All of our Arabic teachers are native speakers and appropriately qualified to teach the language at almost any level, keeping in mind your own learning needs and current level. Classes can be held in your Luton home or workplace, and can easily be arranged to fit your schedule. We'll provide your initial text books, all you need to do is decide which of the following available course packages best suits your needs:
Our general Arabic language courses are suitable for learners of any level. They aim to enable communication in everyday situations and are an ideal way to improve your knowledge of Arabic, whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned speaker. A general course focuses predominantly on grammar and vocabulary, supported by development of speaking, reading, and listening skills. General courses are ideal if you want to attain or improve on an all-round level of Arabic, or build a strong foundation before moving on to business Arabic training.
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.
Group business Arabic courses are intended for small groups (of 2 to 12 students) who already have a working knowledge of Arabic, and want to extend their skills in the arena of business language. Your group should have approximately the same level of Arabic, whether that be intermediate, upper intermediate, or advanced. You should all be available at the same time every week, and have complementary learning aims. Your trainer will develop your course around your group's language goals and particular field of business, and can incorporate any specific areas of focus, such as improving negotiation or presentation skills. Group business language courses are suitable for a wide range of organisations, including multinational companies, and those whose employees require a higher level of Arabic to develop international business relationships.
Specific purpose courses in Arabic are aimed at those who already have semi-proficient skills in Arabic but wish to improve in particular areas of expertise. Your teacher can guide you through many features of Arabic to help you gain fluency, linguistic or not. These may include:
• 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
If your group of 2-12 Arabic learners require the same set of particular skills as well as a standard language course, our specific purpose group Arabic courses can really help make a difference. So long as the whole group is at about the same stage of learning Arabic, we can help improve their overall understanding by arranging classes focusing on improving the following:
• Elocution and softening of native accent
• Improving specific skills (writing, comprehension, listening, etc.)
• Language for international travel
• Business communication skills (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Vocabulary for relevant industry (e.g. medical, legal, HR, engineering, accounting)
• Cultural and historical sensitivity
"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!'"
Luton factsA large town situated in the south of England, Luton has a population of around 185,000. The town is historically famous for hat making, though by the 20th century modern industries replaced this, including Vauxhall Motors opening the largest car plant in the UK in Luton in 1905 (used for the construction of tanks during the Second World War), which only recently closed in 2002. The culture of the city is diverse and rich due to the many and varied backgrounds of the people who live there. This is reflected in many of the festivals, parks and the nightlife of the town.