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Pre-beginners

Course Description

This course, originally designed for adults by King Saud University, Riyadh, develops Arabic reading and writing skills gradually and logically without requiring the learner to memorize all 28 letters of the alphabet plus their 112 variations before learning to read and write. It has been modified with English explanations and presentations to further simplify the learning process for adult English speakers.

ARB 100 (Reading and Writing) is a noncredit and optional course for those who do not know how to read and write Arabic script.


I. Objectives

  • To enable the student read and write Arabic.

II. Textbooks :

A. Required Text:

  • Bilal Philips, Arabic Reading and Writing Made Easy

III. Fees: 

Course fee of ARB 100 will be applicable according to the sliding scale below for the students of the Intensive Arabic Program. 

a. Very High Human Development Country : $75 USD

b. High Human Development Country : $50 USD

c. Medium Human Development Country : $40 USD

d. Low Human Development Country : $30 USD

 IV. Registration

Procedure to register and enroll in ARB 100 course:

  • Once you have paid for the course, you will be enrolled into the course automatically.

 

 

 




First Semester

Course Description

 

Arabic Grammar Level 1 introduces students to Arabic grammar in a unique way based on the frequency of vocabulary usage. Level 1 focuses completely on the major nominal grammatical constructions. Its lessons are taught using English as the medium of instruction in order to give the student a basic understanding of Arabic grammar from an English grammatical perspective.

I. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  •      Bilal Philips, Arabic Grammar made easy (Book One)

 
 

 

Course Description

Arabic Grammar Level 2 develops knowledge of Arabic grammar in a unique way based on the frequency of vocabulary usage. Level 2 focuses mainly on the morphology of verbs in the perfect tense and their grammatical constructions. Its lessons are taught using English as the medium of instruction in order to further develop the student's basic understanding of Arabic grammar from an English grammatical perspective.

I. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  •  Bilal Philips, Arabic Grammar made easy (Book One)

B. Supplementary Text:

  • Slideshow Presentation



Second Semester

Course Description

In this course the student is provided with an excellent introduction to grammar rules, grammatical analysis, morphology, vocabulary and expressions.

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • To teach grammar rules
  • To equip student with the skill of analyzing the text.
  • To enrich student's vocabulary
  • To enhance student's language skills-hearing, speaking, reading and writing
  • To develop skills to communicate with Arabic speakers by writing and speaking
  • To create awareness regarding the aspects of Islamic culture

II. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • Madinah Arabic - Book 2

Course Description

The first half of Book 3 of Madinah Arabic is being used for the 2nd semester. Here, there is the continuation of Arabic grammar with analysis of verbs, past and present. A whole new array of vocabulary is introduced and the student is encouraged to write and speak as the course proceeds. One main feature is the topic of Morphology, where the student learns the formation of words from verbs.

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • To enhance the ability of the student to understand verbs and their structures
  • To give the student the formative rules of morphology, which opens a wider vista of the Arabic Language.
  • To introduce the new grammar rules to the student.
  • To make student feel equipped, confident and more comfortable in dealing with Arabic language.

II. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • Madinah Arabic - Book 3



Third Semester

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the study of the morphology of verbs utilizing book 3 of the Madinah Syllabus.

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • To enhance the ability of the student to understand verbs and their structures
  • To give the student the formative rules of morphology, which opens a wider vista of the Arabic Language.
  • To introduce the new grammar rules to the student.
  • To make student feel equipped, confident and more comfortable in dealing with Arabic language.

II. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • Madinah Arabic - Book 3

Course Description

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • The knowledge/study of the most important legacy books of grammar.
  • The knowledge/study of some of the classical - scholars of grammar - OR - grammarians.
  • Manner of understanding grammatical texts written in the Arabic language properly
  • Correct/sound aloud reading/recitation of Arabic grammatical texts
  • Appointment of the Arabic grammar in understanding the Noble Quran.
  • To study about the most important schools of Arabic grammar.
  • Knowing the most important signs which distinguishes the noun, verb and the particle.
  • The learning of the different types of inflection.
  • Knowing of the difference between the triptotical [fully inflected] nouns and the diptote nouns.

