4 Places In Dubai That Will Help You Learn Arabic Like A Pro
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Some might say it's not that easy to pick up a new language but we disagree. With a little help - let's just say someone to point you in the right direction - anything is possible. That's where we come in. Our round-up of the best Arabic classes in town will help you master the language in no time.
1. Iqra'a Arabic Language Center, Sunset Mall (04 388 1155)
There are plenty Arabic courses on offer here. You can learn how to speak modern Arabic, Emirati Arabic or even Arabic that's relevant to the business world. And for those who want to ace it in a short period of time, they have summer classes available too. Courses start from AED 1,200. You can view the schedule here.
2. The Arabic Language Centre, Trade Centre Tower (04 331 5600)
One of the oldest institutes around, The Arabic Language Centre prides itself on its unique method of instruction which brings out the symmetry and logic of the language (the three letter base on which Arabic is structured). They offer public, semi-private and private classes with fees starting from AED 1,950. You can view the schedule here.
3. Eton Institute, Dubai Knowledge Park (04 438 6800)
They offer over 100 internationally accredited language courses including Arabic. You can opt for private, semi-private or group courses with prices starting from AED 1,550. They also have a cultural programme where they combine language lessons along with special activities to build fluency over a few weeks. The programme also offers a free monthly 'Speak Dating' event aimed at improving your language skills in a social setting. Find a class that suits you here.
4. Berlitz, Jumeirah Beach Road and JLT (800 2375489)
The language centre offers private, semi-private and group classes using a range of their patent techniques and materials, including only speaking the target language in class and role play. A proficiency test is conducted before assigning students to the recommended level of learning (there are eight in total). Prices start from AED 4,246. To find out more, click here.