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1: About TALA | Programs Available: DIPLOMA PROGRMAS ENRICHMENT CLASSES CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS INDEPENDENT PROGRAMS
2: TIGERLILLY ARABIC LANGUAGE ACADEMY (TALA) is an Independent, Licensed, Educational Private School dedicated exclusively to teaching Arabic As a Second Language to Non-Arabic Speakers in West Michigan.
3: Founded in 2003, TALA is dedicated exclusively to working professionals just like you. We offer a valuable real-world education using materials written in Arabic language and translated into English
4: OUR PHILOSOPHY Our philosophy is to provide quality programs that are sound in concepts, implemented by a competent in reading knowledge and writing skills in Arabic | OUR MISSION TALA's mission is to simplify the Arabic Language for all learners and provide them with meaningful knowledge and skills to learn another language
5: OUR STANDARDS Along with our philosophy & mission statements, TALA will serve all learners with respect and honesty and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, marital status, political belief, or disability in its programs and activities, including advertising, training and employment.
6: GOALS & OBJECTIVES Increase awareness of the Middle East Culture, Art, Food and Language in the society at large. | Create workshops related to Middle East Culture, tradition and life style in Arabic/English Languages | Expand accessible study locations for all learners based on their near by areas. | Build proficiency awareness that there are linguistic and cultural concepts in one language and not in another.
7: Explore Explore Arabic business terms, women and children in heath care settings, history concepts and herbs information. | Increase variety of Islamic Architecture forms, Middle Eastern music, Art and dance through exhibits. | Use valuable, real-world education PROMGRAMS and MATERIALS written in Arabic and English Language | Provide variety of services to professionals, business organizations, health-care sectors, youth and children year round.
8: Help others to overcome the difficulties of the Arabic language reading, writing, listening and speaking. | Offer reasonable and affordable low tuitions to all learners
9: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES | There are many employment opportunities for language majors. Many people combine language study with work in another field, for example, interpretation, translation, business, communication, nursing, law, political science, and many others. Multinational companies, government agencies, advertising, publishers, international import and export firms and media casts. There are many language and culture services for interpretation and translation who hires bilingual speaker to help other industries address the linguistic and cultural needs of our community.
10: CURRICULUM The Academy has established a curriculum specifically for pioneering work in the creation of our academic and instructional philosophy. TIGERLILLY ARABIC LANGUAGE ACADEMY offers three programs: Intensive Program, Non-Intensive programs, and Independent programs. These programs developed to provide the students with the necessary lessons and training needed to enhance rapid learning along with gradual skill building techniques in the areas of verbal articulation, phonetics, reading and comprehension, writing, morphology, rhetoric and critical thinking in the Arabic Language. | STUDY MATERIALS Color coded study materials also implemented in all lessons to show the students the structure of the words, the verbs, the nouns, and all case endings. Syllabus (Color Coded Lessons) PowerPoint (Educational) Software (Educational) Books (Educational) Audio (Educational) Video (Educational) Arabic Newspaper Arabic Magazine
11: INCOMPLETE, WITHDRAWAL/ RE-ENTRY A student receiving an incomplete (I) grade must satisfactorily complete required work within two weeks to remove the incomplete (I) from their record. | PAYMENT OPTIONS The Class fee may be divided by two, which each payment due on the first week of each study month. A discount of 5% can be an option if you are a member of an affiliated business organization. A discount of 10% can be an option if you committed to 6 months program. An early enrollment will waive $ 10.00 Off total due. Joining with your own group, will reduce the class fee (Group study minimum of 2:4 max) | A student failing to do so, will receive a failing (F) grade. A student earning a failing (F) grade in any course must repeat the course satisfactory prior to graduation.
12: GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS To be able for graduation, students must: Complete all coursework with a grade C or above. Complete an approved Internship with a grade C or above Pay all money due to the school Students successfully completing all requirements will be presented with the appropriate certificate or diploma. Grades are computed at the end of each level and it measure by a system of letter grade and percentages. A student receiving an Incomplete (I) must satisfactorily complete required work within two weeks to remove the Incomplete (I) from their record. A student failing to do so, will receive a Failing (F) grade. A student earning a Failing (F) grade in any course must repeat the course satisfactorily prior to graduation. | GRAD GRAD GRAD GRAD GRAD GRAD GRAD
13: ATTENDNCE REQUIREMENTS All students are required to attend ninety percent (90%) of scheduled classroom time to remain eligible for graduation. Students will be required to make up any classroom time to achieve the 90% percent requirement (read the make up section) The school must be notified in advance if the student will be absent from the class. | WITHDRAWAL/REFUND POLICY The student have the right to withdraw at any time Withdrawal prior to First Week70% Refund Withdrawal prior to Second Week30% Refund Withdrawal prior to Third WeekNo Refund
14: CHRISTMAS DAY NEW YEAR’S DAY MEMORIAL DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY LABOR DAY THANKSGIVING RAMADAN (Muslims Holy Month) EID- ALFITR (Muslim Holiday) | HOLIDAYS
15: Since we know well that our student's schedule is full, we decided to set up a flexible hours and classes to assist them in planning their schedule, and their timelines for their studies. These courses are appropriate for people of any age who wish to learn Arabic as quickly as possible. Some courses materials are tailored to suit and to acquire the level of proficiency that will enable them understand the texts and contents of the course. THE TIGERLILLY ARABIC LANGUAGE ACADEMY (TALA) has designed the following programs to be offered all year. The student can choose from a variety of day or evening classes, from Elementary through Advanced levels at any time. | PROGRAMS INFORMATION
16: The formal dance theme this year was "Stars and Magic." We transformed our gym into a magical dance floor with a disco ball, hanging star decorations, and a wide array of catered snacks and desserts.
17: We had a live band play all our favorite songs and we danced the night away! There was a photo booth to take fun group photos and we had a section of arcade games brought in as well. There was fun to be had by all!
18: School spirit week was so fun this year! We started off the week wearing the school colors, and had fun games.
19: We had a varsity basketball game that week and we had 99% attendance, our best attendance record ever! Everyone wore school colors and we beat the Lions by 13 points! We had a new cheer that was practiced all week and it got the crowd excited to win! Later in the week we had a dance to celebrate our school spirit. The theme was “fifties” and we danced to some classic songs and learned how to do the twist. | We set up carnival games like baseball toss, a dunk tank, and lawn bowling. We even got Mr. Carter to sit on the dunk tank!
20: This year we went on a class trip to the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. We walked around the area a bit to take in the wonderful view and we saw art from all over the world. | We also went on a nature retreat to the Muir Woods. It was fun with friends. We collected lot of redwood tree samples. Can't believe some trees were more than 100 years old.
21: Here we learned about our delicate ecosystem and how global warming has affected our local wildlife. We learned more about recycling and how to do our part to help the world.
22: We love hanging out with our friends, and this is a list of the things we love doing: going out to the movies, concerts, theme parks, hanging out at the mall, bowling, and playing video games.
24: This year we loved setting trends, from the latest clothing styles, hairstyles, and makeup to backpack and even gym shoes. We were all about colorful, bright tops, skinny jeans, Chuck Taylor All Stars, TOMS shoes, cool Ray-ban sunglasses, UGGS, North face jackets, and any jewelry from Claire’s.
25: So many middle school memories. It's amazing looking back how everyone has changed. I will miss everyone! I will always remember the best times I had at this school. My friends, my concerts, my teachers, and all those who made this year the best yet. | This year, we were all about reading the Twilight series. We love hanging out with our friends, and this is a list of the things we loved doing this year: going out to the movies, concerts, theme parks, hanging out at the mall, bowling, and playing video games.