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Spring 2021 - Quran Fluency | Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Lina Jammal

Day: Thursdays      Time: 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm UK

Course Category: Tajwid | Level 1 Course
Course Code: TAJ 101
Instructor: Dr. Lina Jammal
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 14 - Apr. 15, 2021
Day: Thursdays
Time: 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm UK
Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is necessary to ensure the full benefit. Recordings of the sessions will also be made available for registered students.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”. 

  3. Knowledge of Arabic letters and harakat (tashkil).

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description: A practical course providing students the opportunity to practice reading the Holy Quran and master the skill of decoding. Students will learn the Nooraniyya method of decoding Quranic script, learn the types of Arabic sounds and how to pronounce them correctly, and be introduced to the science of tajwīd. These skills will be put into practice in class with the instructor, and students will also gain strategies to practice at home. By the end of this course, students should be able to recognize all the Arabic letters and vowel sounds with ease, and be able to pronounce most of them correctly.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online lectures, practice recitation daily, and review and sit for a final assessment.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone will be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable
Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until June 1st, 2021.

  • $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

  • $20.00 late registration fee after January 8th (if seats are available)

  • Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.


Text: Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script, Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org
Registration Options: Before enrolling, please read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below.


Option 1: Register for this course in installments.

$25.00 x 4 = $100

Send payment in installments



Spring 2021 - Quran Fluency | Part 2

Instructor: Anse Diala Lababidi

Day: Saturdays    Time: 10:30 am CST/4:30 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 1 Course
Course Code: TAJ 102
Instructor: Anse Diala Lababidi
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 16 - Apr. 17, 2021
Day: Saturdays
Time: 10:30 am CST/4:30 am UK
Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is required to ensure the full benefit. Recordings of the sessions will also be made available for registered students.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”. 

  3. Knowledge of Arabic letters and harakat (tashkil).

  4. TAJ 101: Quran Fluency | Part 1

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description: A practical course providing students further opportunities to practice reading the Arabic script and master the skill of decoding the Holy Quran. Students will continue practicing the Nooraniyya method of decoding Quranic script, learn more about the types of Arabic sounds and how to pronounce them correctly, and be introduced to the science of tajwīd. These skills will be put into practice in class with the instructor, and with further practice at home students will be ready to read fluently. By the end of this course, students should be able to read all the Arabic letters and vowel sounds.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online lectures, practice recitation daily, and review and sit for a final assessment.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable
Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until June 1st, 2021.

  • $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

  • $20.00 late registration fee after January 8th (if seats are available)

  • Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.


Text: Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script, Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org
Registration Options: Before enrolling, please read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below.


Option 1: Register for this course in installments.

$25.00 x 4 = $100

Send payment in installments


Spring 2021 - Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics

Instructor: Anse Maryam Salman

Day: Tuesdays          Time: 9:00 pm CST/3:00 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 2 Course
Course Code: TAJ 201
Instructor: Anse Maryam Salman
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 12 - Apr. 13, 2021
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 9:00 pm CST/3:00 am UK
Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is highly recommended to ensure the full benefit. Recordings of the sessions will also be made available for registered students.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Part 1 & 2

  3. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”

  4. ARA 101 “Arabic Grammar Level 1A”

  5. Ability to decode and read Arabic text with ease. Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description: A study of the science of tajwīd accompanied by an instructor-led recitation of Juzuʾ ʿAmma. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of introductory tajwīd concepts (including points of articulation - makhārij - and letter attributes - ṣifāt) during weekly online sessions with the instructor.

  1. Students will be divided into small groups and have an additional weekly session in which they will work with a recitation teacher. This part of the course will be complete when the student has demonstrated the ability to read short sūras of the Quran and pronounce each letter correctly.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online classes, practice recitation daily, complete a recitation assessment, and review and sit for a mid-term and a final exam.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd, by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)

  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Tajwid Waiting List.

Spring 2021 - Tajwid Part 2: Rules & Rhythm of Recitation

Instructor: Anse Ola Habbab

Day: Tuesdays          Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 2 Course
Course Code: TAJ 202
Instructor: Anse Ola Habbab
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 12 - Apr. 13, 2021
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK
Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is highly recommended to ensure the full benefit. Recordings of the sessions will also be made available for registered students.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered:
This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.