II. CLASS CONTENT 

  • Introduction about the author and the meaning of the book's name.
  • The subject of Arabic Grammar and the benefits of studying it
  • Introduction Of Nahw
    1. Lexical and Terminological meaning
    2. Kind of Nahw between the Arabic Sciences
    3. The injunction of the Islamic law of studying Nawh
  • Study of Al- Kalam
    1. Definition, lexical and terminological meaning
    2. The main conditions of Arabic Speech
    3. General questions of Al-Kalam
  • Parts of Speech
    1. The noun: Definition, lexical and terminological meaning
    2. The verb: Lexical and terminological meaning, kinds of verb and meaning of each
    3. The Particle: Lexical and terminological meaning
    4. General Questions
  • Signs of the Noun
  • Signs of the Verbs
  • Signs of the Particles
  • Inflection (baabul A'raab): Lexical and terminological meaning, kinds of change in inflection
  • General Questions regarding
    1. With shortened ending
    2. With curtailed ending
  • Knowledge about the signs of inflection
  • Diptote noun or Not fully inflected noun: Kinds and Cases

III. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • At-Tuhfatu Assaniyyatu bisharhi Almuqaddimati Al-ajroomiyah by Dr. Mohammad Mohyy Al Deen Abd AlHameed



Fourth Semester

 Course Description

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • The knowledge/study of the most important legacy books of grammar.

  • The knowledge/study of some of the classical - scholars of grammar - OR - grammarians.

  • Manner of understanding grammatical texts written in the Arabic language properly

  • Correct/sound aloud reading/recitation of Arabic grammatical texts

  • Appointment of the Arabic grammar in understanding the Noble Quran.

  • To study about the most important schools of Arabic grammar.

  • To study all the signs of the various I’raab.

  • To study verbs in all of its tenses and its various conditions.  

  • To do an in depth study of  the various nominative nouns

II. CLASS CONTENT 

  • Continuation of signs of I’raab

    1. Continuation of diptote nouns ,& signs of Jazm

    2. Case endings  with  vowels & case endings with letters 

 

  • Verbs

    1. past tense & command verb

    2. Present tense verb & its  accusatives 

    3. Jussives of the present tense verb 

    4. Conditional sentences &  nominative nouns

 

  • Nominative nouns

    1. Definition, lexical and terminological meaning

    2. The subject of the verbal sentence-clear & pronoun subject

    3. The substitute of the subject

    4.  The subject & predicate of the nominal sentence

    5. The noun of the verb    كان   

    6. The predicate of إِنَّ

    7. The noun and predicate of the verb ظَنَّ

    8. The followers of the nominative noun

 

III. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • At-Tuhfatu Assaniyyatu bisharhi Almuqaddimati Al-ajroomiyah by Dr. Mohammad Mohyy Al Deen Abd AlHameed

 

Course Description

I. OBJECTIVES 

  • The knowledge/study one of the most important books of grammar.
  • The knowledge/study of some of the classical - scholars of grammar - OR - grammarians.
  • Manner of understanding grammatical texts written in the Arabic language properly
  • Correct/sound aloud reading/recitation of Arabic grammatical texts
  • Appointment of the Arabic grammar in understanding the Noble Quran.
  • To study about the most important schools of Arabic grammar.
  • To study all the signs of the various I’raab.
  • To do an in depth study of  the various nominative nouns
  • To do an in depth study of  the various accusative nouns
  • To do an in depth study of  the various genitive nouns

 

II. CLASS CONTENT 

  • Continuation of nominative nouns
    1. Continuation of the followers of the nominative noun- the adjectival phrase  
    2. The definite noun and its various types
    3. The indefinite noun and its types
    4. Continuation of the followers of the nominative noun- conjunctions
  • The particles of conjunction
    1. Continuation of the followers of the nominative noun- corroborative noun  
  • Types of the corroborative noun
    1. Continuation of the followers of the nominative noun- substitute noun
  • Types of the substitute noun
  • Accusative nouns  
    1. Definition, lexical and terminological meaning
    2. The direct object
    3. The infinitive or absolute object
  • Types of the absolute object
    1. The time and space qualifiers
    2. The circumstantial qualifier
  • The conditions of the circumstantial qualifier
    1. The specifying element
    2. The specifying element
  • The conditions of the specifying element
    1. The exception
  • The various words of exception  
    1. Absolute negation with لا
    2. Thevocative
    3. The object of reason
    4. The object of accompaniment
  • Genitive nouns
    1. Definition, lexical and terminological meaning
    2. The types of genitive nouns

 

III. TEXTBOOKS 

A. Required Text:

  • At-Tuhfatu Assaniyyatu bisharhi Almuqaddimati Al-ajroomiyah by Dr. Mohammad Mohyy Al Deen Abd AlHameed


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