### Arabic Grammar Level 1B - Spring 2019

Course Category: Arabic | Level 1 Course

Course Code: ARA G1B

Instructor: Anse Saimah Asghar

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 26 - May 4, 2019
Timings: Saturdays, 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm GMT

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.

Prerequisites

1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
2. Arabic Grammar Level 1A or equivalent knowledge.
3. 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.

Summary:

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

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.

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.

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: Handouts will be provided with the course, no textbook is needed for this course.

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org