Arabic Course: Speaking and Listening (Level 1A) - Sydney Short Courses

Arabic Course: Speaking and Listening (Level 1A)

What you'll learn

Learn the Arabic language with our language short courses online & in Sydney.

In this online Arabic language beginner's course, you will learn formal Arabic and spoken Arabic. This course focuses on basic speaking and listening skills which will equip you to speak Arabic confidently and correctly with Arabic speakers from around the world.

We will cover the modern standard Arabic as well as different dialects in class, and practice how to pronounce Arabic words right. You will learn how to differentiate between Arabic soft sounds and amplified sounds as well as commonalities between Arabic sounds and non-spoken sounds made by English speakers.

The lessons are structured to be interactive, informal, and practical, giving you a good understanding of the Arabic language and culture in everyday life. At the end of this Arabic course, you will be able to communicate with simple vocabulary and basic sentences as well as identify the language with its many dialects.

In the next course, Arabic Course: Reading and Writing, you will learn basic and short sentences of Arabic reading and writing as well as expand your speaking and listening skills. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this beginner's Arabic course in Sydney, you should be able to:

  • Speak clearly and be understood in a limited way on some practical everyday matters
  • Know the basic principles of the Modern Standard Arabic
  • Understand Arabic cultures 
  • Have an ear for the Arabic language
  • Have a simple conversation in Arabic
  • Say and understand some phrases in different dialects

Course content

What will be covered in this Arabic beginner’s course?

Topics

  • Greetings and introducing oneself
  • Identifying MSA and other dialects
  • Ask and respond to simple questions
  • Numbers, times, and seasons
  • Cultural practices and taboos
  • Basic language principles

Grammar

  • MSA alphabet and pronunciation
  • Word order – where to place what
  • Gender
  • Formal and spoken Arabic

Intended audience

Who is this Arabic beginner’s course for?

This course is for complete beginners - no prior experience is required.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details. We will email you the zoom login details on the day of your class.
  • Requirement: A device (preferably a computer) and a stable internet connection.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Textbook

Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for Arabic for Beginners Course: Speaking and Listening and Arabic for Beginners Course: Reading and Writing.

Talk Arabic(Book/CD Pack) -The ideal Arabic course for absolute beginners(opens in a new tab)

ISBN: 9781406680164

ISBN-10: 1406680168

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start). The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. If you would like to inquire about the current price, please call Abbeys Bookstore on 02 9264 3111(opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Enrol now in both Arabic courses and save 10%. Use our promotion code "GROUP10" at the checkout
  • OR bring a friend and save 10-15%!
  • Please visit our discounts page for more information.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Adel is a knowledgeable tutor, with over 8 years of experience teaching in the Tripoli-Libya University. He has a mastery of the Arabic language, including its roots, history, grammar, and syntax....

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Arabic Course: Speaking and Listening (Level 1A)

<p>Learn the Arabic language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/arabic">language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney.</p>

<p>In this online Arabic

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$375 $319 Limited inc GST / $0 / $300 / $337.50
This class will be held live online via Zoom!
Arabic Course: Speaking and Listening (Level 1A)

<p>Learn the Arabic language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/arabic">language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney.</p>

<p>In this online Arabic

...
$375 $319 Limited inc GST / $0 / $300 / $337.50
This class will be held live online via Zoom!

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Arabic Course: Speaking and Listening (Level 1A)

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