Arabic Accelerated (Beginners)City University London
Price on request
- Short course
- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
During the 20 evening classes of the Arabic Accelerate Beginners Short Course you will cover the following topics and grammatical structures.
Arabic Alphabet and sounds, greetings and leave-taking, yourself and where you are from, professions, everyday objects, immediate surroundings and facilities, family, more countries and peoples; numbers; prices
The short and long Arabic vowels; masculine and feminine words (gender of nouns); simple sentences; case endings - the nominative case, nouns (singular) and adjective agreement; plural of words, possessive endings, the letter Ta Marbouda and its sound, attaching a suffix to a word ending in Ta Marbouda, separate personal pronoun, subject and predicate, separate pronoun, prepositions, coordinating particle, demonstrative, contrasting particle , negation, the definite article, sun and moon letters, question words, verbs, dual, more about plural, negation and conjugation
o Writing and reading the Arabic Alphabet as well their sounds (phonetics)
o Introducing and identifying yourself and others
o Greeting people
o Saying good-bye
o Asking about well-being
o Talking about what you do
o Identifying places of origin and Arab countries, political system and capitals.
o Describing everyday objects/ objects in class room
o Making polite requests and asking questions
o Introduction to colloquial Arabic; phonological variations/ different hand writing
o Being able to count
o Eliciting information
o Expressing admiration
o Cardinals numbers
o Describing a situation
o Giving your address
o Expressing regret or apology
Teaching and Assessment
The emphasis in this Arabic Accelerated Beginners course is on listening and speaking. The lessons focus on language that is required in authentic situations.
Classroom activities will include: role-playing, class room discussion, pair and group work, work on pronunciation and intonation as well as grammar in context. Listening to audio clips and watching videos are an important element in our lessons. More comprehensive grammar exercises and reading texts are generally set as homework. Your progress will be assessed on an...