Arabic 2 upper: module 3

Course Dates: 27/04/20 - 06/07/20
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: EC Euston
Alaa Sonjoq

Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language. Improve your reading and speaking skills, develop a more sophisticated use of the language and enhance your understanding of the Arab culture. Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language.


What is the course about?

To develop your competence in speaking and understanding spoken and written Arabic at an intermediate level. The course also aims at improving fluency and accuracy in communication.

What will we cover?

Conversations in a range of contexts, Arabic culture and life in the Arab world, expressing viewpoints about a range of topics relating to self and others, summarising the gist of texts relating to general topics/politics/culture.

Grammar: consolidation of previously learnt grammar; negation with laysa, lam and lan; kaana and its sisters; ‘inna and its sisters; the subjunctive; the verb patterns 1-10 and relevant masdar patterns, irregular/defective verbs relevant to level, conditional clauses.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Demonstrate improved listening and reading skills and develop a feeling for register of speech formal/colloquial/regional).

- Describe experiences, events, hopes and ambitions.

- Produce some simple texts on topics which are of personal interest.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have a good command of the language. This stage is for students who have completed stage 2 Upper module 2 or studied Arabic for more than 2 years.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Course book to be discussed in the first class with the tutor.
Please try: the European Bookshop with a 10% discount: or Grant and Cutler at (020 7440 3248).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Arabic 3 lower: module 1 in September.


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Course Code: LQA26

Mon, eve, 27 Apr - 06 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

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