Music of the Arab world
Time: 18:15 - 20:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
You will be introduced to popular music of the Arab world, and learn to sing a song with tune and rhythm from
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?
This is a chance to explore some Arabic songs from different countries and with different musical styles.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Have a greater appreciation of the music and songs explored.
- Enjoy the practical experience of singing a traditional song.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
No formal skills are necessary; the course is suitable for beginners but will also offer insight and challenge for those who understand Arabic.
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?
Music recording and handouts will be provided. But you can bring your instrument if you are able to play by ear.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Arabic courses at various levels-please ask your tutor.