Arabic Beginners Summer Intensive (Year 1)City University London
Price on request
- Short course
- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
Basic IT training
Skills and Training
Arabic Letters and sounds - Third edition . ISBN 978-1-58901-632-3
The materials of this course contain basic colloquial vocabulary of approximately twenty five words out of approximately two hundred MSA . These presented in the first 4 weeks (6 class’s hours x 4 weeks =24 hours) gives learners the tools they need to begin to express and communicate with native speakers in their immediate environment. The three crucial speaking skills to develop at this stage are pronunciations of sounds, gender agreement, and correct use (conjugation in context) of the forms of verbs
A textbook for Beginning Arabic Third edition Part one. ISBN 978-1-58901-736-8
Alkitaab Part one is the second book in this course .This book with its website- - develops skills in Modern standard Arabic- MSA- (formal) and colloquial Arabic , including, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge. integrating materials in colloquial and MSA/ writing Arabic.
* Ability to speak about yourself , your life, and your environment, to initiate and sustain conversation on daily-life topic with educated native speakers and to paraphrases as necessary to make yourself understood.
* The ability to read simple, authentic texts on familiar topic and understand the main ideas.
* The ability to write informal notes and short essay on familiar topic of daily life.
* the ability to comprehend and produce accurately the basic sentence structure of Arabic.
* Ability to recognise differences in sounds and basic structure between MSA and dialect.
* Ability to understand Arabic culture connected to everyday life and to use culturally important expressions commonly used among friend and acquaintances.
Teaching and Assessment
The emphasis of this Arabic short 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.