Language Classes and Private Instruction

Thu, Apr 7th 2016, 6:40AM


The Department of Languages is now offering
Spring 2017 Evening Classes and Private Tutoring in:


Arabic-English Translation, DLPT/OPI proficiency test, and ESL courses coming soon!

For more information, please contact us at or 202-785-2710,         M-Th 9am-9pm and F 9am-5pm.

To determine the appropriate course for your proficiency level, click here.


New Regional Studies Course -  The Emerging Middle East: Fragile Alliances and Deepening Rivalries



In appreciation of our students dedication to the Middle East Institute, we would like to extend a $50 discount for returning students who participate in our evening language classes.

About the Department:
For more than 60 years, the Middle East Institute has been offering unique, engaging, skills-oriented, and affordable instruction in Middle Eastern languages to Washington, D.C. area students and working professionals of all proficiency levels. As a department, we are proud to employ experienced, native-speaking instructors many of whom also teach at one of D.C.'s many universities and train employees of federal agencies and international organizations throughout the Capital region. Evening classes meet twice weekly in a semi-intensive format for a period of 8 weeks, while instructors tailor more intensive private lessons to meet individual student learning goals.

Translation Services:
Requests for Arabic-English and English-Arabic translations can be sent to

Location and transportation:
All classes are held at 1319 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 located in the Dupont Circle area, easily accessible by bus and Metro on the Red Line. If coming by Metro, exit at the south end of Dupont Circle station, walk down 18th Street to our building. Street parking in the neighborhood is metered until 6:30 p.m.