What is the course about?
To enable students to converse in basic everyday situations in Arabic and to consolidate their knowledge of the written form of the language.
What will we cover?
The course will revise Year 1 Arabic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills focusing on sentence structures, verbal and non-verbal sentences, past and present verbs, describing people and places, shopping, using numbers and colours, eating and drinking.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Talk about yourself and others
• Write and compare about past and present events
• Describe people and places
• Use of numbers in different situations
• Role play a shopping trip
• Give and ask for directions
• Role play a restaurant scenario
• Use the future
• Read basic sentences and write in Arabic.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
For students who have studied Arabic before at beginners' level modules 1, 2 or 3 and who wish to revise and refresh their Arabic before the next level begins in September.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The communicative method will be used. Students can expect to be using audio, visual and interactive resources. Students will be expected to participate in role play scenarios, pair work and group work.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Tutor own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Arabic 2 lower module 1 in September. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details