Arabic Grammar Level 2A - Fall 2017

Course Category: Arabic Level 2 ribaat arabic icon

View a short segment of this level: Class Sample

Course Code: ARA G2A

Instructor: Ustadha Liana Reading

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 12 - Dec. 19, 2017 
Timings: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm CST/7:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall term of each year.


  1. Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.
  2. Arabic Grammar Level 1B or equivalent knowledge. Students should have a strong grasp of the foundational rules of Arabic grammar and be able to demonstrate these in writing and speaking.
  3. Arabic Conversation Level 1B or equivalent knowledge.  

Course Description: In this course, students are introduced to more complex grammatical constructs and are aided in applying these to their own writing. This level aims to equip students with the ability to convey and discuss their own ideas as well as comprehend a variety of texts, both with and without diacritical marks. 

Topics covered: 

      • Reversed Khabar
      • Verb consolidation
      • The Subjunctive
      • Negation of Verbs
      • Duals, Plurals – Formation and Use
      • Numbers and Quantifiers
      • The Masdar and Idafah
      • Application of Rules to Texts

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments as assigned by the instructor, and review and sit for a midterm and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (if seats are available)

Texts: Handouts will be provided throughout the course.

Placement: If you are unsure about your level, email to request a placement test. Once you have submitted and tests have been assessed, you will receive a recommendation for the appropriate course for your level.  

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