. 10, 6:15-8:00 pm
Arabic II: Thursdays, Sept. 9 - Nov. 11, 6:15-8:00 pm
Levantine Arabic I (colloquial): Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Nov. 10, 8:10-10:00 pm
Levantine Arabic II (colloquial): Thursdays, Sept 9 - Nov. 11, 8:10-10:00 pm


Arabic Level I:
Wednesdays from 6:15-8:00 PM, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8
10 weeks
Tuition: $420
Textbook: Brustad, K. et al., Alif Baa, with Multimedia, Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Georgetown University Press (Paperback, 2009).
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 6:15-8:00 PM, beginning Thursday, Sept. 9
10 weeks
Tuition: $420
Textbook: Brustad, K. et al, Al-Kitaab with DVDS Part 1 Georgetown University Press (Second Edition)
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 I:
Wednesdays from 8:10-10:00 PM, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8
10 weeks
Tuition: $420
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.

Levantine Arabic II:
Thursdays from 8:10-10:00 PM, beginning Thursday, Sept. 9
10 weeks
Tuition: $420
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.

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

About the Coordinator
Iman Maiki, Alwan for the Arts Language Coordinator has taught in her native Palestine, England, and the US. In New York, Ms. Meiki has taught at Columbia University, New York University (NYU), New School University, Queens College and at Alwan for the Arts.

REGISTRATION:
To register for a class, please contact Calista DeJesus
Email: classes@alwanforthearts.org,
Or, telephone: 646 732 3261

Please mail a check payable to 'Alwan Foundation' for the full tuition to:

Alwan Foundation
16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor,
NYC, NY 10004
Or, please bring check to the first class meeting.

REFUNDS:
Please also note that if you drop the class after the first session, you will be reimbursed tuition charges, minus the pro-rated cost of the first class. 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.

Last updated: 2010-09-09 15:03:31

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