Tayeb Language Academy

Tayeb Language Academy

Learn Moroccan Darija and Tamazight

Our main goal is to promote the Moroccan language and culture by providing quality Arabic language instruction, translation services, and cultural consulting to individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Why you should study with us!​

Best teacher in Morocco

Our teachers are highly qualified and experienced in teaching Moroccan Arabic and tamazight to non-native speakers. They use modern teaching techniques and personalized lesson plans to help students achieve their language goals.

Beginner to expert lessons

Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced learner, we offer lessons that cater to all levels of proficiency. Our curriculum is designed to help students improve their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

At your pace

We understand that everyone learns at a different pace, which is why our lessons are tailored to meet each student's individual needs. We allow students to learn at their own pace, ensuring they have a thorough understanding of the language before moving on to the next level.

An amazing culture

Learning Moroccan Arabic and tamazight is not just about the language, it's also about discovering the rich culture and history of Morocco. Our lessons incorporate cultural elements, allowing students to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the country's traditions and customs.

Two ways to learn with us

We offer simple and effective Daily Lessons on What’s App and One-On-One Tutoring on Skype


What’s App Lessons

Our What's App Daily Lessons offer Moroccan Arabic and tamazight sentences with translations in both writing and audio formats. Students can ask questions and record themselves for personalized feedback. It's a convenient and effective way to learn Arabic from home.


Skype One-on-one

Our One-On-One Tutoring on Skype offers personalized Moroccan Arabic and tamazight language instruction with qualified tutors. You'll have flexible scheduling and interactive lessons tailored to your needs, helping you to improve your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

We also offer great services

Need Voice Over, Translation and/or Consulting in moroccan languages? Look no further!


Voice Over

Our Voice Over services provide high-quality recordings in Moroccan Arabic and tamazight for various projects, such as movies, commercials, documentaries, e-learning materials, and more.



Our Translation services provide accurate and reliable translations from Moroccan Arabic and tamazight to a variety of languages and vice versa in a variety of industries, including legal, medical, business, and more.



Our Consulting service provides expert advice and guidance on a variety of topics related to the Moroccan Arabic and tamazight language and culture related to living, investing and buying a property in Morocco.

We are here to guide your learning journey!

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Take our free sample Language Test

This quick and free test can help you determine your darija language level

Common Questions

Darija serves as Morocco’s native Arabic dialect, defined by its meaning as the “everyday colloquial language”. It carries an informal tone, primarily used in casual conversations. Moroccan Darija shares approximately 70-75% of its vocabulary with Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), making it an ideal foundation for acquiring proficiency in various Arabic dialects. Additionally, it incorporates elements from Berber dialects, French, and, to a lesser extent, words from Spanish and English.”

The time it takes to become proficient in speaking Arabic can vary widely depending on several factors, including your prior language learning experience, the amount of time and effort you dedicate to learning, and the complexity of the Arabic dialect you are studying (e.g., Modern Standard Arabic or a specific dialect like Moroccan Arabic).

Here’s a general guideline:

  1. Basic Conversational Level: For someone with no prior experience in Arabic, reaching a basic conversational level where you can handle simple everyday conversations might take approximately 6-12 months of regular study and practice. This typically involves learning essential vocabulary and grammar.

  2. Intermediate Level: To achieve an intermediate level of proficiency, where you can hold more complex conversations and express your thoughts and opinions more fluently, it may take 1-2 years of consistent study and practice.

  3. Advanced Level: Becoming highly proficient or fluent in Arabic can take several years of dedicated study and immersion. It often requires ongoing practice, exposure to native speakers, and possibly living in an Arabic-speaking environment. Advanced learners can engage in in-depth discussions, read complex texts, and understand regional dialects.

It’s important to note that Arabic can be a challenging language for English speakers due to its unique script, complex grammar, and pronunciation differences. However, with consistent effort, the right resources, and effective learning methods, you can make significant progress. Individual learning rates vary, so some may progress more quickly while others may take longer.

Additionally, choosing the specific dialect or form of Arabic you want to learn can impact the learning timeline. Learning a dialect like Moroccan Arabic might be faster for some learners, as it is often more focused on everyday conversational skills, while mastering Modern Standard Arabic or Classical Arabic can be more time-consuming due to their formal and literary nature.

Moroccan Arabic is primarily a spoken language, with a strong emphasis on conversational skills. However, we firmly believe that acquiring knowledge of the Arabic alphabet is highly beneficial. While it might appear to slow down your progress initially (even though we also incorporate phonetics at the first level), it proves invaluable in the long run.

Understanding the Arabic alphabet facilitates accurate pronunciation, reveals connections between words derived from the same root, enables you to read and comprehend written texts, even in Modern Standard Arabic, and grants access to a wealth of additional resources that would otherwise remain out of reach.

  • Berber Languages: Various Berber languages, such as Tamazight, Tashelhit, and Tarifit, are spoken by Berber communities across Morocco. These languages have a significant cultural and historical presence in the country.

  • French: French is widely spoken and used for administrative, educational, and business purposes. It is often considered the second language of Morocco and is taught in schools.

  • Standard Arabic (Modern Standard Arabic – MSA): While Moroccan Arabic (Darija) is the spoken language, Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is used in formal writing, education, and media. It is the language of instruction in schools and is understood by most Moroccans.

  • Spanish: In the northern regions of Morocco, particularly in cities like Tangier and Tetouan, Spanish is spoken and understood due to historical ties with Spain and proximity to the Spanish coast.

  • English: English is becoming increasingly popular, especially among the younger generation. It is taught in schools and is often used in the tourism and business sectors.

  • Hassaniya Arabic: In some regions of southern Morocco, particularly in the Saharan areas, Hassaniya Arabic is spoken. It shares some similarities with Moroccan Arabic but also has distinct features.


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