Introduction to Arabic
Learn important aspects of the Arabic language, including the Arabic alphabet, pronunciation, and basic vocabulary.
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Arabic is the first language of hundreds of millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa. Learning this language is a real life achievement. But learning a language is a long project, and you have to start with the most important basics. This course will introduce you to the most important facets of the language, starting with the Arabic alphabet and the pronunciation of Arabic words.
Learning Arabic letters and pronunciation will unlock the rest of the language for you. You will then be introduced to the use of verbs and nouns, and how to read and write simple sentences in Arabic. The course will also cover basic vocabulary such as days of the week, numbers and colours, and will give you the confidence to continue building your knowledge of Arabic vocabulary.
If you want to travel to or live in the Middle East for business or leisure, or converse with Arabic-speaking people in your country, this is an important and possibly life-changing course. If you get the basics of the language correct now, you will make the remainder of your language learning journey so much easier. In just 3 hours, this course will unlock everything you need for that journey, and you will have a much greater understanding of this fascinating and important world language.
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Module 1: Introduction to Arabic
Arabic alphabet & personal pronouns
Gender, suffix pronouns and very easy nominal sentences
Definite article and demonstrative pronouns
Sound plural, questions, plural pronouns
Broken Plural, Plural agreement, plural demonstrative pronouns
Numbers 1-10, colours, prepositions
Root letters, verbs past tense
Negating the past tense, verbal agreement, the plural forms of verbs in the past tense
The days of the week, verbs in the present tense
Verbs, colours and negating the present tense
Verbs, nouns and prepositions, the subject and object of a sentence
Sun and moon letters, time adverbials
Module 2: Introduction to Arabic Assessment
After completing this course you will be able to: - Identify the Arabic alphabet; - Pronounce Arabic words; - Read and write basic Arabic sentences; - and identify basic Arabic vocabulary.
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