Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 204 (Level 8)

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

This course builds upon Arabic courses 101 to 203 and will prepare you for the third year CCE program. Class activities are based on the recommended text to allow easy reference and practice between sessions and to perfect your skills.


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

  • recognise the future agreement
  • negate the future
  • recognise the grammatical markings “al-i'rab” agreement
  • recognise subject-verb agreement
  • discuss additional cultural issues, such as family values, Ramadan or public figures
  • discuss future activities such as planing a trip, promoting a business or a career plan
  • write a paragraph of considerable length that describes public figures, social activities and career plans.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Travelling and meeting people
  • My house
  • The superlative
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Conjunctions
  • Definite and indefinite

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level participants, those who have completed all levels of Arabic up to 203, or those who have completed 170 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 chapter 12 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.

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