Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 104 (Level 4)

Arabic. Learn Arabic with us.

If you want to learn to speak Arabic, our Arabic classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Arabic language and culture. Learn Arabic the smart way with Arabic courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This level builds upon the previous three terms of work and prepares you for the second year program. Class activities are based around the recommended text, to allow easy reference and practice between sessions to perfect your skills.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognise the present tense agreement.
  2. Recognise the object pronoun agreement.
  3. Recognise verb stems and some of their patterns.
  4. Recognise the days of the week.
  5. Recognise the structure of the noun and verbal sentence.
  6. Increase their vocabulary by an additional 1000 words.
  7. Write a short paragraph that informs about weather, city and occupation.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • The city
  • The weather
  • Occupations
  • Noun-adjective phrases
  • Adverbs
  • The demonstratives

Intended Audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Arabic up to 103 or who have completed 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery Style

This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed Text

Al-Kitaab Fii Ta Callum Al-cArabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic: Part One (3rd Edition) by Abbas Al-Tonsi, Kristen Brustad & Mahmoud Al-Batal, Georgetown University Press, ISBN: 9781589017368.

Based on Chapters 4-5 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings. Additional supplementary resources will also be provided to cover general topics.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.