Arabic at SOAS Language Centre
SOAS Language Centre in London operates the largest non-degree Arabic language programme in the UK. It runs over 120 scheduled courses a year for learners, including both full-time and part-time courses.
Studying Arabic at the SOAS Language Centre
In addition, SOAS Language Centre also offers individual tuition or small group tuition tailor-made according to the needs of the clients, be they from the business community, government departments or other institutions.
SOAS Language Centre offers the Certificate and Diploma in Communicative Arabic Language, and is the sole provider of Arabic language teaching qualifications in the UK for teachers of Arabic language.
Each year there are about 1000 registrations on our various Arabic language courses, and we have a team of nearly 20 teachers, all of whom are native speakers of Arabic. SOAS Language Centre regularly offers courses in Modern Standard Arabic, Qur'anic Arabic, Egyptian Colloquial and other dialects to mother-tongue and non mother-tongue speakers.
Certificates and Diplomas
Short Courses in Arabic for 2019 - 2020
10 weeks, 2 hours per week
Modern Standard Arabic
- Accelerated Beginners (4 hours per week)
- Communicative Post-Beginners Level 1
- Upper Intermediate
Other Arabic Courses
- Arabic for Native Speakers
- Arabic Speaking Skills
- Qur'anic Beginners
- Calligraphy (not currently available)
- Egyptian Beginners
- Gulf Beginners
- Maghrebi Beginners (not currently available)
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