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Level 1 (in person and on-line)



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 month programme with one lesson per week. Students can attend either the morning course (10am-12:30pm) in person (at Camden Town, London) or the evening course (6:30pm-9:00pm) on-line via Zoom. 


By the end of a Level 1 course, students should: 

  • Be able read a classical text 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 general 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 insight and appreciation for English grammatical concepts.

What’s included:

  • 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

Morning Course (in person at Camden Town, London):

10am-12:30pm, starting on Tuesday 10th January 2023
Evening Course (on-line via Zoom):

6:00pm-8:30pm starting on Tuesday 10th January 2023


Course Fee: £749.00 (concessions available based on individual circumstances).

Full instructions will be provided upon enrolment.

Full terms and conditions, including refund policy, can be found here.

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