Arabic Grammar Level 2A - Fall 2019

Course Category: Arabic | Level 2 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Arabic Grammar Level 2A with Ustadha Liana Reading

Course Code: ARA 201

InstructorUstadha Liana Reading

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 10 - December 10, 2019
Timings: Tuesdays, 10:00 am CST/4:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. 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: Part A of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part B is offered in the Spring. 


  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Arabic Grammar Level 1B or equivalent knowledge.
  3. Students enrolling in this course should have a strong grasp of the foundational rules of Arabic grammar and be able to demonstrate these in writing and speaking.
  4. Arabic Conversation Level 1B or equivalent knowledge. The two courses may also be taken simultaneously.

Course Description: In this course, students are introduced to more complex grammatical constructs and are aided in applying these to their own writing. This level aims to equip students with the ability to convey and discuss their own ideas as well as comprehend a variety of texts, both with and without diacritical marks. 

Topics covered: 

  • Reversed Khabar
  • Verb consolidation
  • The Subjunctive
  • Negation of Verbs
  • Duals, Plurals – Formation and Use
  • Numbers and Quantifiers
  • The Masdar and Idafah
  • Application of Rules to Texts

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and review and sit for a mid term and a final exam.


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.

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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