Project Description

Arabic Classes and Tutoring

Arabic is one of the most widely used languages in the world; spoken by 400 million people, many of them are in The Middle East and North Africa. Like all languages, the Arabic language reflects the rich and very interesting history and cultures of its people. I enjoy meeting people of different cultures and languages, and I am very excited to join Bend Language Institute to share my culture through my language with others.

Individual Tutoring

There is no better way to learn than through individual tutoring. We schedule to suit your life, whether it is in your local coffeeshop, our classroom, or outside in the park! Use the individual tutoring product below to purchase a set number of hours, from one to ten. Tutoring starts at $43 per hour, the best price you’ll find anywhere, and the more hours you purchase, the more you’ll save. Purchase ten hours and you’ll only be paying $35 per hour. Make sure you select the language you need tutoring in, and after your purchase we’ll get in touch with you to schedule your sessions.

The Language of Arabic Food

We have no workshops scheduled at the moment. Check back for an upcoming spring workshop! 


Sabah Hassounah

Arabic Instructor

Sabah Hassounah
Sabah HassounahInstructor — Arabic
I was born in Gaza (Palestine). I earned my BA in Psychology and Sociology from the American University in Cairo (AUC). After graduation I moved to Kuwait and worked with one of the leading daily newspapers as an English/Arabic translator and subsequently became an editor and columnist for 16 years. After the Kuwait invasion, my husband and I moved to Dubai where I was the managing editor of a weekly magazine for 5 years. We moved to America 22 years ago and settled in Connecticut. I worked as a political adviser at the United Arab Emirates Mission to the United Nations in New York for 15 years. I moved to Bend two years ago.

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