- 2 terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week. Each term classes are subject to quorum requirements
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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