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Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

By: | posted on: Apr 28, 2020

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Date(s) - 04/28/2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The People’s Forum

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https://peoplesforum.org/event/arabic-culture-club-conversational-beginner/2020-04-28/
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347-695-1095
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Algarabía Language Co-op


ALGARABÍA LANGUAGE CO-OP ARABIC FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM

Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses at The People’s Forum to those who are interested in topics of social justice, cinema, media, and culture. Through weekly social justice themes, and using a communicative and popular education approach, participants will improve their Arabic skills, and critically engage with various Arabic cultural productions, including films, TV series, newsreels, and short stories. These courses are designed for folks at different levels of fluency in their productive (speaking, writing) and receptive (listening and reading) skills. Special focus will be given to learning vocabulary and community organizing terminology relevant to contemporary social movements in the U.S. and the Arab world.

Conversational Beginner – Arabic Culture Club

Instructor: Karim Elhaies

To register, APPLY HERE

Reviews topics covered in Arabic 1 & 2 courses. Covers grammar review and text editing; focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing and critically engaging with various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.

Tuesdays, February 18th – May 26th, 2020, 6-9 pm  (3hrs/week; 45 hrs.)

Class will also meet monthly – on the last Wednesday of every month: Feb. 26, Mar. 25, Apr. 29, May 27, 2020, 6-9 pm

▪ Each session can hold up to 15 participants.

▪ Course contribution is $250-400 (Sliding-scale option available). This includes all course materials.

▪ This program prioritizes working class, racialized folks of Arab, Indigenous and African descent, and Queer & Trans folx. As part of Algarabía’s mission to make our courses accessible to working class people of color, we have sliding-scale rate options and payment plans available. Once you complete the application and are selected, you will be given the opportunity to apply to these discounted rates individually.

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