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Arabesk Logo Now in Damascus (end June 2009, around 32 students): Matthew Ong – USA – LA (since Sept 08, 1 year, package 3m private courses + accommodation), Dominic Taylor – UK – London – mid Sept – 7 months, Zainab – UK – London (since January 2009 - 6 months), Marko Koplimaa – Estonia – Feb 09 – 6 months (full package in Damascus University + accommodation), Hugo Legge – UK - Leeds (since February, from scratch – 5,5 months), Robert Payne – USA – LA – Feb - 6 months (senior student 60 year old), Rumaldo – Usa – Houston - March – 1 year (), Bettina Tam – Canada / Hong Kong – Swarthmore Univ – end May 2 month (only family accommodation in Baramka), Marie Bush - USA / California – mid May - 2-3 months (), Cory Frey - USA / Delaware – June - 1 year (arabic program in Damascus University, Living and Practicing accommodation for 3-6 months + private teacher), Joel – Princeton (several times in Damascus: Oct 2006 for 6 months, January 08, August 08 + June 09) – 1 month (research with private teacher + accommodation), Ron Stein – USA / Appleton WI – June 3 weeks (package of private studies 3h/day + accommodation "Living with teacher"), Alexander Bevilacqua - Italy studying in Princeton Univ – mid June – 2 months (special package 4h a day intensive private lessons with 2 teachers), Jessica Heinzelman – USA – SF – mid June – 3 months (studies in Damascus University, family accommodation and private tuitions), Schuyler – USA – NC Durham – mid June – 1 year (arabic courses in Damascus University, Living and Practicing accommodation for 3 months + private teacher 3 days a week), Maryama – France – living and working in London – mid June – 2 months (University of Damascus), Alain Vignier (senior student 68 year old) – France – Rennes – end June -1 month (advanced level), 7 students from Spain – Madrid – end June for 1-2 months: Sandra Sesmero + Ana Municio + Maria Gil + Maria Laburu + Isabel Palomo (girls live in Syrian families) + Manuel Mane for 6 months + Cristian Far (19 year only), Barnaby – UK – working in Bruxelles – end June – 1 month, Matteo Colombo – Italy – studying in Oxford University, Siavash Samei – Usa – Georgia – end June – 2,5 months (advanced level), Mohana – USA living in Qatar – Doha – end June – 1 month, Jana – Czech Rep - Plzen - end June – 2 months (advanced level), Amina – Switzerland – Geneva – end June – 1 month (19 year), Kamila - Czech Rep – Hradec Kralove - end June – 1 month, Kandia – France – Paris – end June – 3 months, Maria Dolores – Spain – Granada – end June – 1 month (private tuitions only), Arabesk Logo In July - August 2009 (already around 15 students): Brian Brennan (senior student 61 year old) – Australia – Sydney – July - 1 month (second time in Damascus after August 2006, intensive private studies), Christian Sahner – USA - Princeton / studying now in Oxford Univ (intensive private studies 4 hours a day), Diane Jousson – Switzerland – Geneve – July – 3 months, Rosa Martinez (56 y old) – Spain – Granada – mid July – 2 weeks (private lessons), David Crosbie – Canada – living in Dubai, mid July – 1 month , Benedetta – Italy – Venecia – mid July – 1 month , Michele Steiner - Switzerland – Berne, mid July – 1 month, Carmen Clavel – Spain – Alicante – August – 1 month (second time in Damascus after summer 2008), Bart - Belgium – BXL - August – 1 month , Yvon - France – August – 1 month (), Olivier - France – studying in Cambridge Univ – August – 1 month , Michal Pesta – Poland – Aug – 2 weeks (arabic private tuitions), Marco Perolini – Belgium – BXL – August – 3 weeks (arabic private teacher), Adrian Masip – Spain living in Abu Dhabi – August – 3 weeks (arabic private course), Christina Guillaume (adult student 61y) – France – Paris – end August – 3 weeks. Arabesk Logo and many more to confirm for the fall (Sept/Oct) of the year 2009, Insha Allah ! .... Heinz Heule from Switzerland – Basel – end Sept – 2 weeks (second time in Damascus), Gundi - Switzerland – Berne – end Sept – 2 weeks (second time in Damascus), Maggy - Switzerland – Lausanne – October – 1 month (third time in Damascus), Daniela - Italian living in Switzerland – Zurich – mid October – 1 month (second time in Damascus).  

Cooking & calligraphy courses


Our cooking and calligraphy courses are nor only cooking and drawing meeting, but also interesting Arabic and cultural lessons. The cooking takes place in the teacher’s home.

How much a cooking course:

- Four dishes: Kabsa (spicy yellow rice with chicken), Frike (wheat with chicken or lamb), Bamia (bongos), Mutabbal (aubergine cream) & Foul (beans), Yaqtin (pumpkin).

Every dish needs two or three hours, where the cooker talks to you in Arabic, explains how to do the recipe, teach you new vocabulary, etc ….. This cooking package is 220 € (the price decreases if other students).

- 8 dishes: Maqluba (rice with aubergine), M’lukhia (sort of spinaches) + Kussa and Bazinjan Mahshi (courgettes and aubergine farcies)

This cooking package is 350 € (the price decreases if other students)

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