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Arabic 1

This course is for complete beginners, or those with limited exposure to Arabic who are unable to read and write the language

What You'll Learn

PRACTICAL SKILLS

  • Arabic alphabet: four of six sets (20 of 28 letters)

  • reading and writing

  • basic conversation

WORD STRUCTURES

  • long vowels, short vowels, shadda and sukuun

  • taa' marbuuta and feminine words

  • nouns: singular and sound plurals (human)

  • case endings (al-i3raab): introduction to the nominative (ar-raf3)

PHRASE SENTENCE STRUCTURES

  • possession: "my" and basic idaafa

  • demonstratives: "this"

  • equational sentences

  • verbs (present tense): live, work and study

VOCABULARY & CONVERSATION TOPICS:

  • greetings and introductions

  • Arabic names

  • subject pronouns: singular

  • question words: who? what? where?

  • vocabulary: family members, occupations and places of work

Prerequisites: None

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Arabic 1 (full level)

Eight one-hour lessons

  $290*

Arabic 1a (1st half)

Four one-hour lessons

  $160

Arabic 1b (2nd half)

Four one-hour lessons

  $160

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*You may register for the full level or only half. Either way, you'll have eight weeks (56 days) to complete your lessons. If you can meet an average of once per week you can save $30 by registering for the full level.