Summer Intensive
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Program overview
Every day over 2 weeks

Acquire the full range of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Upon completing 3 levels of the summer intensive you will have been taught the Arabic grammar that is acquired in the first year at a British university.

How each level is organised

Duration
2 weeks

One 2hr lesson
per day

Great Value
Only £199

Optional
Extra Support

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Q: Can you read Arabic?
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I cannot read Arabic

Foundation Course

Overview

This is for the complete beginner and for people who do not know how to read Arabic. The course prepares you for the Arabica level 1 (Beginner) program. You will learn the alphabet and pronunciation and then how to read and write. By the end of the course you will have undertaken extensive reading and writing practice.

Key Objectives

Start from the beginning with the alphabet and sounds.
Practice reading and writing the Arabic script and build your confidence.
Build a firm foundation in writing and reading and progress to Level 1.

Learning Outcomes

Learn to correctly pronounce Arabic letters, particularly those with unique qualities and sounds
Read an extract of Arabic script with confidence, correct pronunciation and fluency
Write basic words and phrases in Arabic

Prerequisites

Motivation and commitment.

Course Dates
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YES
I can read Arabic

Level 1 (Beginner)

Overview

The Arabica Level 1 or Beginner course is for people who know how to read Arabic but need the skills to understand Arabic for comprehension and speaking purposes. You will be introduced to Arabic grammar and develop your vocabulary to engage in simple conversations.

Key Objectives

Build confidence using commonly used phrases and expressions.
Transition from thinking in English to thinking in Arabic.
Learn to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa.

Learning Outcomes

Quickly begin to speak Arabic using simple phrases and expressions.
Build your comprehension with listening and reading exercises.
Write Arabic sentences using basic grammar and key vocabulary. By the end of Level 1 you should be able to translate sentences similar to the following:

وَجَدْتُ الدَّرْسَ رَائِعاً وَسَأَلْتُ الأُسْـتَـاذَ أَسْـئِـلَـةً كَـثِـيـرَةً

“I found the lesson excellent and I asked the teacher many questions.”

Prerequisites

You should already know how to read and write Arabic script without understanding it. If you are not able to do this, please go back a step and consider the Foundation Arabic course.

Course Dates
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Level 2

Overview

Take your Arabic speaking, writing, reading and listening skills to pre-intermediate level by expanding the foundation you built in Level 1. Continue to immerse yourself in more interesting conversational scenarios and expand your knowledge of sentence structure and vocabulary.

Key Objectives

Combine phrases and expressions used in Level 1 to conduct more complex conversations.
Begin to initiate Arabic sentences without thinking in English first.
Take your ability to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa to pre-intermediate level.

Learning Outcomes

Hold more multi-layered conversations in real life scenarios.
Expand your comprehension of longer and more complex listening and reading exercises.
Write Arabic sentences using pre-intermediate grammar and vocabulary. By the end of Level 2 you should be able to translate sentences similar to the following:

بِالأَمْسِ كُــنْـتُ طَالِـباً وَالآنَ أُدَرِّسُ الْــلُغَـةَ الْـعَــرَبِــيَّــةَ

“Only the other day I was a student, and now I teach Arabic.”

Prerequisites

Completion of Level 1 or equivalent.

Course Dates
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Level 3 (Intermediate)

Overview

Speak, write, read and listen to Arabic at intermediate level with confidence by consolidating your learning from Levels 1 and 2. Move onto intermediate grammar and syntax and continue to expand your vocabulary. By the end of this level, you will have been taught in only 30 lessons the Arabic grammar that is normally acquired in a full-time first year at a British university.

Key Objectives

Hold full conversations in Arabic using several tenses and types of negation and emphasis.
Do most of your Arabic thinking in Arabic and rely less on English.
Consolidate your intermediate ability to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa.

Learning Outcomes

Be able to make presentations and answer questions on specific topics in Arabic.
Read and listen to longer extracts and passages that contain all ten verb forms and their fourteen conjugations.
Consolidate your ability to write Arabic sentences using intermediate grammar and vocabulary. By the end of Level 3 you should be able to translate the following:

عَـنْ قَـرِيـبٍ سَأَكْــتُـبُ رِسَالَـتِــي الرَّئِـيـسِـيَّـةَ لِلآخِرِ سَـنَـتِـيْ فِــي الْـجَامِعَـةِ

“I will soon write my main thesis for my final year at university.”

