Join our introductory evening classes to get a taster into this fascinating language.
Evening Arabic language classes are for complete beginners (no previous knowledge required) and take place on Tuesdays from 18.00-20.00.
Beginners 1 will run for 10 weeks with Beginners 2 running for an additional 10 weeks.
To be able to join Beginners 2, you will need attend all Beginners 1 classes and complete assigned tasks or have an equivalent level of knowledge.
Please note, that each term, classes are subject to numbers.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginners 1 is for complete beginners of Modern Standard Arabic and you will learn to express yourself at a very basic level of Arabic language. You will also be introduced to the essentials of the Arabic writing system and learn to read and write basic words and sentences. The programme will be delivered in English and Arabic where you will be exposed to basic Arabic grammar and vocabulary, while developing the skills of comprehension in the target language.
There will be 20 hours of teaching over 10 weeks with an additional 10 hours of guided independent learning using materials and feedback from the tutor expected. All materials will be provided by the tutor and no resources are required.
Arabic vowel system.
First set of letters:
Pronunciation with vowels and joining letters
How are you?
What is your name?
What is your country?
Key vocabulary of set 1.
Pronunciation with vowels and joining letters.
Learning about letters which cannot be connected from left side.
What is your city?
What is your job?
Key vocabulary of set 2
Gemination in Arabic.
What is your hobby?
Where are you from?
Key vocabulary of set 3
Revising gemination & spelling
What do you like/dislike?
Key vocabulary of set 4
Introduction to Tanween
Where do you live?
Key vocabulary of set 5
Maddah & definite / indefinite articles
Introduction to numbers
Key vocabulary of set 6
Sun & moon letter & pronunciation
Key vocabulary learned in conversation.
Negative / positive
Do you have children?
Do you have friends from ….?
Compare Question words
Reading and writing main vocabulary.
Reading first comprehension text and answering questions.
Listening to a dialogue in Arabic and answering comprehension questions.
Upon full attendance of Beginners 1 and completion of assigned tasks, you can progress to Beginners 2. Please note, that the running of classes is subject to numbers.
Practicing spelling of key words.
Revising greeting phrases and conversation questions.
Revising subjective pronouns.
Using present tense and subjective/ possessive pronouns in context.
What do you study?
Masculine and feminine structures
Vocabulary related to travel.
Where do you travel?
Who do you travel with?
Using simple numbers in context.
How many ……?
Discussing the content of the text.
New set of Vocabulary.
What do you read? When do you read?
Where do you read?
Adverbs of time.
Practicing future in context.
Writing a short text using prepositions in nominal and verbal sentences.
When do you go to the garden?
How do you go to work?
New set of vocabulary and adjectives.
Who do you visit during the weekend etc?
Of /apostrophe ‘s.
Using this structure in context.
Register online and let us know if you have any previous experience of Arabic language.
Fees are £80 per course and concessionary rates are available for the following (proof required):
After you have submitted your application, you will receive an invoice which can be paid online using a credit or debit card. Full payment is required to secure your place.
If a programme is cancelled due to insufficient numbers, then a full refund will be given.