NEW! Spoken Levantine Cultural Round Table

Posted on December 24, 2021 by Alta Schwartz

Build your Arabic language and cultural skills!

Saturdays, February – May 2022
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

1 – 2 classes: $25 each
3 – 7 classes: $20 each
Instructor: Sahar Hashem

To register, please read through the course descriptions and click on one of the options at the bottom of the page.

This semester, enrich your language learning and cultural knowledge with a deep dive into Arabic cultures!

  • Seven sessions between February 12 and May 14. Pick as many sessions as you like!
  • Each session of our new Cultural Round Table classes will cover a different aspect of Arabic cultures.
  • Students will receive a set of vocabulary/ sentences prior to each session so they can familiarize themselves with the material and practice during the class.
  • Occasional guest speakers will add to the fun!
  • No pre-requisites.
  • Cancellation policy: Minimum 24 hours notice required prior to start of class to receive full credit toward another class or program.

Week one – February 12th
Misconceptions about the Arab world. 

Week two – February 26th
The cultural importance of food, coffee, and shopping/bargaining.

Week three – March 12th
Arab traditional homes and the social fabric of the society.

Week four – April 2nd
Traditional games and their role in bringing the family together.

Week five – April 16th
Social media and its effects on the Arab world.

Week six – April 30th
A brief history of the Arab world.

Week seven – May 14th
Dating versus engagement and marriage.

Please select one of the options below to register:

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