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  • Standard Arabic for Foreigners

Standard Arabic

Etcetera’s Standard Arabic course is your express lane into the Arab word. Designed to make the complexity of the Arabic language easy to grasp for foreigners, this course equips learners with the fundamental literacy skills that will help you navigate the various Arab nations, engage in business transactions, negotiate governmental and NGO policies, or simply enjoy the tourism. Taking this course will enable you to:

  • read and write using the Arabic alphabet
  • apply grammatical rules to reading, writing and speaking with fluency and accuracy
  • employ vocabulary related to an array of everyday life themes
  • speak confidently in a variety of settings
  • listen and comprehend procedures, engage in one-to-one conversations, and follow up with the Arab media

Colloquial Arabic

Etcetera’s Colloquial Arabic program is designed to facilitate the professional and personal interactions of expats residing in Lebanon. The course is taught in a fun and specialized way that enables learners to master the Lebanese dialect and gain a fluent command of the language in socio-cultural settings. This uniquely devised course will teach you:

  • speaking skills that ease your way into greetings, engaging in simple discussions, and getting your needs met
  • grammatical rules that emphasize verb conjugation, pronouns, and possessive forms
  • vocabulary related to an array of everyday-life themes
  • listening skills that enable you to follow procedures, engage in one-to-one conversations, and follow up with the Lebanese media