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Alef,b...

The playful way to learn the Arabic language and culture

Teaching Modern Standard Arabic to children since 1994 in France, in the US and Online

Alef,b… News & Events

Alefb will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. Stay tuned for more information on this special event.

April 2013: ALefb is awarded a grant from Qatar Foundation International in Washington DC to develop an Arabic educational interactive story book.

May 2007; Alefb is granted a distinctive award for Services rendered to the Community by Montgomery County officials.

Alef, b... has also achieved the following:

  • Organization of an art exhibition for Lebanese children, in Paris: “Artistes en Herbe pour le Liban”
  • Completion of a permanent workshop for the IMA (Institut du Monde Arabe) in Paris, in order to get children to know about the perfumes of the Arab world.
  • Writing and Publishing a picture book for fundraising purposes, the Enchanted book of Lebanon. 
  • Developing a website, www.alefb.org
  • Implementing an e-pal program between children from Alef,b… abroad and children in Lebanon from the SOS villages of orphans and abandoned kids. Alef,b…with the help and support of DataFlow, a Lebanese IT company, has equipped the village of Sferai in South Lebanon with computers, network and internet facilities in order to have an electronic correspondence through a message board on Alef,b…web site as well as via instant messenger.

The association is now working on gathering funding for the publication of a learning package including educational material to teach the Arabic language as a foreign language in a playful way. If you would like to be involved as an educator, an artist, or a donor, please contact us at admin@alefb.org