Modern Standard Arabic

Novice Modern Standard Arabic

This is a course in Modern Standard Arabic for learners with no prior exposure. It emphasizes the development of the ability to write and read with a special focus on mastering pronunciation. It starts with focusing on the alphabet's writing and sound production, writing words, and constructing simple short sentences.

  1. This is a course in Modern Standard Arabic for learners with no prior exposure. It emphasizes the development of the ability to write and read with a special focus on mastering pronunciation. It starts with focusing on the alphabet's writing and sound production, writing words, and constructing simple, short sentences.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 100

    Novice Modern Standard Arabic

     5

    *One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Sample Learning Outcomes:

    1. Handle greetings and self-introductions
    2. Write the letters in their three forms
    3. Cover the different forms of address
    4. Pronounce letters, numbers, and words
    5. Write correctly from right to left
    6. Use diacritic marks
    7. Use simple, short sentences on familiar topics
    8. Use simple words
    9. Construct simple sentences
    10. Ask about objects

    Admission Requirements

    None.

  2. This is a course in Modern Standard Arabic for learners with very little prior exposure. It emphasizes the development of the ability to write and read with a special focus on mastering pronunciation. It starts with focusing on the alphabet's writing and sound production, writing words, and constructing simple, short sentences.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 101

    Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (Lower)

      1.0

    *One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Sample Learning Outcomes:

    1. Introduce more greetings and self-introduction
    2. Pose questions
    3. Identify common nouns
    4. Distinguish between masculine and feminine nouns and adjectives
    5. Make polite requests and offers
    6. Make polite refusals
    7. Use subject pronouns
    8. Add possessive pronouns to nouns
    9. Provide words with the appropriate suffix pronouns
    10. Use prepositions (in, on, under, above, between)

    Admission Requirements

    Students have to complete the Novice Modern Standard Arabic before joining this one.

  3. This is a course in Modern Standard Arabic for learners with little exposure to Arabic. It emphasizes grammar structure; enhances writing and reading with a special focus on forming compound and complex sentences. Whereas it develops extended abilities in receptive skills, the course further emphasizes productive skills meanwhile working on vocabulary and expressions.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 102

    Elem.Modern Standard Arb Upper

      6.0

    *One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Sample Learning Outcomes:

    1. Use the nominative present tense
    2. Using the nominative present tense and adjectival clauses
    3. Use the subject-verb agreement
    4. Distinguish between masculine and feminine nouns and adjectives
    5. Conjugate verbs in the appropriate tenses
    6. Provide words with the appropriate suffix pronouns
    7. Use the relative clause
    8. Compose paragraphs on limited topics
    9. Use comparative and superlative
    10. Write conditional sentences

    Admission Requirements

    Before joining, students must complete the Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (Lower).

  4. This course builds on acquired knowledge from the Elementary stage. It increases the use of vocabulary and expressions. It provides new vocabulary use in singular and plural forms and past, present, and future tenses. This is to help discover the meanings of words and develop reading, writing, and listening skills.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 201

    Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Lower)

      6.0

    *One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Use context to identify the form and guess the meaning of new words
    2. Read a range of styles in Arabic, from formal to informal
    3. Use a dictionary effectively to understand a passage
    4. Conduct basic research to understand names and ideas in non-technical writing
    5. Discuss the main point of lectures and media programs on familiar topics
    6. Conjugate doubled verbs with different pronouns in different tenses
    7. Derive active and passive participles from verbs
    8. Handle expanded the use of Idaafa construction
    9. Use Kana and its Sisters and Inna and its Sisters
    10. Use Broken Plural

    Admission Requirements

    Before joining, students must complete the Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (Upper).

  5. This course introduces an exposé of a wide range of authentic reading material, including newspaper clippings, books, and manuals. It focuses on developing the learner’s ability to discuss topics of general interest, and write essays and opinion pieces on various topics. The course emphasizes the development of the learners’ knowledge of Arabic literary and cultural history.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 202

    Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Upper)

      8.0

    *One Continuing Education Unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Effectively apply the ending case of the Defective Noun
    2. Use imperative and Prohibitive
    3. Handle the use of wonder construction
    4. Expand on the use of assimilation
    5. Distinguish between the different types of “Maa"
    6. Use absolute negation in sentences
    7. Distinguish between the different types of objects (Direct object, cognate, case) of purpose and adverb of time and place)
    8. Conjugate hollow verbs with different pronouns in different tenses
    9. Conjugate weak verbs (with the weak letter as the third radical)
    10. Figure out the meaning of the verbs by using their patterns (Awzan)

    Admission Requirements

    Before joining, students must complete the Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Lower).

  6. This course emphasizes vocabulary acquisition and increases the command of grammatical and syntactic structures. It deals with language points presented in short texts, followed by structure analysis and different practice activities. It develops the student's ability to read and understand Arabic written texts of textbooks and authentic material.

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    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 301

    Advanced Modern Standard Arabic Lower

      8.0

    *One Continuing Education Unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Arrange events in chronological order.
    2. Use the Demonstrative Nouns.
    3. Select appropriate Relative Pronouns.
    4. Read long sentences in newspapers.
    5. Use Reported speech.
    6. Join sentences using conjunctions.
    7. Use the past perfect.
    8. Construct grammatical structures and rules.
    9. Construct complex statements.
    10. Compose paragraphs on different topics.

    Admission Requirements

    Before joining, students must complete the Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Upper).

  7. This course enriches the learner’s vocabulary and increases the command of grammatical and syntactical structures. It deals with language points presented in short texts and is followed by structure analysis. It develops the student's ability to read and understand Arabic written texts of textbooks and authentic material.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

     MSA 302

    Advanced Modern Standard Arabic Upper

      5.0

    *One Continuing Education Unit equals 10 contact hours.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Increase and enforce students’ range of vocabulary in different fields through both recognition and production
    2. Arrange events in chronological order
    3. Use reported speech
    4. Discuss written texts on familiar topics
    5. Summarize audio/video texts on familiar topics
    6. Compose complicated paragraphs on different topics
    7. Use formal and spoken Arabic
    8. Exhibit command of grammar structures and rules
    9. Construct complex statements
    10. Read newspaper articles

    Admission Requirements

    Students have to successfully complete the Advanced Modern Standard Arabic (Lower) before joining.

These courses are offered based on demand.

Fees: A proposal is sent to the client upon request.

Course Dates: The Schedule is set as per the learner’s preference.

Location: New Cairo or Tahrir campus, organizations, and corporates.

The number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 3 CEUs for each level.

Course Info

Type:
Course
Duration:
30 hours
Subject:
Language
Location:
AUC New Cairo
AUC Tahrir Square
Format:
In class/Online
Status
On Demand

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