Arabic School in Cairo
ESL Arabic language school Facilities
Both school buildings contain a reading area, a computer room with unlimited internet access as well as wireless internet access for people who bring their own notebook with them. There is also a nice garden near each school. All the facilities are up-to-date and provide an excellent learning environment for the students.
Teachers at ESL Arabic Language School
The students will have a test on the first day of their Arabic language course in Cairo, which usually is on Sunday. Classes have no more than 8 students each. This is one of the many assets with a study Arabic abroad program: teachers will help students personally. This is the best way to learn to speak Arabic.
Learn Arabic in the ESL Arabic language school located in El Sahafeyeen in the west of Cairo! The ESL language school is well situated and easily accessible through the city center. The school was established in 1975 and is an affiliate of the United Kingdom based International House, one of the oldest and largest groups of quality language schools in the world. The language school specializes in teaching Arabic language courses from the beginner level to the advance level. It also has programs for university students studying abroad; custom made courses for organizations, companies and diplomats; and travel and study courses for serious tourists.
The Arabic language school building has recently been renovated and been air conditioned. Aside from the language classrooms, you will find a computer education and training school, an international language bookstore, a restaurant, a student library and study room, a conference room, and a computer room with internet and wireless internet access for those who have brought their own portable computers.
The educational staff and teachers of the Arabic language school are properly trained to international standards and are also armed with the expertise as Arab language specialists. The educational management of the Arabic language school includes a Director of Studies and an Educational Specialist; both are also qualified teacher trainers.
The ESL Arabic language school has intensive Arabic courses for you to choose from such as Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. The combination of the contemporary methodological approach with classical language teaching used by the language school will allow you to learn about the origins of the language and to study the Arabic functional elements.
The Modern Standard Arabic language is the written language of Arabic and it is developed from the language of the Qur’an, Classical Arabic. It is the language of the media and newspapers, and it is used by intellectuals and educated people. The objective of the Modern Standard Arabic courses of the ESL language school is to enable you and its other students to read and write Arabic in an appropriate academic level. The Modern Standard Arabic courses also serve as your introduction to the vast wealth of classical Arabic literature.
The Egyptian Colloquial Arabic is the spoken language of Egypt and it is the most widely comprehensible type of Arabic dialect in the Middle East. The main focus of the ESL Arabic language school is to give you and its students a working knowledge of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic to enable you to accomplish everyday tasks, to converse in Egyptian Arabic and as you get better with your language skills, you will be able to hold real conversations and exchange opinions with native speakers.
Where will you live while learning Arabic in Cairo? The ESL Arabic language school does not offer the host family type of accommodation or home stay to its students but offers shared apartments. A single room includes a television, a telephone, a kitchen, access to laundry service, and a shared bathroom. A double room can be booked for one person or two and it includes the same amenities. Sharing apartments with other students will enable you to speak Arabic with other people living in the apartment and also to practice your Arabic language skills while you learn to live independently in this amazing city. If you would rather stay in one of Cairo’s reputable hotels, the language school will assist you in booking for your stay.
The ESL Arabic language school also organizes a variety of social activities where you can expand your cultural knowledge while you learn Arabic language by participating in conferences, go on guided tours or enjoy the Cairo nightlife while you have a taste of Egyptian culinary delights! The school also organizes excursions with professional guides to Cairo’s historical sites and the staff can also help you arrange your own trips.