This month, Arab Academy is featuring Maaike Beemsterboer from Netherlands. Maaike joined our classroom program in Cairo for 2 weeks. Read on to hear about her experience learning Arabic.

Why did you choose to learn Arabic?

I studied Arabic in university and wanted to continue.

Why did you choose to learn at Arab Academy?

I was looking for a summer school that offered short program and found Arab Academy online.

How has learning Arabic impacted your life?

It has challenged me to continuo learning something difficult.

Has Arab Academy changed or impacted your life in any other way?  If so, how?

I know for sure now that I want to continue learning Arabic in the future.

How Arab Academy is unique compared to other language centers/ online courses you have tried?

So far, I have only studied Arabic in university. Arab Academy is unique in that it offers individual classes, which is amazing.

What would you tell someone who is interested in learning Arabic, but hasn’t yet tried it out?

That it is a difficult, but amazing language that is well worth learning.