  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.

  4. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”

  5. ARA 101 & 102: “Arabic Grammar Level 1A & 1B”

  6. Ability to decode and read Arabic text with ease. Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.

  7. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij) and letter attributes (ṣifāt).

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description:
Building upon concepts taken in TAJ 201, students will complete the study of the rules of tajwīd, accompanied by an instructor-led recitation of the second half of Juzuʾ ʿAmma. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of the rules of tajwīd (proper pronunciation of the Holy Quran) during weekly online sessions with the instructor.

  1. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has read through Juzuʾ ʿAmma with her assigned tajwīd teacher, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level. Upon completion, advanced students may begin reciting Juzuʾ Tabārak.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online classes, practice recitation daily, recite Juzu’ ‘Amma to a Ribaat recitation teacher, and review and sit for a mid-term and a final exam.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd, by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)

  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Tajwid Waiting List.

Spring 2021 - Quran Khitmah Project

Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian

Day: Mondays          Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 3 Course
Course Code: TAJ 301
Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 11 - Apr. 12, 2021
Day: Mondays
Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK
Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.

  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.

  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”

  5. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”

  6. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104

  7. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently.

  8. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt), and all tajwīd rules.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description:
In the Khitmah Project, students will recite the Holy Quran from Surat al-Fāṭiḥa to Surat al-Nās to their assigned tajwīd instructors, as a preparation and foundation for beginning with memorization. This is a two-part course: 

  1. Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress, work together to achieve consistent Quran reading habits, and receive inspirations about the Holy Quran. 

  2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has read through the Holy Quran from start to finish with her assigned tajwīd teacher, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online classes, practice recitation daily, recite the Holy Quran from start to finish to a Ribaat recitation teacher, and submit a term project.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd, by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)

  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

  3. The Crowning Venture, by Hafiza Saadia Mian, MD

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Tajwid Waiting List.

Spring 2021 - The Crowning Venture: Quran Memorization

Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian

Day: Mondays          Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK

Course Category: Tajwid | Level 4 Course
Course Code: TAJ 401
Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 11 - Apr. 12, 2021
Day: Mondays
Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK
Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.

  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.

  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”

  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project”

  6. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”

  7. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104 

  8. Arabic Level 2: ARA 201, 202, 203, 204

  9. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīd and few errors.

  10. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt), and all tajwīd rules.


Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.
Course Description: A self-paced memorization course, students will set a personal memorization target each term and recite to a tajwīd teacher. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress and receive inspirations and tips on memorizing the Holy Quran, achieving effective memorization, and overcoming hurdles.

  2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has recited the amount agreed upon at the start of the term, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online classes, practice recitation daily, recite the agreed-upon amount from memory to a Ribaat recitation teacher, and submit a term project.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd, by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)

  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid)

  3. The Crowning Venture, by Hafiza Saadia Mian, MD

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Tajwid Waiting List.

Spring 2021 - Quran Memorization: Juzu Amma

Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian

Day: Mondays          Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 4 Course
Course Code: TAJ 402
Instructor: Anse Saadia Mian
Duration: 14 weeks
Course Dates: Jan. 11 - Apr. 12, 2021
Day: Mondays
Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK
Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.
Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 14.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites: 

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.

  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.

  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.

  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”

  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project”

  6. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”

  7. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104 

  8. Arabic Level 2: ARA 201, 202, 203, 204

  9. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīd and few errors.

  10. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt), and all tajwīd rules.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Arabic requirements may be waived upon submitting a placement test. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Click here to Download Arabic Placement Test.

Course Description: A self-paced memorization course, students will complete memorization of Juzu Amma and recite it to a tajwīd teacher. This is a two-part course:

Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress and receive inspirations and tips on memorizing the Holy Quran, achieving effective memorization, and overcoming hurdles.

Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has recited Juzu Amma from memory with full tajwīd and passed an oral assessment of the entire juzu.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the online classes, practice recitation daily, recite Juzu Amma from memory to a Ribaat recitation teacher, submit a term project, and sit for a final assessment.
This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 

  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 

  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd, by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)

  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid) 

  3. The Crowning Venture, by Hafiza Saadia Mian, MD

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Tajwid Waiting List.