Elementary 1 is an intensive 22-hour course for beginners. The content of the course has been designed to help students master the Arabic alphabet at a high pace while building up their vocabulary simultaneously. The course is suitable for prospective travellers to the Arab world, people wanting to interact socially with the Arabic-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas or those who would like to try their hand at learning a new language for enjoyment and cultural insight.
This course will take the students through the entire alphabet while covering general topics such as:
- Exchange of personal information
- Talking about health and well-being
- Engaging in general chit chat
- Talking about family life
- Work / study
- Describing things, people, and places
- Cultural expressions
Grammar is taught in the context of using the language for a specific purpose.