Arabic Classes for Adults

Fall 2019 Semester

Semester Dates & Times

Tuesday Classes – Spoken Beginner 1 or Written + Spoken
August 27 – December 10 (15 weeks/ 30 hours) 
Tuesdays, 7 pm –9 pm
(No Classes on November 26th, 2019)

Thursday Classes – Spoken Beginner 2
August 29 – December 12 (15 weeks/ 30 hours) 
Thursdays, 7 pm – 9 pm
(No Classes on November 28, 2019)

Saturday Classes – Written + Spoken
August 24 – December 14 (15 weeks/ 30 hours) 
Saturdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(No Classes on September 14th & November 30th, 2019)

Private Tutoring

Private lessons are available on site, and outside of Alif Institute, or via Skype. You can choose to study with your tutor individually or as a group with other students. For more information, please email

Fall 2019 Early Registration 
Now until August 17th, 2019 |  $25 off Tuition 

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Tuition and Fees
Class Description
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$385 / class
$25 off if purchased by August 17th

Many options for adults 18+
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Students will have to purchase textbooks and educational materials for some courses.

Levantine Introductory Arabic (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan)

Alif Institute’s new course aims to teach one of the most popular dialects in the Arab world: Levantine Arabic, the spoken language of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine.

Levantine Beginning Arabic - Level 1 (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan)

Due to popular demand, Alif Institute is happy to present the next level of Levantine Arabic. This course picks up in Chapter Three of Syrian Colloquial Arabic.

Levantine Beginning Arabic - Level 2 (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan)

Offered to students who complete Levantine Beginning Arabic –Level 1 or its equivalent. This course picks up in Chapter Five of Syrian Colloquial Arabic a functional course.

Arabic 300 - Introductory Arabic

This class is offered to students with no prior exposure to Arabic. It is a pre-requisite for all other classes. The course covers lessons 1 – 7 in “Alif Baa”.

Arabic 301 - Beginners - Level 1

Offered to students who complete Arabic 300 or its equivalent. The course covers lessons 8 – 10 in “Alif Baa”, and units 1 & 2 in “Al-Kitaab fii Tacallum al-cArabiyya, Part I.”

Arabic 302 – Beginners - Level 2

Offered to students who complete Arabic 301 or its equivalent. Course reviews the first two units and introduces units 3-5 in “Al-Kitaab fii Tacallum al-cArabiyya, Part I.” 

Arabic 303 – Intermediate

This class is offered to students who complete Arabic 302 or its equivalent. The course covers Units 6-8 in “Al-Kitaab fii Tacallum al-cArabiyya , Part I.”

Summer Intensive - Introductory Arabic

It is best to view this as an Arabic “primer” with the aim of giving the students an advantage when continuing to study Arabic. Several months will be covered in just 2 weeks.

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Operating Hours
  • Tuesday* 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM*
  • Tuesday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    *When Arabic Classes are NOT in session we close at 5:30 PM.