Centre for Continuing Education

Arabic Course 404 (Level 16)

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.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 403 or who have completed 370 hours of recent face to face tuition. This course focuses on providing students with the basic ability to understand the features of the different types and functions of Arabic media.


This course covers the following topics:

• Introduction to the various forms of Arabic media
• Language of the media
• Basic principles of media
• Requirements of media planning
• Effective usage of media


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

Recommended reading

Kendhall, E. (2017). Media Arabic: The Top 1,300 Words for Understanding Media Arabic. United States: Georgetown University Press.
ISBN 10: 1589019121

Elgibali A. & Korica, N. (2014). Media Arabic: A Coursebook for Reading Arabic News (Updated Edition). Egypt: The The American University in Cairo Press.
ISBN 10: 9774166523

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.