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My courses at Algonquin were cancelled

All colleges and universities teach modern Arabic, which is not spoken Arabic. Don't be deceived. I teach eight levels of spoken Lebanese on Skype. Each level consists of 10 lessons. We don’t use cams. I share my screen which serves as a whiteboard. Skype is very convenient - you can pick the time that works with your schedule.

THE FIRST LESSON IS 100% FREE

If you like lesson 1, then you can sign up. The fee for each level is 290$ - book included. All you need to do is download Skype. Add me to your Skype contacts: bob.ayoub100 And, send me a message that you would like to try out lesson 1.

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In this book, you will be learning the basic language elements like greetings, introducing yourself, asking questions, expressing likes and dislikes, ordering food, and a lot more.
You will also learn the basic structure of the Lebanese sentences: how to construct simple Lebanese sentences. You will learn the basic grammar that governs the Lebanese dialect like pronouns, nouns, verbs, adjectives, interrogatives, and adverbs.
You will be introduced to ten basic Lebanese dialogues to imitate and practise.
In the cultural awareness section, you will be introduced to the customs and traditions of Arabs in general.
At the end of each lesson, you will be briefly introduced to two Arabic letters.

Everything in this level is more advanced than level 1: the Lebanese dialogues, and the grammar. The method remains simple, and stress free.
In level 2 we focus more on the structure of sentences, how to conjugate verbs, the singular , dual, and plural forms of nouns.
Adjectives are also conjugated. They depend on the number and gender of the noun they describe. We will go over them in detail.
The dialogues are bigger and cover more daily routines.
We will continue to shed a light on the cultural awareness.
At the end of each lesson, we will actually start to read Arabic words.

This level combines all the skills you acquired in Level 1 and Level 2 and puts them to use. We will take everything you learned and put you in various situations to deal with it. The idea is to pressure you to start thinking in Lebanese.
Each lesson starts with a sample of grammar that we previously took. We will continue conjugating verbs of all tenses.
We will continue taking common Lebanese dialogues to learn, imitate and practice.
The highlight of each lesson will be the new situation that the student has to deal with. The mind will be pressured into thinking in Lebanese.
We will continue to exchange cultural awareness.
And, we will also start reading Lebanese texts in Arabic.

In this level we will focus on expanding your vocabulary. We will start each lesson by introducing 20 new words. Then we will translate 12 sentences containing these words.
We will analyze a Lebanese text. The text will be written in slang Lebanese. We will try to figure out what the text is talking about. This is where you can practice asking, discussing, and talking about the situation.
We will take a Lebanese dialogue written in slang Lebanese. You will use your knowledge to translate it to English. Then you will practice it using the English Handout.
We will continue to exchange cultural awareness.
For the reading section, we will read actual headlines from Lebanese and Arabic newspapers with the symbols.

In this level, you will expand your vocabulary even further. In each lesson you will learn 24 new words, and practice using them.
You will conjugate a new verb in the past and present tense.
You will read and translate 3 actual Lebanese texts.
You will be put in a situation where you have to improvise and speak Lebanese.
You will translate and practice a Lebanese dialogue.
And, for the reading section, we will continue to read actual headlines from Lebanese and Arabic newspapers with the symbols.

In this level we will be focussing a lot on practicing our Lebanese. Each lesson will begin by introducing 24 nouns with examples. In total, we will be introduced to 240 words.
The following section involves translating 20 sentences using verbs we are familiar with.
The third section involves translating a Lebanese dialogue into English. We will see lots of repeated text and learn from repetition.
The fourth section is about cultural awareness. We will exchange ideas about the Arabic culture.
The fifth section involves a dialogue in English. We will translate this dialogue and practice it.
The last section involves reading actual headlines from Lebanese and Arabic newspapers. The headlines are translated, so all you need to focus on is the reading.

In this level, we will be venturing further into more advanced spoken Lebanese. Each lesson will begin by revising some of the vocabulary that we took in previous levels.
In the next section, we will translate 20 common expressions.
In the third section, we will translate a very advanced Lebanese dialogue.
In the fourth section, we will practice our Lebanese with a moderate Lebanese dialogue.
In the fifth section, we will continue to learn how to read Arabic.

Level 8 is fairly similar to Level 7. The dialogues will be bigger and more advanced.
Each lesson will begin by introducing 20 new words to practice with. We will translate sentences related to these words.
We will also go over 20 common expressions we previously took.
We will take an advanced Lebanese dialogue to translate and discuss.
We will take a smaller Lebanese dialogue to translate and practice.
We will finish the lesson by reading Arabic headlines from common Arabic newspapers.

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My courses at Algonquin were cancelled

All colleges and universities teach modern Arabic, which is not spoken Arabic. Don't be deceived. I teach eight levels of spoken Lebanese on Skype. Each level consists of 10 lessons. We don’t use cams. I share my screen which serves as a whiteboard. Skype is very convenient - you can pick the time that works with your schedule.

THE FIRST LESSON IS 100% FREE

If you like lesson 1, then you can sign up. The fee for each level is 290$ - book included. All you need to do is download Skype. Add me to your Skype contacts: bob.ayoub100 And, send me a message that you would like to try out lesson 1.