Salaam wa Kalaam - Greetings and Conversation

Salaam wa Kalaam

Practice speaking Arabic with fellow students, instructors, and native speakers in a casual, comfortable environment. Learn to speak about daily life and current events with confidence and ease. Join us for coffee and conversation!

During the Spring 2020 semester, Salaam wa Kalaam, the Arabic conversation table, will meet every other Wednesday from noon to 1:00 PM in the Center for World Languages (JBHT 207). 

January 29
February 12
February 26
March 11
March 25 - No meeting for Spring Break!
April 8
April 22

For more information about Salaam wa Kalaam, contact Dr. Paula Haydar at or 479-575-5155

Arabic Tutoring

Tutoring in Arabic is available every week during the Fall 2019 semester! Tutors are available for students seeking help with homework, general reviews and conversation practice.


Nourhan ElNagdy -
Available Wednesday, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm; Thursday, 12:45 am - 1:45 pm in JBHT 207

Mayssa Hashaad -
Available Monday, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in JBHT 207

Samer Mayyas -
Available Tuesday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm; Friday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in JBHT 207

All appointments must be scheduled through UASuccess. Tutors may not be at the specified meeting location unless an appointment has been scheduled. Schedule as far in advance as possible, at least 30 minutes. 

How to schedule an appointment:

  1. Click on the UASuccess tab in the upper right corner of your Blackboard homepage
  2. Search on Tutoring: Arabic
  3. Schedule an appointment with the Tutor of your choice by clicking the drop down arrow and choosing "Schedule"
  4. Click on “Get help with General Appointments”
  5. Click on "General Appointments (tutoring)"
  6. Fill in the box describing what you need help with – homework, general review, conversation practice
  7. Let your tutor know if other students will be joining you

If you have problems scheduling through UASuccess, please schedule via email to your tutor of choice.