Foundations of Arabic

Foundations of Arabic2018-07-10T14:43:44+00:00

Al Ihsan is pleased to bring you a new series of courses geared towards learning the Arabic language. We are currently offering levels 1 and 2 out of three levels of this course.

Foundations of Arabic is a course ranging from introductory to advacned levels, aimed towards building a firm foundation in basic Arabic speaking, reading and writing and comprehension skills.  Light on grammar, heavy on practical usage.

Enrollments for levels 1 and 2 now open

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OBJECTIVES

  • Strong fundamental vocabulary
  • Reading and correct pronunciation
  • Forming basic noun-and-verb-based sentences
  • Essential daily conversation
  • Connecting with Qurʾānic Arabic

HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT

  • Introduction of Concept– Illustration of new idea through examples and images
  • Exercises –spoken and written application of concept
  • Relating to the QurʿānFinding and studying the concept in the Qurʿān
  • Practical Application– Applying the concept in practical usage through speaking and writing

Enrollments for levels 1 and 2 now open

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CLASS SCHEDULE

Each level is taught over 3 terms.

Term 1: July 3 2018 – Oct 2018

Term 2: Nov 2018 – Feb 2019

Term 3: March 2019 – June 2019

A one to two week break will be given between terms.

Holidays may be given on other occasions. All updates and correspondence will be sent to students via email.

 

Class Timings:

Tuesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

COURSE TEXTS / TEACHING RESOURCES

Level 1:

  • Madina Arabic Course 1-2 – Durūs al-Lughat al-ʿArabiyya.    (Textbook)
  • Tashil al-Nahw (E-book)

Level 2:

  • Madina Arabic Course 2-3 – Durūs al-Lughat al-ʿArabiyya.   (Textbook)
  • Tashil al-Nahw (continued) (E-book)
  • Khair al-Tasrif (Arabic Morphology).  (Textbook)

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS

  • Pictionary- Al-Qāmüs Al-ṣaghīr.  (E-book)
  • Qasas al-Nabiyyin (Stories of the Prophets).  (E-book)
  • Handouts, extra notes, weekly assignments
  • Audio/video resources

E-books will be provided to students in electronic format free of charge. Textbooks require purchase. Please contact us for more information.

PREREQUISITES

Level 1:

  • Basic ability to recite the Qurʾān
  • Basic English (to understand lessons)

Level 2:

  • Level 1 prerequisites       AND
  • Successful completion of Level 1     OR
  • Passing of placement exam

HOW TO ATTEND CLASSES

  • On-site at the Al-Ihsān Institute in Surrey, BC Canada: 11-8285 132 St. Surrey BC, V3W 4N6 (For brothers only)
  • Online using an interactive live Webinar: For brothers and sisters
  • Medium of Instruction: English

FEES / REGISTRATION

  • Fees for this course are $100 per month.
  • Students may choose to pay the fees in a lump sum or in monthly pre authorized payments.
  • First month fee payment is required to confirm your registration
  • Please note that once a student attends any portion of a term, fees for that entire term are due whether the student continues the program or not.

Enrollments for levels 1 and 2 now open

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For any questions, please contact us at courses@ihsan.ca