Prerequisites

Completion of Level 2 or equivalent.

Course Dates
Try it for free
YES
I can read Arabic

Level 1 (Beginner)

Overview

The Arabica Level 1 or Beginner course is for people who know how to read Arabic but need the skills to understand Arabic for comprehension and speaking purposes. You will be introduced to Arabic grammar and develop your vocabulary to engage in simple conversations.

Key Objectives

Build confidence using commonly used phrases and expressions.
Transition from thinking in English to thinking in Arabic.
Learn to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa.

Learning Outcomes

Quickly begin to speak Arabic using simple phrases and expressions.
Build your comprehension with listening and reading exercises.
Write Arabic sentences using basic grammar and key vocabulary. By the end of Level 1 you should be able to translate sentences similar to the following:

وَجَدْتُ الدَّرْسَ رَائِـعاً وَسَأَلْتُ الأُسْتَاذَ أَسْئِلَةً كَـثِـيـرَةً

“I found the lesson excellent and I asked the teacher many questions.”

Prerequisites

You should already know how to read and write Arabic script without understanding it. If you are not able to do this, please go back a step and consider the Foundation Arabic course.

Course Dates
Try it for free

Level 2

Overview

Take your Arabic speaking, writing, reading and listening skills to pre-intermediate level by expanding the foundation you built in Level 1. Continue to immerse yourself in more interesting conversational scenarios and expand your knowledge of sentence structure and vocabulary.

Key Objectives

Combine phrases and expressions used in Level 1 to conduct more complex conversations.
Begin to initiate Arabic sentences without thinking in English first.
Take your ability to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa to pre-intermediate level.

Learning Outcomes

Hold more multi-layered conversations in real life scenarios.
Expand your comprehension of longer and more complex listening and reading exercises.
Write Arabic sentences using pre-intermediate grammar and vocabulary. By the end of Level
2 you should be able to translate sentences similar to the following:

بِالأَمْسِ كُــنْتُ طَالِباً وَالآنَ أُدَرِّسُ الْــلُغَـةَ الْـعَــرَبِــيَّــةَ

“Only the other day I was a student, and now I teach Arabic.”

Prerequisites

Completion of Level 1 or equivalent.

Course Dates
Try it for free

Level 3 (Intermediate)

Overview

Speak, write, read and listen to Arabic at pre-intermediate level with confidence by consolidating your learning from Levels 1 and 2. Move onto intermediate grammar and syntax and continue to expand your vocabulary. By the end of this level, you will have been taught in only 30 lessons the Arabic grammar that is normally acquired in a full-time first year at a British university.

Key Objectives

Hold full conversations in Arabic using several tenses and types of negation and emphasis.
Do most of your Arabic thinking in Arabic and rely less on English.
Consolidate your pre-intermediate ability to translate from Arabic to English and vice versa.

Learning Outcomes

Be able to make presentations and answer questions on specific topics in Arabic.
Read and listen to longer extracts and passages that contain all ten verb forms and their fourteen conjugations.
Consolidate your ability to write Arabic sentences using pre-intermediate grammar and vocabulary. By the end of Level 3 you should be able to translate the following:

عَنْ قَرِيبٍ سَأَكْــتُبُ رِسَالَتِــي الرَّئِيسِيَّـةَ لِلآخِرِ سَنَتِـيْ فِــي الْـجَامِعَـةِ

“I will soon write my main thesis for my final year at university.”

Prerequisites

Completion of Level 2 or equivalent.

Course Dates
Try it for free
NO
I cannot read Arabic

Foundation Course

Overview

This is a 10 lesson foundation course for complete beginners designed to prepare you for Level 1. Learn the alphabet and pronunciation and then how to read and write. By the end of the course you will have undertaken extensive reading and writing practice.

Key Objectives

Start from the beginning with the alphabet and sounds.
Practice reading and writing the Arabic script and build your confidence.
Build a firm foundation in writing and reading and progress to Level 1.

Learning Outcomes

Learn to correctly pronounce Arabic letters, particularly those with unique qualities and sounds
Read an extract of Arabic script with confidence, correct pronunciation and fluency
Write basic words and phrases in Arabic

Prerequisites

Motivation and commitment.

Course Dates
Try it for free
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