NEW 3-month Level 1 Arabic Courses (Online)
Our Level 1 Arabic programme is perfect for those who would like to learn the Arabic Language in an intensive manner and at a level comparable to that taught at most British universities. Our three month course covers the equivalent of the first year of an Arabic language degree.
The Level 1 course is a three months programme with one lesson per week. students can either attend morning classes from 10am-12:30pm in person in Camden Town, London or they can attend evening classes from 6:30pm-9:00pm on-line via Zoom.
By the end of a Level 1 course, students should:
Be able read classical texts like the Qur’an and understand up to 70% of it.
Have a good understanding of all the common areas of Arabic grammar.
Be capable of reading, writing, and speaking using up to a thousand individual Arabic words.
Be capable of basic conversation in common situations.
Be familiar with the ten forms of the Arabic verb and be capable of using a traditional Arabic dictionary by identifying the trilateral or quadrilateral roots of Arabic words.
Have a deeper insight and appreciation for general grammatical concepts.
12 weekly classes
Digital course materials
One-to-one sessions with the instructor to review completed homework.
A certificate of completion (subject to completing 80% of homework and sitting final exam).
For this course, students are expected to:
attend all weekly classes.
dedicate around 5 hours of individual learning at home on a weekly basis, which will mostly comprise of written translations.
Although it is possible to do this course as a complete beginner to Arabic, this course is suited best for students who are familiar with the Arabic script.
January 2023 Courses
Morning Course (in person at Camden Town, London):
10am-12:30pm, starting on Tuesday 10th January 2023
Evening Course (on-line via Zoom):
6:30pm-9:00pm, starting on Tuesday 10th January 2023
Course Fee: £749.00 (concessions available based on individual circumstances).
Full instructions, including on-line log-in details will be provided upon enrolment.
Full terms and conditions, including refund policy, can be found here.
NEW Classical Arabic Literature courses (Online)
Classical Arabic Literature
Our more advanced Arabic courses introduces students to classical Arabic literature, including the Quran, Hadith literature, and works of classical scholars such as Al-Ghazali, Ibn Qayyim, Al-Tahawi, An-Nawawi, Ibn Al-Muqaffa, and Al-Jahiz.
The aim of these courses is to introduce students to primary texts to help them develop the confidence to pursue further reading of similar works on their own.
We have various courses within our Classical Arabic Literature programme which are taught at different times of the year. They are all presented at a similar level and format. For the upcoming term, the following courses will be taught:
Evening Course (on-line):
Classical Arabic Literature - Al-Ghazali's 'Ayyuhal Walad'
6:30pm-9pm, starting on Wednesday 11th January 2023.
Morning Course (on-line):
Classical Arabic Literature - Qur'an: Surat al-Baqara
10am-12:30pm, starting on Friday 14th January 2023
As a prerequisite for these courses, students need to have completed our Level 1 course or to demonstrate a comprehension of Arabic at an equivalent level.
Course Fee: £499 (concessions available based on individual circumstances)
Full instructions, including on-line log-in details will be provided on enrolment.