Arabic Grammar Level 4B - Spring 2019

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Click here to view a short segment of this course: 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 25 - May 3, 2019
Timings: Fridays, 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: Part A of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part B is offered in the Spring. 


  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Arabic Grammar Level 4A or equivalent knowledge. 
  3. Arabic Conversation Level 3B or equivalent knowledge. The two courses may also be taken simultaneously.
  4. Students enrolling in this level should 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.


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

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


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.

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)

Auditing is not available for the Arabic Program.

Text: The following reference materials are recommended for use during this course but not required.

Recommended: 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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