Arabic Grammar Level 1A - Fall 2019

Course Category: Arabic | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Arabic Grammar Level 1A with Anse Saimah Asghar

Course Code: ARA 101

InstructorAnse Saimah Asghar

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 14 - December 14, 2019
Timings: Saturdays, 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended for Arabic courses to achieve full benefit and required for conversation courses. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall term of each year.


  • Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.
  • Successful completion of ARA 100 or equivalent knowledge.

Course Description: The course is designed to equip students with knowledge of foundational grammar constructs to develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the Arabic language. This will to enable them to begin to access a variety of texts, from Quran and Hadith to modern newspaper articles and literary texts. The specially designed Grammar curriculum, in coordination with the Conversation course, gives students both the ability to comprehend a range of basic vocabulary and identify and utilize an increasingly broad array of grammatical structures, setting them firmly on the path for future learning and development of these skills.

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Placement: If you are unsure about your level, email to request a placement test. Once you have submitted and tests have been assessed, you will receive a recommendation for the appropriate course for your level.  

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments as assigned by the instructor, and review and sit for a midterm and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Auditing is not available for the Arabic Program.

Text: Handouts will be provided throughout the course.


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