Genevieve Heckel

Genevieve H.

Woodbridge, VA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am ready to teach you in Modern Standard Arabic and a range of dialects, including Lebanese Arabic. I can help students excel in their Arabic coursework through schools or universities; and I can assist any individual who wants to learn some basic, useful Arabic before traveling throughout the region. I have studied, lived, and traveled throughout the Middle East and North Africa--and now I can pass on my knowledge to you!
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Genevieve teaches



Genevieve delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
September 2006

My name is Genevieve and I am your next tutor in linguistics or Arabic! I received a BA from the University of Virginia in Linguistics and a MA from the American University of Beirut in Middle Eastern Studies. I have studied Arabic (Modern Standard and several dialects) in Virginia, Jordan, Lebanon, and Oman. I have worked as a Graduate Assistant and have the creativity and drive to help you pursue your language goals!


Graduate Assistant
Jan 2014 - May 2014
American University of Beirut

Worked as the Graduate Assistant for the Lebanese Arabic instructor at the American University of Beirut. Assisted with administrative components and helped students whenever possible.


Master of Arts, Middle Eastern Studies
Sep 2012 - Sep 2014
American University of Beirut
Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics
Aug 2006 - May 2010
University of Virginia


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Al-Kitaab, Parts 1-3
One of the most common books in American schools and universities to teach Modern Standard Arabic.

Books on the Jordanian and Lebanese dialects.

Assortment of Arabic dictionaries.


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Brian Aug 1, 2015
Arabic · In studio

Genevieve is great. It has been a long time since I have studied Arabic and for our first lesson she was very patient, understanding, and flexible.

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