Sunday, November 27, 2005

Study Arabic in Morocco!



The Arabic Language Institute in Fès (ALIF) offers three and six-week courses in all levels of Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Moroccan Arabic throughout the year.

ALIF also has an excellent reputation as the preeminent institution in the Maghreb for the teaching of Arabic as a foreign language. Housed in a large, shady villa, ALIF provides an ideal setting for studying in Morocco's "intellectual capital", and for exploring the historic medina of Fès, one of the world's few remaining medieval cities.

The Institute's teachers are highly qualified native speakers with years of experience instructing both independent students and study abroad groups from major universities. Former students include translators, Fulbright, FLAS, NSEP, and SSRC grantees, company representatives, and graduate students from major universities in the US and Europe.

ALIF resources include an extensive library collection focusing on Arabic linguistics, the Maghreb, Islamic Art and Architecture, and Islam. In addition to language courses, ALIF offers cultural tours, lectures, and classes on Maghrebi literature, media and Islam. Private courses in any number of subject areas can be arranged. The modest ALIF tuition, low cost of living in Morocco, and widely available discount air fares, also render ALIF a cost-effective alternative for the study of Arabic abroad or domestically.

If you would like to contact them for more information you will find them extremely helpful and (as I found out) very friendly! The View From Fès weblog highly recomends ALIF!

The Arabic Language Institute in Fez, B.P. 2136, Fez 30000, Morocco
Tel: (212/55) 62 48 50 Fax: (212/55) 93 16 08
email: alifez@menara.ma


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2 comments:

hujaina said...

salam
u shouldnt have used that foto sam.

u telling stranger poeple that young moroccan girls are still learning arabic!!!
sounds wrong
to illustrate with her picture especialy when she wears the veil!!!!
hope u'll get me right

Samir said...

Good point! Merci! It is changed.