Arabic is spoken in so many countries and so many ways! At Taalhuis Amsterdam you can choose between Modern Standard Arabic (فصحى / FusHa) and courses in the Egyptian (مصري /MaSry) and Levantine (شامي / Shaamy) dialect. In the summer we also offer Moroccan!
The Modern Standard Arabic courses focus on reading and writing and once you’ve mastered the alphabet you’ll continue with vocabulary and grammar.
The Arabic dialect courses focus on conversational skills in Egyptian, Levantine or Moroccan Arabic, the spoken varieties of Arabic that are commonly understood all over the Arab World. You’ll learn practical phrases for all kinds of situations and you’ll practice these with interactive exercises. The course material is composed of the textbook, songs, audio samples and video clips. You’ll be surprised by how much you’ll be able to say and understand in Arabic after the course!
Because of the current Corona crisis, our classes will be taught online as long as necessary and offline as soon as sensible
As a modest gesture, anyone who needs it can make use of our 10% discount (just check the box on the registration form) and/ or you can pay in instalments. (In this case, you have to choose payment with an invoice). You can also join and pay for as long as we teach online. If we can go back to our classrooms we will refund the remaining lessons or discuss the options to finish your course online. Send us an email to discuss the possibilities.
This way we hope to keep your language skills and our school up and running!