Arabic Grammar Level 1B - Spring 2018

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Click here to view a short segment of this course: Arabic Grammar Level 1A with Anse Nishat Lal

Course Code: ARA G1B

Instructor: Anse Saimah Asghar

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 27 - May 6, 2018
Timings: Saturdays, 9:00 am CST/1:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended for Arabic courses to achieve full benefit. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

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


  • Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.
  • Arabic Grammar Level 1A or equivalent knowledge. Students enrolling in this course should have an understanding of basic Arabic grammar and will have begun to memorize a range of vocabulary relating to daily life.

Course Description: This course is designed to build on this foundational knowledge and develop students' basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the Arabic language. This level will equip them with the ability to communicate in different tenses and with different structures which they will not only be able to use, but also recognize in a variety of texts. This level will also work on developing their speaking and listening skills to enable them to engage in conversations with a greater depth of comprehension. 

Topics covered: 

  • Nominal Sentences
  • Pronouns – Attached and Detached
  • The Idafah Construct
  • Past Tense + Negation
  • Present tense + Negation
  • Future tense
  • Plurals
  • Numbers 1-10
  • The Imperative

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.  

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 January 20th (if seats are available)

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Text: Handouts will be provided throughout the course.


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