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 the mastery of pronunciation. It starts with a focus on the writing and sound production of the alphabet; moves on to 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 the mastery of pronunciation. It starts with a focus on the writing and sound production of
    the alphabet; moves on to writing words; and constructing simple, short sentences.

    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 special focus on the mastery of pronunciation. It starts with a focus on the writing and sound
    production of the alphabet; moves on to writing words; and constructing simple, short sentences.

    Sample Learning Outcomes:
     

    1. Introduce more greetings and self-introduction.
    2. Pose questions
    3. Identify common nouns.
    4. Distinguish between the 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 successfully 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 the use of grammar structure; enhances writing and reading with special focus on forming compound and complex sentences. Whereas it develops the extended abilities in the receptive skills, the course further emphasizes the productive skills meanwhile working on vocabulary and expressions.


    Sample Learning Outcomes:

    • Use the nominative present tense
    • Using the nominative present tense and adjectival clauses.
    • Use the subject-verb agreement
    • Distinguish between masculine and feminine nouns and adjectives.
    • Conjugate verbs in the appropriate tenses.
    • Provide words with the appropriate suffix pronouns.
    • Use the relative clause
    • Compose paragraphs in limited topics.
    • Use comparative and superlative.
    • Write conditional sentences

    Admission Requirements:

    Students have to successfully complete the Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (Lower) before joining this one.

  4. This course builds on acquired knowledge from the Elementary stage. It increases the use of vocabulary and expressions. It provides practice use of new vocabulary 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.


    Sample 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, ideas in non-technical writing.
    5. Discuss the main point of lectures and media programs on familiar topics.
    6. Conjugate Doubled Verb with different pronouns in different tenses.
    7. Derive Active and Passive Participles from verbs.
    8. Handle expanded use of Idaafa construction.
    9. Use Kana and its Sisters, and Inna and its Sisters.
    10. Use Broken Plural.

    Admission Requirements:

    Students have to successfully complete the Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (Upper) before joining this one.

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

    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 weak letter as third radical).
    10. Figure out the meaning of the verbs by using its Patterns (Awzan).


    Admission Requirements:

    Students have to successfully complete the Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Lower) before joining this one.

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

    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:

    Students have to successfully complete the Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Upper) before joining this one.

  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 followed by structure analysis. It develops the students’ ability to read and understand Arabic written texts of textbooks and authentic material.
     

    Learning Outcomes:
     

    1. Increase and enforce student’s range of vocabularies 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 a 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 this one.

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

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:
Currently Online
Status
On Demand

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Contact us:

Email: sceppd@aucegypt.edu
Phone number:
002.02.27976998-6886

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