- One-year course with 3 terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week
SOAS Language Centre
Arabic (Qur'anic) Beginners Course
2016 Entry requirements
- Fees and funding
Mode of Attendance: Part-time
The course aims to familiarise students with the basic structures of Classical Arabic and to help the students in the comprehension of the language of the Qur'an. Emphasis is placed on reading and writing skills. Prior knowledge of the Arabic writing system is essential.
The course is taught in English and Arabic and includes coverage of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and a good balance between understanding the systems of Arabic grammar and vocabulary, developing the skills of comprehending and producing Arabic in speech and writing, guided practice in language usage and use and authentic communicative activities. Class size is limited to fifteen to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.
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Classes will be held at the Bloomsbury or Kings Cross Campus of SOAS in central London on one evening a week or Saturday daytime. Participants receive 20 hours of language tuition over each ten-week period (with additional weeks where public holidays displace a class session).
Fees and funding
Course fees quoted are per term of 10 weeks.