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 quickly while building up their vocabulary at the same time. 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.