Arabic Grammar Level 4B - Spring 2018

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Class Sample: Arabic Grammar Level 4A with Anse Anna-Maria Ramzy

Course Code: ARA G4B

Instructor: Anse Anna-Maria Ramzy

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 26 - May 4, 2018
Timings: Fridays, 12:00 noon CST/6:00 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.

Prerequisites

  1. Arabic Grammar Level 4A or equivalent knowledge. Students enrolling in this level will have a firm grasp of foundational and intermediate-level grammatical features of the Arabic language, and will be confident in reading and writing the script.
  2. Arabic Conversation Level 3B or equivalent knowledge. 
  3. Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.

Course Description: 

Students in this course will continue to work on refining their knowledge of key grammatical constructs, and will work on developing their knowledge of the language through the study of more advanced concepts and exposure to a variety of Arabic texts. This level builds upon the content covered in previous levels with an emphasis on the application and recognition of grammatical rules and structures in different texts. This is intended to strengthen students’ comprehension of Arabic writing and to consolidate the grammatical skills they need to express themselves in the language.

Topics covered: 

  • Revision of key topics from previous levels
  • Verb Forms I-X
  • Participles – Active + Passive 
  • Conditionals
  • ‘Because’ phrases
  • The imperative

Placement: If you are unsure about your level, email ribaat.arabic@rabata.org 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: 

  • Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic Ed. J.M.Cowan
  • Recommended: Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: A Learner’s Guide by Mohammad T. Alhawary

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.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

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