Beginning Conversational Arabic: Levantine Dialect (Online)

This class is designed to demystify Arabic and to get you started speaking. It’s intended for those who want to travel or do business in Israel/Palestine, Lebanon, or Jordan or are interested in Arabic cultures. You’ll learn the basics of communication in the Levantine Arabic dialect without needing to learn the alphabet. Find out how to introduce yourself, tell time, speak about your family and academic and professional background, get directions, as well as how to order authentic Arab dishes and haggle for gifts in the Arab souq (market). In each class you will learn basic skills and then have a chance to practice using role-play conversation scenarios and drill common dialogues in groups. Neal Feldman is a proficient Arabic speaker and translator who has lived and studied in the Middle Eastern region. He has a BA in international studies and an MA in Middle Eastern studies. Ahla wa sahla! Ahla wa sahla! NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line. A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.

Dates:June 2 - July 7, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:Six Wed. & Four Mon., 6-7:15PM Begins 06/02; Skips 7/5 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class. It is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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