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Summer 2-2020 - Arabic Grammar Level 1B

Course Category: Arabic | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Arabic Grammar Level 1B

Course Code: ARA 102

InstructorUstadha Malak Bokhari

Duration: 5 weeks

Course Dates: July 20 - August 20, 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.


  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

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 mid term and 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