With fully qualified native speaker Arabic teachers all around Birmingham, we will have little problem arranging a language course to cater for your requirements and present Arabic proficiency. Teachers can visit you at your own home or workplace, and classes are arranged to suit your schedule. Your first text book is complimentary - just make sure you pick the most appropriate option from the course packages below:
Our general courses are a good place to start your Arabic studies, or to improve upon your current skills. They give focused attention to expanding your day-to-day grammar and vocabulary, enabling you to improve your spoken and written Arabic with relative speed and ease. General courses best suit those wishing to improve their Arabic to conversational level, as well as students who hope to continue their Arabic studies to a more advanced level.
Listen & Learn's general Arabic courses for groups are a great option for groups of 2-12 colleagues or friends who are at the same level in studying Arabic. Your group should have similar learning goals and be available to study at the same time and location every week. The courses are tailored to suit the group's level, no matter how elementary or advanced. General courses aim to give students knowledge of common Arabic that would be used in real scenarios. Your teacher will cover a lot of grammar and vocabulary, as well as give you ample opportunities to practise your reading, listening, and speaking skills. General group Arabic courses are great for groups who would like to begin learning Arabic, or improve on existing skills and knowledge. These courses are also highly recommended as a first step for companies who would like their employees to move on to a business language course once they have a working knowledge of Arabic.
Our one-to-one business Arabic courses are intended for those learners who already have a basic grounding in Arabic, but need to develop specific language skills to aid effective business communication. These courses can be tailored to address the requirements of your particular field, and can include development of any necessary skills, such as public speaking or professional correspondence. Business Arabic courses are a perfect option for people working in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, and multinational companies where some knowledge of Arabic is required. They are also ideal for jobseekers, people transferring to a foreign country, and those working with international colleagues, academia and government.
Listen & Learn's group business courses in Arabic are specifically designed to suit small groups (of 2-12 students) who already have a working knowledge of Arabic, but want to focus on language for the business community. Your group should all be at approximately the same language level, have similar learning goals, and be available to study at the same time and location every week. Your teacher will tailormake your course based on the group aims and any specific business communication skills that the group wants to improve, such as negotiation or formal correspondence. Group business Arabic courses are suitable for groups from any private or corporate organisations, for example those who need a higher or more specialised level of Arabic for communication with international colleagues and clients, or those who need to develop particular skills or specialised industry terminology.
Specific purposes Arabic courses are a great boon to people who have already studied Arabic and wish to develop certain facets of their Arabic skills. This can include an array of helpful guidance, including the following:
• Vocabulary related to the industry (legal, HR, engineering, accounting, medical etc.)
• Accent softening and elocution
• Expanding upon existing aspects (writing, speaking, listening, reading etc.)
• Language for travelling
• Communication skills in business (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Writing skills in business (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Historical and cultural sensitivity
While your group may be improving their Arabic skills with each lesson, there are many elements of Arabic that go beyond simply knowing the right word, or the right way to phrase something. Our specific purposes Arabic group courses can help you gain skills that increase other facets of your group’s Arabic abilities, including:
• Accent softening / pronunciation
Developing existing aptitude for writing, reading, listening, speaking, etc.
• Language for international travel
• Business communication skills (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. proposals, reports, formal correspondence)
• Vocabulary for particular industry (e.g. medical, legal, HR, engineering, accounting)
• Understanding historical and cultural context
"I am extremely happy with the teacher. I learned a lot and the pace is very good. We always start on time and if I have any questions, Sabah is able to answer them. I also like the personal service that you provide as well as the customer support. I was a little skeptical at the beginning because, with online commerce, you hope to get what you pay for…but this is not true in most of the cases. People will receive real value for their money with Listen & Learn. I was talking to a friend of mine and she told me ‘this online language course idea is fantastic. You are from Alaska, learning Arabic from an Arab teacher who is in Ireland; there are no frontiers!'"
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