Course Summary

This high-paced intermediary 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 intermediary skills in literary, conversational and everyday language.  Studying Arabic Elementary 5 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 that offer services to Arabic speakers or plan to travel in countries where Arabic is spoken, Arabic Elementary 5 will set you on the path to further develop your knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic as well as introducing you to the Egyptian and/or Levantine dialects.

Course Sessions

Monday, 1st April - 8 classes


Session ID DLV72601C
1 Apr - 27 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$421 / $400 (conc)
Teacher

No class on March 11, 2019

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

• Exchanging information and opinions

• Talking about your personal life

• Engaging in general chit chat

• Talking about distinguished Arab personalities

• Describing countries 

• Discussing job adverts

• Cultural topics

Grammar is gradually introduced as the level increases. 

 

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

• understand intermediate  grammar and build more complex sentences

• engage in meaningful conversations and exchange opinions 

• be able to read a variety of intermediate texts in Arabic (advertisements, articles, biographies)

• be able to produce intermediate 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 should have completed Arabic Elementary 4 or are familiar with reading and writing the Arabic script and are able to engage in intermediate conversation and exchange of information. 

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

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

The Language International Bookshop may have some copies of 2nd Edition but stock will be limited.

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

Suitable for students who have completed Arabic Elementary 4 or students who are familiar with reading and writing the Arabic script and who are able to engage in intermediate conversation and exchange of information. 

Last updated: April 19, 2019 03:42pm