Welcome! We are a social venture providing Arabic language classes for children in Cambridge, UK, as well as training for those wishing to set up their own classes.


We are hiring!


We are currently looking for teachers to run two classes on Sunday mornings:


Stage 1 our parent and child group for ages 0-3 at 10.15-11am 


Stage 2  for 6-11 year olds on Sundays mornings 


For further details please visit our recruitment page and contact us at hello@kalamna.org 




4 days ago

A contentious point! What do you think? 😋

Gone are the chickpeas so ubiquitous in most other countries; here, the main ingredient is broad beans, which fry better and result in a lighter, fluffier take on the popular snack.

5 days ago

Ramy Malek and his childhood salami with feta cheese and olive sandwiches (yum!) What other traditional (and delicious!) foods do you impose on your kids? 😋

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Welcome to Farlandia. 🗺️

A place where students learn the difficult process of becoming a refugee.

Other than textbooks, what 'authentic' material have you used to teach or learn an #Arabic dialect?

Seek and you shall find: a list of #Arabic dialect teaching resources: https://t.co/kuf0q0ew7V

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Who will take the lead in modernising Arabic language teaching?

The status quo It is a common complaint that the state of the Arabic language is at an all-time low. Teachers complain about the lack of motivation from students, while students complain about the material. Teaching methods are outdated, but not as much at the...

International Children’s Book Day

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On integrating Islamic culture into school curricula

I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the first Teacher Training Workshop held at the Cambridge University Centre of Islamic Studies.
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Rami, the Oscars and Identity

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