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Brisbane is a vibrant city with a plural diverse population: more than 50% of its residents were born overseas, as reported by the 2016 census. Arabs form a large part of this immigrant demographic, notably those from Lebanon and Iraq, and have been settling in Queensland (and in Brisbane, in particular) for decades. According to the same census, the Arab Muslim community in and around Brisbane comprises more than 2,000 people, many of whom have their own business, including restaurants, shops and commercial firms. Learn Arabic in Brisbane and you will not only gain insight into the fascinating Arab cultures that have left their mark on this cosmopolitan city, but you will also improve your job prospects and can take advantage of more opportunities to socialise. Contact us at Language Trainers and we will start designing a course that suits your needs and abilities. We come directly to you; so, you can study, no matter where you are in Brisbane or its surrounding areas!

Why Study Arabic in Brisbane

For Work: Learning Arabic will definitely help you access new professional opportunities. If you are looking to connect with business people from the Middle East to partner with them, for example, you can contact the Australian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce (Brisbane Chapter). Established in 1986, this institution aims to strengthen trade relations between Australia, Lebanon and the Middle East by helping local businesses to expand their operations nationally and internationally. Attend their networking events to get to know entrepreneurs from Lebanon and the Arab Peninsula and create long-lasting partnerships using the Arabic skills you learn with us at Language Trainers!

For Culture: Learning a language is as much about personal growth as it is professional growth, so indulge in some of the many cultural marvels around the city. Join the annual Brisbane Arab Writers’ Festival, an event that features writers from the Middle East who come all the way to Australia to talk about their experiences and work. In 2019, for example, the event welcomed Randa Abdel Fattah, a prominent academic researcher, and Sara Saleh, an award-winning poet. Most of the guest writers are Arabic native speakers, so why not approach them after the event and talk to them using your new language skills? And if you love cinema, you should not miss the Palestinian Film Festival, Australia, which has been organised every year since 2005. This is a social impact initiative that is dedicated to promoting Palestinian arts and culture in a multicultural Australian context. All of the films are screened in their original language with English subtitles, so you will be able to understand them after taking your Arabic course with us! 

For Social & Tourism: Sign up for an Arabic course and integrate yourself into the local Arabic-speaking community by joining meet-ups and groups that attract Arabic learners and native speakers. One of them is the Arab Socials in Brisbane Meetup, a group for any person living in Brisbane interested in knowing more about the Arab culture and language. Join their weekly gatherings at cafes and have great conversations with like-minded people while practising your Arabic skills! Furthermore, the Australian Arab Association also organises monthly gatherings (such as Saturday dinners where they serve traditional Arab food) for their members to socialise.

In case you are interested in travelling to Arabic-speaking countries to get to know their amazing culture and make new friends, you’ll be delighted to know there are available flights by airlines like Emirates. Just make sure you polish up your Arabic level to enjoy your trip to the fullest!


Where to Learn Arabic in and Around Brisbane

Are you ready to start learning Arabic? At Language Trainers, we tailor each class to our students’ needs, so can achieve fluency in a short time. Our instructors are native speakers with experience teaching the language to all ages and levels, and they can deliver lessons at your home, office, or even in a public space of your choosing. Some options where you can study around Brisbane are the Brisbane Square Library on George Street, Marchetti Cafe on Edward Street or Coffee Anthology on Margaret Street.

Even if you are not currently living in downtown Brisbane, you can still take a course with us at Language Trainers. Our professional teachers can teach you Arabic all throughout the country, including in Chermside, Aspley, Wynnum, Carindale and Capalaba.

Are you ready to begin your Arabic journey in Brisbane? Let’s go, لنذهب linadhhab! Please, if you already know some Arabic, take a few minutes to complete our free online Arabic level test. This way, we can gauge your ability and then tailor our courses to your specific needs and skills. 

Sign up for our Arabic lessons in Brisbane today! Schedule your lessons whenever you want them, so you can always find time to study, regardless of your timetable or location. You don’t even have to leave home to meet your teacher!

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1-on-1 General Arabic Course in Brisbane

Our general one-on-one courses in Brisbane will help students improve their Arabic level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Arabic classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Arabic Course in Brisbane

Our Arabic courses in Brisbane are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Arabic and email skills, as well as a level of survival Arabic, granting them the ability to work in a country where Arabic is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Arabic Courses in Brisbane (closed group)

Our Arabic courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Arabic Course or In-Company Small Group Arabic Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Arabic Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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