Arabic through culture for beginners: module 2

Course Dates: 24/04/20 - 03/07/20
Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Alaa Sonjoq

Suitable for complete beginners. This course is similar to other Arabic beginners module 2 courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!

Description

What is the course about?

Learning Arabic through practical & cultural activities.

What will we cover?

Musical instruments, neighbouring countries' cultural influence, musicians, successful Arab people from around the world.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Converse in Arabic using simple structures

- Identify and talk about music & successful Arab people around the world.

-Talk about countries, people and nationalities

- Use numbers

- Use cultural expressions in a variety of contexts

- Write simple sentences using the Arabic script.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed Arabic 1: module 1, or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material such as native speakers, music, interviews, and YouTube.
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

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?

Arabic 1: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.

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A very enjoyable and relaxed course despite the subject being so challenging.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 10/03/2019)
Yes I would recommend this course
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 09/03/2019)
It’s a great course for complete beginner
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Book your place

Course Code: LA127

Fri, day, 24 Apr - 03 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £151.00
Concession: £115.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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