Immersion

Iftar Parties: A Short Guide

Ramadan is a time when many Muslims celebrate the spirit of brotherhood and community with their friends and family, Muslim or otherwise. So if you’re ever invited to an iftar, make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy some Muslim hospitality!...

Ramadan Etiquette Tips

During the time of the holy month of Ramadan, those not actively participating in it may find it difficult to understand the spirituality of it. Here are some tips on proper Ramadan etiquette: It is customary to wish your Muslim friends ‘Ramadan Kareem’...

Ramadan: Learn the Terms!

Ramadan is the month when millions around the world fast from sunrise to sunset in an attempt to be closer to God. The annual observance of the Ramadan fast is considered to be one of the most important practices in Islam and is very important in the...

You’re Fasting for How Long?!

People all over the world are fasting for Ramadan, and depending on where you are in the world, your fast could be longer or shorter than most people around the world! If you’re from a Spanish-speaking country, you’ve got it easy! South American countries...

Learn Arabic This Ramadan

Ramadan is upon us once more! As people around the world take this holy month to fast, pray and celebrate, the language in the spotlight is Arabic. As the need for inter-community discourse and understanding is greater than ever, the need for people to...

#LanguageFacts – Part 3

There are many intriguing facts that the world of languages has to offer. From weird words to cultural exclusives, here are some interesting facts about the languages taught here at GA Institute. There are more than 10 words for ‘love in Arabic! The...

Celebrate UN French Language Day!

In 2010, the United Nations decided to honour the French language with designating the 20th of March to be the UN French Language Day. It was a day that was meant to raise awareness and respect for the history, culture and achievements of French, one...

GA Institute on TimeOut Dubai!

The GA Institute’s 30-Day Language Challenge encouraged Dubai residents to learn a new language, and in the process, caught the eye of TimeOut Dubai! Here’s an extract from its article on the challenge- Golden Age Institute’s managing director...

GA Institute in The Khaleej Times!

Keeping to its commitment of providing quality foreign language to the people of Dubai, GA Institute’s own Khaled Boudemagh was featured in Khaleej Times’ article regarding the expat community’s growing interest in learning Arabic. “All...

Student Interview – Franck – After 1 month of Arabic Immersion in Dubai

  This video is an interview of Franck Nganiet, a French student who attended to a 1 month Arabic immersion summer program in August 2014. He explains his learning experience and stay in Dubai with his wife and kids. He says: “It’s true...