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Arabic Online

Program Dates: January 11, 2021 - March 28, 2021

Arabic Online 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

Utilizing the incredible teaching staff that launched the Suhba Fellowship Arabic program, Arabic Online focuses on providing Foundational, Intermediate and Advanced Language instruction. The program mixes classical and modern Arabic language instruction focusing on language comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.

FULL-TIME:
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2 hours per day 5 days a week

PART-TIME:
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2 hours per day 2 days a week

Over forty years of combined experience in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers

Small class sizes (8 students maximum)

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Teachers

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