Ahmed Ben Hriz

Arabic Language Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Arabic language; North African dialects; Tunisian; Libyan

Ahmed is a native speaker of Arabic from Sfax, Tunisia. He started his career as an English teacher in a small village in the south of Tunisia and now has over seven years’ experience teaching languages, including Arabic and French, to non-native speakers of all ages. He has developed curriculum for four Arabic dialects (Tunisian, Libyan, Iraqi and Gulf) and presently teaches Arabic dialects to USG employees to prepare them for overseas assignments. Because of this, Ahmed emphasizes practical use and simulating real world situations in his classes. Ahmed has a passion for linguistics and encouraging communication across cultures. He currently lives in DC and enjoys cooking Tunisian food for his friends and family.