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12-week course: £160
The next course starts week commencing 6th January 2020.
This course teaches standard Middle Eastern Arabic, introducing you to written and spoken Arabic. We aim to help you to learn in an informal, comfortable environment.
*Please note, course content will vary depending on course teacher and course book content.
No refunds are given for classes not attended once a course has begun (Courses can be cancelled and refunded up to 5 days before their start)
*Course Content – typical areas of focus are:
Beginner Download example syllabus
Topics: Introductions & nationalities, jobs, clothes, colours, likes & dislikes, places, food.
Grammar: Introduction to Arabic characters and pronunciation, vowels and consonants, verbs, question forms.
Pre-Intermediate Download example syllabus
Topics: Introducing past tense, everyday activities, plurals, making requests, comparisons, comparative and superlative, describing a city, education, business, politics, irregular verbs, media language.
Dr Amal Al-Ayoubi-Pegg
I have been teaching Arabic as a foreign language since 2001. My work has encompassed a wide range of courses: Diploma in Communicative Arabic; Foreign office courses; evening classes both for native and non-native speakers; Levant dialect; and one to one and groups tailored courses. So I have the experience to structure a course and create new materials according to the needs and aims of the learner. I enjoy bringing cultural elements like literary extracts or songs into the very basic level. Teaching obviously requires versatility, but patience seems particularly important when teaching Arabic and my students have always seemed to appreciate my possession of it; hopefully this helps to ensure an enjoyable experience for those taking on the challenge of learning a new language.