Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 203 (Level 7)

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 A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course further explores the grammatical structure of the Arabic language and continues to develop your vocabulary skills through various reading, writing and speaking exercises.


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

  1. Recognise the past tense with agreement.
  2. Recognise the root and pattern agreement.
  3. Learn to use the root dictionary.
  4. Learn additional basic expressions.
  5. Increase their vocabulary by an additional 1500 words.
  6. Communicate using simple phrases and sentences to discuss places they’ve been to, or wish to visit.
  7. Write simple sentences and find specific information in simple everyday material.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Daily routine and outings
  • Describing places
  • The Conditionals
  • The comparative
  • Descriptive sentence
  • Verb patterns

Intended Audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Arabic up to 202 or who have completed 145 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 10-11 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.


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

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