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Arabic Textbooks for Scheduled Courses

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk

Material covered in all Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses:

Level

Units

Course Materials

Beginners 1

 1 to 8

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Beginners 2

9 to 15

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Beginners 3

1 to 5

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 1

6, 7, 8

 

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 2

9,10, 11

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 3

12,13,14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 1

15,16,17

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 2

18, 19, 20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, With DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 3

1 and 2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Intermediate 1

3 and 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.Plus  extra supporting material

Intermediate 2

5 and 6

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

New levels are being introduces to benchmark with the CEFR; the syllabuses for some levels are being revised. This will not affect current higher levels, i.e. Pre-Advanced onward.

Pre-Advanced 3

7 and 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

Advanced 1

9 and 10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting materials

Advanced 2

 1 + media

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra media materials

Advanced 3

 2 + media

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra media materials

Proficiency 1

 3 + media

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra media materials

Proficiency 2

 4 + media

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra media materials

Proficiency 3

 5 + media

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra media materials

Modern Standard Arabic for Native Speakers

Level

Materials
Elementary 1,2,3

Brustad, Kristen, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and ʻAbbās Tūnisī. Al-Kitaab Fii Taʻallum Al-ʻarabiyya, Part One. 3rd Edition. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011. Print.

Plus materials provided by the teacher

Intermediate 1,2,3

Brustad, Kristen, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and ʻAbbās Tūnisī. Al-Kitaab Fii Taʻallum Al-ʻarabiyya, Part Two. 3rd Edition. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011. Print.

Plus materials provided by the teacher

Modern Standard Arabic - Accelerated Courses

Levels

Units

Course Materials

Accelerated Beginners 1 + Beginners 2

1 to 14

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Accelerated Beginners 3 + Elementary 1

1 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, With DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington,

D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Accelerated Elementary 2 +  Elementary 3

9 to 14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, With DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Accelerated Pre-intermediate 1 + Pre-intermediate 2

15 to 20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, With DVD, Part One.2nd ed.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Accelerated Pre-intermediate 3 + Intermediate 1

1 to 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

Accelerated Intermediate 2 + Intermediate 3

5 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

Intensives (Easter or Summer)

MSA

Summer/Easter

Intensive Beginners

20 hours

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Summer/Easter

Intensive Elementary

20 hours

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Material covered in all other courses:

Level

Levantine Arabic Materials

Beginners

SOAS Language Centre Material

Elementary to Pre-Advanced

Liddicoat, Mary-Jane, Richard Lennane, and Iman Abdul Rahim. Syrian Colloquial Arabic. Griffith, A.C.T.: M. Liddicoat & R. Lennane, 1999. Print.

Plus extra supporting material.

Level

Egyptian Arabic Materials

Beginners

Materials are specially created by SOAS teachers. Once the class is confirmed, registered students will be sent a link to access an online file of specially prepared materials that they will be able to download and print for themselves before each class.

Level

Gulf Arabic Materials

Beginners

Materials are specially created by SOAS teachers. Once the class is confirmed, registered students will be sent a link to access an online file of specially prepared materials that they will be able to download and print for themselves before each class.

Level

Maghrebi Arabic Materials

Beginners

Materials are specially created by SOAS teachers. Once the class is confirmed, registered students will be sent a link to access an online file of specially prepared materials that they will be able to download and print for themselves before each class.

Level

Qur'anic Arabic Materials

Beginners

Hamid, Abdul Wahid. Access To Qur'anic Arabic. London: MELS Muslim Education & Literary Services, 2003. Print.

Plus materials provided by the teacher