Arabic Grammar Level 2A - Fall 2018

Course Category: Arabic Grammar | Level 2A

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Course Code: ARA G2A

Instructor: Ustadha Liana Reading

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: September 11 - December 18, 2018
Timings: Tuesdays, 10:00 am CST/4:00 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Arabic Level C1B 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: 

  • Demonstratives – اسم الإشارة
  • Reversed khabarالخبر المُقَدَّم
  • Verb Tense Review – مراجعة أزمان الفعل
  • Dual & Feminine Plural Verb Conjugation - تصريف الفعل في صيغة المُثَنّى وجمع المُؤَنَّث
  • Verb Negation – نفي الفعل بما فيه الفعل المضارع المجزوم
  • The Subjunctive – الفعل المضارع المنصوب
  • The Imperative – الفعل الأمر
  • The Masdar and Idafah شرح المصدر والإضافة
  • Application of Rules to Texts – تطبيق القواعد على النصوص

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.

Text: Handouts will be made available throughout the course.

Recommended: Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: A Learner’s Guide by Dr. 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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