|Arabic Course for Beginners Level 2|
|When||July 23, 2012 - August 17, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM|
|Where||210 Euston Road, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, UK, United Kingdom|
This course is suitable for those who are familiar with the Arabic script, the conjugation of verbs, the basic structure of nominal and verbal sentences and who have some basic vocabulary.
The course will be split up into 4 weeks. At the end of each week, students are expected to complete a short test.
Participants can for opt as many weeks as they wish.
- Al-Kitaab Fii Ta Allum Al-Arabiyya, Part 1 (Second Edition) by Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, Abbas Al-Tonsi
- Hans Wehr’s Arabic - English Dictionary
- Revising what students have learned and consolidating what they are familiar with. This includes writing, reading, speaking, dictation, listening and comprehension.
- Textbook: chapters 9 & 10
- Grammar: subjunctives, the use of attached pronouns with prepositions and verbs
- Students will be engaged in widening discussions and listening based on the materials of the Al-Kitaab textbook and extra materials covering writing, speaking and listening. Students will have different tasks to improve their writing, speaking, comprehension, listening and dictionary search skills.
- Textbook: chapters 11 &12
- Grammar: use of comparative and superlative, the adjective sentence, use of quantifiers
- Students will be introduced to media: reading short news reports and analysing their sentence and paragraph structures. Students will build on skills of week 2.
- Textbook: chapters 13 &14
- Grammar: use of إنَّ / أنَّ = that, use of مازال = still, use of negating a sentence or adjective, relative pronouns, conditional sentences, definite and indefinite idafa
- Reading different articles and texts with better understanding will be ensured. Listening and comprehension will be enhanced.
- Students should be able to communicate with their classmates in more confidence.
Luay Abdulilah Mohhammed, Arabic Language Instructor, AKU-ISMC
Ms Anne Czambor