NaTakallam is thrilled to be launching “Arabic for Professionals,” a series of four courses designed for upper-intermediate to advanced Arabic students in the fields of Business, Journalism, Humanitarian Work or Healthcare.

What is “Arabic for Professionals” ?

A unique series of structured, bite-size courses crafted by our most experienced instructors in response to our upper-level students’ needs.

The courses are perfect for journalists, humanitarians, healthcare workers and business professionals who have an upper-intermediate or advanced level of Arabic and are looking for short, structured courses to help them bridge the gap to proficiency.

10 one-on-one sessions

Each 1-hour private session with an experienced native-speaking Arabic tutor follows the structured material included in your course purchase. No textbook is required.

Expected time commitment

10 hours of instruction + 10 hours of self-guided study

Language of instruction

Modern Standard Arabic with references to the Levantine dialect

Language requirement

The course is appropriate for upper-intermediate to advanced students of Arabic

Blended learning

To maximize teaching time, this course combines synchronous instruction and asynchronous self-study on our new learning platform.

The course uses a custom-made learning dashboard that combines synchronous and asynchronous learning (no textbook needed). 
The course includes a variety of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and homework, to ensure that learners reach session objectives.
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Discover the Four Tracks

For a limited time:

$350 $550

Arabic for Business

Arabic for Healthcare

Arabic for Humanitarian Work

Arabic for Journalism

Sign up, today!

On the fence?
Book a one-hour session on us by choosing the FREE TRIAL package below. 
Our instructor will guide you through the course contents and objectives and asses your language level for suitability.

**The course is refundable until the second session (with a $50 admin cancellation fee).

Personalized with
native-speaking instructors

Fast-track your learning with one-on-one sessions tailored to your goals and schedule.

A blended-learning

Reach your goals faster with our new, interactive platform that comes with lifetime access.

Powered by refugee

The courses are designed and developed in-house by our refugee tutors.

What our learners say

The Creators of the Course

Created by our very own refugee tutors and proofed by certified Arabic-language academics from the US-college system. Meet some of them below!


Project Coordinator, Content Creator & Course Trainer
Syrian, based in Lebanon. With NaTakallam since 2019.


Content Creator & Course Trainer
Syrian, based in Lebanon. With NaTakallam since 2019.


Content Creator
Syrian, based in Brazil. With NaTakallam since 2020.


Content Creator
Syrian, based in Ireland. With NaTakallam since 2020.


Content Creator
Syrian, based in France. With NaTakallam since 2016.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. NaTakallam’s Arabic for Professionals courses are designed for upper-intermediate and advanced learners. If this doesn’t yet describe you, we recommend you start with our Integrated Arabic Curriculum or general Arabic language sessions.

You can sign up for a FREE trial session before purchasing the 10-hour bundle. During the trial session, the language tutor assigned to you will assess your language level and suggest the NaTakallam offering or course that is most suited to your needs.
You can choose the “free trial” option from the booking section.
Once you complete your purchase of Arabic for Professionals, you can access the course contents from your NaTakallam Student Dashboard. Look for the heading “Courses Dashboard.”
There is no expiration date! Your Arabic for Professionals course contents will always be available on your NaTakallam Student Dashboard, allowing you to review the contents whenever you like.
Absolutely. At the end of the course, you can download a certificate of completion directly from your NaTakallam Student Dashboard, under the Courses Dashboard.

You are free to determine your own pace, but we strongly recommend that you complete the course within three months by scheduling regular weekly sessions with your assigned language tutor.
If you complete all three sections of the course, we hope that you will have progressed from upper intermediate to advanced or, if you are already advanced, will have cemented your knowledge of Arabic in your specific field. However, as with any language or educational offering, what you get out of the course will depend on what you put in!
Not to worry! Drop us a line at [email protected] and we will have a team member reach out.
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Yara is originally from Damascus, Syria. With a degree in English literature, she worked there as a teacher and translator until she had to leave due to the civil conflict in 2017. In an effort to adapt and sustain herself, she has held many jobs and ultimately joined NaTakallam in 2019. Her online language sessions alternate between traditional, interactive and student-tailored content !
Originally from Syria, Haidara studied Biology and worked as a tutor and freelance translator until he had to leave his home country for Lebanon due to conflict. Haidara enjoys introducing his students to cultural elements and coming up with memorable ways to teach pronunciation and spelling. In his free time, Haidara plays basketball, reads books, watches movies and plays video games !
Originally from Syria, Tulin fled her home country due to conflict. Her journey to safety took her across Lebanon, Malaysia, Turkey and currently Brazil. Before joining NaTakallam in 2020, she studied Astronomy and taught English in Rio de Janeiro. During her language sessions, Tulin likes to talk about her culture. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, listening to music, as well as traveling!
Originally from Damascus, Syria, Bahel has a degree in Arabic Language and Literature and experiences working in journalism and education. Due to conflict, he had to relocate to Dublin, Ireland, where he works for a Social and Cultural Research Center. He completed a Master’s in Education Administration and Supervision and he has been with NaTakallam since 2018. In his free time, Bahel participates in voluntary activities promoting Middle Eastern cultures!

Originally from Damascus, Syria, Tarek studied English Literature before having to leave his home country due to the civil war. Having relocated to Lebanon in 2016, he studied Graphic Design and started working with NaTakallam there, inspired by his extensive experience teaching Arabic and English. In Istanbul Turkey, he studied UX/UI design and worked with Natakallam as a freelance graphic designer. Currently, Tarek is living in Lyon, France where he works as a full time graphic designer!

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