Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 301 (Level 9)

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 B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course covers Arabic cultural topics and language material including sentence structure, verb derivation and dictionary use, while introducing some intermediate elements of writing.


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

  • recognise negating the past agreement
  • recognise the verbal noun, “Al-masdar,” agreement
  • find the root and the patterns of auxiliary verbs
  • increase your vocabulary by an additional 2000 words
  • employ sentence complements
  • recognise the agreements of the verbal sentence and the verbal-noun sentence
  • exchange information on familiar topics and activities related to your future
  • write a summary of an article written in modern standard Arabic.


This course covers the following topics:

  • my future
  • returning home
  • verb patterns
  • negation
  • conditionals
  • verb noun.

Intended audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Arabic up to 204 or those who have completed 195 hours of recent face-to-face 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 13 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.

What others say.

  • As always, I enjoyed the course because Gina is an excellent teacher and there is real cohesion in the class now. I love learning Arabic.
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