Arabic Regional Dialects-The Levant
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Please note that this is one of a series of workshops:
LAW001 7th Nov-Egypt
LAW002 14th Nov-The Levant
LAW003 21st Nov-The Gulf
LAW004 28th Nov-Sudan
LAW005 5th Dec-Morocco and
LAW1111 1st Nov -Arabic writing for beginners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LAW002
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
The course will also provide you with the needed cultural awareness and competences that will help you to demonstrate respect and appreciation. It includes high-frequency vocabulary and phrases likely to be heard in different regions where Arabic is spoken. Each week will focus on a different dialect and will be taught by a different tutor each week who speaks the relevant dialect from these countries/ regions:
14th Nov-The Levant
21st Nov-The Gulf
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?
Amongst the topics covered will be:
Greetings and simple courtesies
Talking about your family
Making small talk
Asking for directions
At the grocer
A day in my life
Food and drinks.
At the pharmacy
Buying a ticket.
Some commonly used expressions.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Understand the differences between Modern Standard Arabic and the Arabic spoken in different regions and be able to be able to use the dialect words and phrases in conversations.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable if you have studied Arabic for a year or have an equivalent level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LAW003 Arabic Regional Dialects-The Gulf.