Arabic For Travelers


Arabic Language Course & Immersion for Beginners:
Are you looking for a new way to immerse into local culture in Israel? Then take part in our intensive 5-day Arabic course for beginners! In this package, you will interactively learn the basics of spoken Arabic in a small group, while experiencing the local Arabic culture and life in the city of Nazareth, while staying in the authentic Fauzi Azar mansion in the center of Nazareth.

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The Fauzi Azar Inn is a 200-year-old Arab mansion turned guesthouse in the heart of Nazareth, offering both dormitory beds and private rooms in a unique old-world atmosphere. Chosen by Lonely Planet as #7 hostel in the world for 2014 and described by the Lonely Planet Travel Guide “one of the highlights of a stay in the Galilee” and “a great base for touring major sites of the Galilee.” The Fauzi Azar’s style is intimate and relaxed, with a warm atmosphere where guests and staff can meet, share travel stories and tips, and make new and lasting friendships

Highlights

  • Learn the basics of Arabic in a 5-day intensive course in Nazareth
  • Experience a comprehensive introduction to Arabic culture by a professional teacher
  • Apply your accumulated knowledge in diverse afternoon workshops & activities around town with locals
  • Enjoy a stay in Nazareth’s beautiful Old City at the peak of springtime

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Saturday
  • 10:30 Transfer from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv to Nazareth (optional)
  • Check-in at Fauzi Azar Inn between 14:00-22:00
  • Day 2 - Sunday
  • 09:00 - 14:00: Morning class
  • Day 3 - Monday
  • 09:00 - 12:30: Morning class
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Cooking workshop and lunch
  • Day 4 - Tuesday
  • 09:00 - 12:30: Morning class
  • 12:30 - 14:00: Market tour in the Old City
  • Day 5 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 - 14:00: Morning class
  • 19:00 - Arabic music night
  • Day 6 - Thursday
  • 09:00 - 11:30: Morning class
  • 12:00- Course summary
  • 14:00: Check-out
  • * The afternoon and evenings are free time to tour the city and around.
  • * Itinerary is subject to change.
  • Additional options
  • If you would like to attend further activities to explore Nazareth and the area, we can offer you a variety of guided tours to choose from, such as:
  • -Half-day trips to Haifa or Akko
  • -Petra tours
  • -Visit our Hostel in Jerusalem
  • -Visit our Hostel in Tel Aviv
  • -Exploring the Galilee and Golan Heights
  • -Kayaking in the Sea of Galilee
  • Please contact us for more information and booking at Arabic@abrahamhostels.com
  • *cancellation policy- Less than two weeks in advance 100% cancellation fee

Full Description

Immersing into the basics of Arabic language and culture in this course will allow you an authentic introduction to local life in Nazareth. Surrounded by Arabic day and night, this unforgettable experience will equip you with the basic language skills focusing on speaking and listening comprehension, understanding the foundations of Arabic Grammar, reading and writing. By completion of lessons and interactively putting these into practice, you will be able to introduce yourself, order food in a restaurant, communicate in the market, and much more.

Arrive on Saturday at the Fauzi Azar Inn, a centrally located 200 years old Arab mansion, and settle in with your fellow course participants. For the next five days, each morning starts with a complimentary Arabic breakfast, before you head to the classroom to learn all the basics of spoken Arabic. The day will then include another activity to apply your knowledge, such as a cooking workshop and dinner, a tour of the market, and a music evening – all in Arabic, of course. In your spare time, you are free to cook together in our well-equipped guest kitchen, head out to discover Nazareth’s diverse restaurants, or choose to explore more of the area by yourself or on our guided tours. Whatever you might need, our helpful staff will happily assist you!

By attending this language course, you will receive a comprehensive package where combining the Arabic language and culture of the country is sure to be a unique highlight of your travel experience in Israel.

For more information you can call us on +972 2 566 0045 between 9am and 9pm (Israel time), or write to us.
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1645 ILS
Per Person
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES:
1645 ILS = 385€ / 451$ / 344£

Exchange rate information is provided by a third party for indicative purposes only.

Next opening course: July 21st

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Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    5 Days
  • Essential Information:
    Starting Dates:
    - August 25th
    - October 6th
    - December 15th 
    - February 16th 
    
    The price of the course is 1645 ILS
    
    Things to bring
    - Water & snacks
    - Passport / ID
    
    Minimum Age
    Please note that this package requires a minimum age of 18 years.
    
    Additional Nights
    Additional nights can be booked before or after the packages begins/ends
  • Includes:
    - 5 nights accommodation in a mixed dorm incl. breakfast 
    (Female dorm and private room upgrade is optional)
    - Total of 22 hours Arabic lessons by a professional teacher
    - The studies will take place in a specially equipped classroom in an ancient and special building.
    - Productive learning environment in a small group of max. 15 students
    - Learning materials incl. sheets, songs, etc.
    - Arabic cooking workshop and Lunch 
    - Market tour in the Old City
    - Music night with traditional Arabic songs
    - Transfer to Nazareth from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
    - Free Wi-Fi access
  • Excludes:
    - Additional meals & drinks
    - Additional activities and tours
    - Optional room upgrade
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