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Arabic Online: Summer Intensive

First Day of Classes: June 1, 2021 | Last Day of Classes: August 13, 2021 | Eid Ul-Adha Break: July 19- July 23, 2021

Arabic Online: Summer Intensive was built to provide an accessible way for students to learn the Arabic language via dynamic interactive lessons. The program brings live in-class instruction with some of the top Arabic teachers in the world. You will be able to study Arabic directly in the comfort of your home.

Program Details

The ten-week summer Arabic intensive for beginners focuses on giving students the foundational requirements for successful progression through the language. Classes will be held five days a week for two hours and thirty minutes a day. This intensive program gives students 150 academic hours of in-class, live instruction with one of our world-class instructors. The beginner's intensive gives you the tools necessary to successfully and fruitfully journey through the Arabic language.

The Intermediate and Advanced classes build on a student’s past language skills to reinforce and solidify their Arabic proficiency using the various language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

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Curriculum Details

Objectives

This level concentrates on:

  • Learning the Arabic alphabet
  • Understanding the basics of listening, reading, and writing simple sentences
  • Learning basic vocabulary words and common phrases
  • Developing the ability to communicate common personal information such as introducing one’s self, family, and occupation.
  • Exposing the student to fundamental grammar rules through written texts

Objectives

This level concentrates on:

  • Topics pertaining to daily life
  • Introducing one’s self, education, field of study, and languages spoken
  • Introducing one’s family, friends, and their occupation
  • Studying daily routines, time, types of fruits, vegetables, and how to prepare food
  • Being able to describe one’s home, life within it, and giving directions
  • Exposing the student to common grammar rules through written texts

Objectives

This level concentrates on developing the skill to:

  • Describe one’s memories, daily life in detail and past events
  • Describe the places that surround those memories and events
  • Describe one’s travels and daily activities
  • Compare simple things and plan for them
  • Discuss topics related to weather, shopping, colors, and clothing
  • Discuss topics related to health and sickness
  • Read about the lives of scholars
  • Utilize the Arabic dictionary
  • Understand common grammar rules through written text

Objectives

This level concentrates on:

  • Studying topics pertaining to scholarly figures, education systems, historic schools of knowledge, and psychology
  • Studying descriptions of historical places, ancient hospitals, special occasions, and parties
  • Developing comfort in narrating stories in past, present and future tenses
  • Studying Arabic grammar rules as they pertain to these topics

Objectives

This level concentrates on:

  • Studying topics pertaining to Islamic and modern art
  • Studying selected topics in journalism, world news, and technology
  • Studying historical journeys such as the travels of Ibn Battuta and others
  • Being able to list, describe and compare between selected topics and ideas.
  • Studying Arabic grammar rules as they pertain to these studies

Objectives

This level is split into two parts: ancient studies and journalism, issues, and literature.

The study of ancient studies concentrates on:

  • Studying ancient texts from well known scholars in the Islamic world such as Imam Al-Ghazali and Al- Nawawi, Al-Razi, Ibn Khaldun, Ibn Jama’ah, and others
  • Studying topics pertaining to society, tafsir, modern stories, education, and more

The study of journalism, contemporary issues, and literature concentrates on:

  • Studying some contemporary literature by well known authors
  • Literary analysis of stories and their significance
  • Studying journalism language in breaking news

Objectives

This level is split into two parts: ancient studies and journalism, contemporary issues, and literature.

Ancient studies concentrates on:

  • Studying complicated ancient Islamic texts and analyzing them in depth
  • Selected readings the Tafsir of Al-Baydawi and Tafsir of Al-Razi
  • Selected readings from Fath- Al-Bari and Ihyaa Ulum Al-Deen

The study of journalism, issues, and literature concentrates on:

  • Studying some contemporary literature by well known authors
  • Literary Analysis of news stories and their significance
  • Delving deep into the studies of Arabic rhetoric