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Alef,b… Arabic classes in South San Francisco, CA


School address:
305 Linden Avenue,
South San Francisco, CA 94080


Contact:
Michelle Tager: 301 919 4481,  michelletager@alefb.org

If you are a registered student for the current year please click here.

We are pleased to let you know that our Alefb weekly classes resume the first weekend in October.


Schedule

Monday classes in South San Francsico:
Start date: October 9, 2017 until June 18, 2018. 
Saturday classes Castro Valley area:
Start date:October 7, 2017 until June 15, 2017
Days off : planned according to  Public Schools calendar.

Our classes run throughout the school year, as afterschool activities, from October to June, once a week for 1.5 hours on weekdays and 2hours on week ends, during 30 weeks.

Our students are grouped by age and level from 3 years old. We will secure as many classes as needed, provided we have the minimum number of students required.

Please choose from the schedule below and fill out the registration form below to reserve a space. We accept a maximum of 10 students in each class.

Mondays in South SF
4:30pm to 6:00pm
OPEN
             Saturdays in Castro Valley TBD
10:30am to 12:30pm
 OPEN

Levels

We currently provide three levels of learning to children aged 3 to 12 years old. However we do have programs for toddlers and parents as well as for teenagers. If you are interested in those, please send us an email or call us for more information.

We place our students according to their age and level of proficiency in Arabic, in our different levels program. We believe that children of same age have same abilities in terms of maturity and speed of learning. Of course, we acknowledge some exceptions related to the background of each child and the follow-up in the families.

Each level is normally completed over a period of 2 school years The learning is based on our “playful way to learn the Arabic language and culture”.

Level 1: This is our Beginners level. Children will be immersed in the Arabic language. After completing this level, students will be familiar with the Arabic language and culture, be able to communicate in terms of basic greetings and daily tasks. They will be exposed to the letters of the Arabic Alphabet and will be able to recognize them and trace them.

Level 2: This is our Intermediate level. Children will be engaged through games and skits aimed at teaching them more communication skills around themed lessons. They will follow Rouba and Rami in their adventures narrated in an Alefb proprietary storybook. Emphasis will be on precision of form, i.e using the feminine masculine, correct tenses etc… Students will learn how to form words and simple sentences towards performing communication tasks.

Level 3: This is our Advanced level. Children will be improving their Arabic language skills and knowledge while using it in actual communication situations whether orally or in writing. Emphasis will be on helping students produce with the language, and increase their vocabulary.

 

Cost

Cost is $170 per 10 week session (1.5 hours weekly). Commitment is required for all 3 sessions during the school year.

Registration on going.

Please feel free to contact me for any question you may have: michelletager@alefb.org

As always, we rely on you to spread out the word about Alefb's Arabic workshops.

 

Register for our South San Francisco, CA or Castro Valley, CA location

Please submit your online registration form by clicking here.

 

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