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

LevelUnitsCourse 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 28 to 14

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

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Beginners 31 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 29,10, 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 312,13,14

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 115,16,17

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 218, 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 31 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 13 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 25 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 37 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 19 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 21Brustad, 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 32Brustad, 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 13Brustad, 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 24Brustad, 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 35Brustad, 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 16Brustad, 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 27Brustad, 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 38Brustad, 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 19Brustad, 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 210Brustad, 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

LanguageLevelCourse materials
Egyptian ArabicBeginners 1

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

Plus extra supporting material

Egyptian ArabicBeginners 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 ArabicElementary & 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 ArabicPre-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 ArabicAdvanced & Proficiency

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

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine ArabicBeginners

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

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine ArabicElementary

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

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine ArabicPre-Intermediate & Upper Intermediate

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

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine ArabicAdvanced & ProficiencyMaterials specially created by SOAS teachers
Qur'anic ArabicBeginners Materials provided by the teacher
Qur'anic ArabicElementary Materials provided by the teacher
Maghrebi ArabicBeginners 1Materials specially created by SOAS teachers
Gulf ArabicBeginners 1Materials specially created by SOAS teachers
Arabic for Native SpeakersElementary 1, 2 & 3

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

Arabic for Native SpeakersPre-Intermediate 1 & 2

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

Arabic for Native SpeakersPre-Intermediate 3

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

Arabic for Native Speakers Intermediate 1, 2 & 3

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

Arabic Speaking SkillsAdvancedMaterials specially created by SOAS teachers

Modern Standard Arabic - accelerated courses

MSA Accelerated Beginners 1 + 21 to 14

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

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated Beginners 3 + Elementary 11 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 & 39 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