Arabic course materials

SOAS Language Centre Arabic courses materials

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop, email: bookshop@soas.ac.uk or any other source you can find.

Material covered in all Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses

Level

Units

Course materials

MSA Beginners 1

 1 to 8

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic 1. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Beginners 2

8 to 14

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic 1. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Beginners 3

1 to 5

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Elementary 1

6, 7, 8

 

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Elementary 2

9,10, 11

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Elementary 3

12,13,14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Pre-Intermediate 1

15,16,17

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Pre-Intermediate 2

18, 19, 20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Pre-Intermediate 3

1 and 2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Intermediate 1

3 and 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Intermediate 2

5 and 6

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Intermediate 3

7 and 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Upper Intermediate 1

9 and 10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Upper Intermediate 2

1

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Upper Intermediate 3

2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Pre-Advanced 1

3

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Pre-Advanced 2

4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Pre-Advanced 3

5

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Advanced 1

6

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Advanced 2

7

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Advanced 3

8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Proficiency 1

9

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Proficiency 2

10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Three. Washington.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Three via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus media and supplementary materials

MSA Proficiency 3

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA Proficiency Continuers

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Material covered in other Arabic courses

Language

Level

Course materials

Egyptian Arabic

Beginners 1

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar: Colloquial Arabic of Egypt: The Complete Course for Beginners. Routledge: 3rd Edition, 2015

Plus extra supporting material

Egyptian Arabic

Beginners 2 & 3

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar: Colloquial Arabic of Egypt: The Complete Course for Beginners. Routledge: 3rd Edition, 2015

Plus extra supporting material

Egyptian Arabic

Elementary & Intermediate, 1, 2 & 3

Louis, Samia, and A Soliman. Kallimni Arabi: An Intermediate Course in Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Egyptian Arabic

Pre-Intermediate & Upper Intermediate

Louis, Samia, and Nessim Guirges. Kallimni 'Arabi Aktar: An Upper Intermediate Course In Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Cairo [u.a.]: American Univ. in Cairo Press, 2008. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Egyptian Arabic

Advanced & Proficiency

Tonsi, Abbas, and Heba Salem. Umm Al-Dunya. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2012. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine Arabic

Beginners

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

Levantine Arabic Elementary

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

Levantine Arabic

Pre-Intermediate & Upper Intermediate

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

Levantine Arabic

Advanced & Proficiency

Materials specially created by SOAS teachers.

Qur'anic Arabic

Beginners 

Materials provided by the teacher

Qur'anic Arabic

Elementary 

Materials provided by the teacher

Maghrebi Arabic

Beginners 1

Materials specially created by SOAS teachers.

Gulf Arabic

Beginners 1

Materials specially created by SOAS teachers.

Arabic for Native Speakers

Elementary 1, 2 & 3

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

Plus extra supporting material

Arabic for Native Speakers 

Intermediate 1, 2 & 3

Brustad, Kristen, et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part One. 2nd ed.

Plus extra supporting material

Modern Standard Arabic - accelerated courses

MSA Accelerated Beginners 1 + 2

1 to 14

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print. Units 1-14

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated Beginners 3 + Elementary 1

1 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated Elementary 2 & 3

9 to 14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated

Pre-Intermediate 1 & Pre-Intermediate 2

15 to 20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Part One. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated

Pre-Intermediate 3 & Intermediate 1

1 to 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated

Intermediate 2 & 3

5 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Part Two. 2nd ed.
Online audio and video materials replacing the CD/DVD: Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition via Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program

Plus extra supporting material

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