Arabic Grammar Level 4A - Fall 2018

Course Category: Arabic  Grammar| Level 4A

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Course Code: ARA G4A

Instructor: Anse Anna-Maria Ramzy

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: September 14 - December 21, 2018
Timings: Fridays 12:00 noon CST/6:00 pm GMT

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended for Arabic courses to achieve full benefit and required for conversation courses. 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.


  • Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.
  • Students enrolling in this level will have a firm grasp of foundational and intermediate-level grammatical features of the Arabic language (level 3B or equivalent), and will be confident in reading and writing the script.

Course Description: Students in 4A will work on refining their knowledge of key grammatical constructs, and will increase their grammatical knowledge through study of more advanced concepts and exposure to a variety of Arabic texts. This level builds upon the content covered in Levels 1, 2 and 3 and takes students into the world of more advanced Arabic grammar skills. By including a greater focus on application of skills through reading, the aim at this level is to strengthen students’ comprehension of Arabic writing, and to consolidate the grammatical skills they need to express themselves in the language.

Topics covered: 

  • Verb Forms V, VI, VII
  • Definite and indefinite relative pronouns
  • Connectives
  • Quantifiers
  • Conjugation of weak roots in the jussive mood
  • Conjugation of doubled roots

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.


  • 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.


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Registration Fees: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • $20.00 late registration fee after September 5th (if seats are available)
  • Auditing is not available for the Arabic Program.


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