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Summer 1-2020 - Arabic Grammar Level 1A

Course Category: Arabic | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment with this instructor: Arabic Grammar Level 1A with Anse Saimah Asghar

Course Code: ARA 101

InstructorAnse Saimah Asghar

Duration: 5 weeks

Course Dates: June 1 - July 2, 2020

Days: Monday & Thursday

Time: 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm UK

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.


  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • ARA 100 or equivalent knowledge.
  • Students enrolling in this course should have a cursory knowledge of the names, shapes and sounds of Arabic letters, as well as the ability to read and write the Arabic script. An understanding of grammar or any vocabulary is not a prerequisite for this stage.
  • Summary: The course is designed to equip students with knowledge of foundational grammar constructs to develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the Arabic language. This will enable them to begin to access a variety of texts, from Quran and Hadith to modern newspaper articles and literary texts. The specially designed grammar curriculum, in coordination with the conversation course, gives students both the ability to comprehend a range of basic vocabulary and identify and utilize an increasingly broad array of grammatical structures, setting them firmly on the path for future learning and development of these skills.

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    Placement: New students in the Arabic program are required to submit a placement test to be placed at the correct level. The placement test can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. 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 online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and review and sit for a final exam.

    Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

    Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until August 31st, 2020.

    $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

    Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

    Text: Handouts will be provided throughout the course.


    For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

    Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:


    Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

    Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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