Classes

Arabic Classes, Fall Session

Sep 15, 2009-Nov 12, 2009

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm,Thursdays, 5:00 pm,Thursdays, 7:00 pm

Teachers: Iman Meiki

Once again, Alwan will be offering Arabic classes at two levels plus a Levantine colloquial conversation class at our space on Beaver Street.

Registration for classes begins the week of September 14, 2009.  An assessment of student needs and levels will be done on Tuesday, September 15, and Thursday, September 17.

Registration is open until the first class meeting. Please email jamal@alwanforthearts.org 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
Registration: Tuesday, September 15


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.

Arabic Level I: Thursdays from 5:15-7:15 PM
Registration: Thursday, September 17

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 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 7:15-9:15 PM
Registration: Thursday, September 17


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 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.

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

 

REGISTRATION

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

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(between Broad St. and Broadway)
New York, NY 10004
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