About The Mother Tongue Center

The Mother Tongue Center was established in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2005 as a specialized center in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers. The center aims at raising the standards of teaching Arabic to a professional academic level.

One of the things that make The Mother Tongue Center a unique center is that it is specialized only in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers. The center also includes a language laboratory for the composition and development of curricula in teaching Arabic for all the needs and with high international academic standards. This laboratory is under the supervision of senior professors in the field of Arabic language. Moreover, The Mother Tongue Center employs well-qualified tutors with a long experience in this field and who undergo excellent training courses on a regular basis.

Our Programs

Considering the long working hours and the busy schedules for most of students enrolled in our courses, The Mother Tongue Center offers flexible programs in terms of content and schedules.

Upcoming Courses

General Arabic Intermediate 2
19:00 - 21:00 ( MON - WED )
7 weeks
General Basic Arabic 1
9:00 - 11:00 ( TUE - THU )
7 weeks
General Arabic Pre-Intermediate 4
19:00 - 21:00 ( MON - WED )
7 weeks
General Basic Arabic 1
17:00 - 19:00 ( MON - WED )
7 weeks

Arabic Open Class

Join our Arabic Open Class to learn & practice Arabic direct from native tutors. This class is free of charge and takes place once every month for an hour at The Mother Tongue Center - Dubai.

It is a theme-driven class that focuses on discussing one key topic taken from everyday situations such as work, travel, bank, study, family, visiting a doctor and so many other topics that are deemed important to Arabic learners.

This will help learners practice Arabic direct with our native tutors and be better communicators with Arabs regardless of their Arabic level and cultural backgrounds. Call now and book your seat for free.

Upcoming Open Sessions

Articles & Reasearches

The Rich Cultural Heritage of The Arabs

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How Knowing Arabic Can Promote Intercultural Understanding

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How Arabic Influences Other Languages Around the World

Did you know that some languages around the world like English, French and Spanish are greatly influenced by the Arabic language? Many centuries ago, the…

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A Mini History of The Arabic Language

Have you ever been curious of the history of Arabic? The language that has been around for over 1000 years and is one of the…

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Facts and Figures


Teaching hours have been conducted in our center


Teaching hours at the client’s venue in the United Arab Emirates


Teaching hours of private classes


Registered students coming from 90+ different countries


Prestigious Clients were professional served including 15+ Embassies & Consulates


Overall student satisfaction rate


Arabic learning books were sold worldwide


Hours were designed to teach Arabic by Al Lisan Series (9 books)

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