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Teacher: Markos Awdalla (Montreal)

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Hourly rates:
1 student: CAD $20.00
2 students: CAD $20.00
3+ students: CAD $20.00
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Learn Arab

Let's talk and read Arabic

11 people in Montreal have registered for classes with this teacher.

Course description:

Through this course, the student will begin from the elementary level, which is learning the Arabic letters, and then he will start building words, vocabulary and start having conversation. As for the advanced level, students will be ready to read, write and have conversations.

Teaching approach:

Using the computer aid programs and regular paper materials, and then by two classes per week, with home work, students will be able to improve there skills in Arabic.

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Hourly rates:

1 student:CAD $20.00*
2 students:CAD $20.00 per student*
3+ students:CAD $20.00 per student*
 Trial class: minus 25% promotional discount*

* Plus CAD $5.00 administration fee per class (per student)
* Single-class purchase fee: CAD $5.00 (per student)

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In person: 60, 90, 120, 180 minutes

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Markos Awdalla

City / Country of origin: Egypt

Mother language: Arab

Spoken languages: English, French

"I enjoyed the format, as well as the teacher's methods. Listening to video reports was a great way of learning, though it probably would have been facilitated by bringing headphones."

"Great teacher, on time, came prepared."


My name is Markos Awdalla, Arabic is my first language; I worked as an Education technologist from 2002 to 2008 in Egypt, my responsibility was helping teachers to use computer aid inside class rooms. In addition to my training, I was producing educational media in Arabic for Math, Science and Arabic teachers, which will help teachers to do there jobs.


Bachelor of Arts: Educational Technology Computer Instructor
(Quebec equivalence obtained)
Faculty of Specific Education, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt


2002-2008 Egyptian Government Primary School, Shibin El-kom, Egypt
 Produced educational PowerPoint presentations for classroom purposes
 Trained teachers in information and communication technology (ICT) for classroom applications
 Recorded video tapes from live educational satellite broadcasts produced by the Egyptian Ministry of Education

June 9- 11, 2010 Presentation How to Make Learning more Interesting (case study teaching Arabic for Canadian children 8-12 years old)
International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW 2010, Kaleidoscope Learning) at Colombia University, NY, U.S.A.

June 10 – 12, 2009 Presentation of a Case Study on the Usage of ICT (Intel Learn Program)
International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW 2009, Kaleidoscope Learning) at Colombia University, NY, U.S.A.

Courses by this teacher:

Learn Arab: Let's talk and read Arabic

Proficiency level

Your Arab proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:

A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar Arab expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in Arab if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where Arab is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex Arab text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native Arab speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer Arab texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use Arab flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in Arab.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

Interested in this course?

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