Course Summary

Arabic is the second most used written script in the world.  The language is spoken by more than 300 million people in more than 22 countries.  Arabic Elementary 3 provides a vibrant and dynamic context for the study of Arabic.  


This high-paced elementary course has been designed to help students master modern standard Arabic through a systematic approach as presented in the book series Al-Kitaab fii Ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya. It aims to provide learners with basic skills in literary, conversational, as well as everyday language.


Studying Arabic Elementary 3 will provide an insight into a rich culture.  Whether you wish to establish business connections with Arabic-speaking countries, work in health or community centres which offer services to Arabic speakers or plan to travel in countries where Arabic is spoken, Arabic Elementary 3 will set you on the path to acquiring a basic knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic as well as introducing you to the Egyptian and/or Levantine dialects.

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 28th June - 9 classes

Session ID DLAU3201C
28 Jun - 23 Aug 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)

This course will take the students through a range of general topics such as:


  • Exchange of information and opinions
  • Talking about the weather
  • Engaging in general chit chat
  • Talking about hobbies
  • Work / study
  • Discussing plans and schedules
  • Cultural expressions

Grammar is gradually introduced as the level increases.

By the end of this course the student will be able to:


  • understand basic grammar and build meaningful sentences
  • engage in basic conversations and exchange opinions
  • be able to read a variety of simple texts in Arabic (advertisements, descriptions, biographies)
  • be able to produce simple texts in Arabic
  • have more knowledge about cultural and social customs in the Arab world
  • have more knowledge of selected Arab countries and cities

Students who have completed Arabic Elementary 2 or students who are familiar with reading and writing the Arabic script and who are able to engage in simple conversation and exchange of information.

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS*** If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at***

Link to purchase the book:

Brustad K., Al-Batal M. & Al-Tonsi A. (2004). Al-Kitaab fii Ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya with DVDs: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part One Second Edition (Arabic Edition). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press. ISBN-13: 978-1589011045 / ISBN-10: 158901104X

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with internet connection and a webcam.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

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Last updated: May 20, 2022 04:41pm