Arabic 1 intensive: a journey for beginners in summer
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LBA05
Duration: 5 sessions
What is the course about?
To provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of spoken Arabic. To provide students with the ability to understand simple conversational Arabic and with the confidence to speak and respond in an appropriate way.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Introducing yourself; food and drink; shopping; numbers; the time; directions.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Basic greetings
- Letters of the alphabet
- Introduce yourself
- Use numbers up to 10
- Ask for food/drinks
- Public places
- Give/ask for the time
- Ask for simple directions
- Converse in Arabic using simple structures.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Beginner's course - no previous knowledge required.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Communicative/direct method approach, with the emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills. Methods include question and answer, pair practice, group and whole class work and role-play.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Arabic beginners: module 1 in September or January. However, you will be revising some of the work already covered in this introductory course.Please enrol as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.