Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 104 (Level 4)

Arabic. Learn Arabic with us.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.

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

This Arabic course builds on the previous three levels and will prepare you for the second year CCE Arabic program. Class activities are based around the recommended text for easy reference and practice between sessions.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise the present tense agreement
  • recognise the object pronoun agreement
  • recognise verb stems and some of their patterns
  • recognise the days of the week
  • recognise the structure of the noun and verbal sentence
  • increase your vocabulary by an additional 1000 words
  • write a short paragraph about the weather, a city and an occupation.


This course covers the following topics:

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

Intended audience

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

Delivery style

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 and 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 five days prior to commencement.

Suggested textbook suppliers


Language Book Centre

Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please note

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


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

Apply for the language repeat discount.

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