Learn Arabic for Beginners

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Learn Arabic with our Arabic language courses in Sydney.

This beginners course will teach you the basics of the Arabic language in speaking, reading, listening and writing of the Modern Standard Arabic language – the most common language used across the Arabic speaking world. These spoken and written Arabic classes will give you the ability to understand and communicate in Arabic anywhere it is used.

These spoken and written Arabic lesson will help you understand how to identify the language with its many dialects. You will learn how to communicate with simple vocabulary and basic sentences while you gain an understanding of Arabic culture in everyday life.

Whether you want to learn Arabic for business, travel or just for fun, you’ll learn the basics at this informal, practical and interactive course in the Sydney CBD.

Looking for something a bit harder? Check out our Arabic Level 2 and Arabic for Continuers courses and continue to learn Arabic in Sydney.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – class room and live online via zoom platform!


By the end of these beginner Arabic classes in Sydney, you will 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 including geography, social customs, family relationships, etc.
  • understand basic grammar such as sentence structure, the gender of nouns, singular and plural forms, etc.
  • read, speak and write simple short sentences and phrases
  • have an ear for the Arabic language

Ideal for

  • Students with no previous learning in Arabic
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to understand the Arabic language
  • Anyone wanting to know how to learn simple Arabic and spoken Arabic, before taking their skills to the next level



  • 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


  • MSA alphabet and pronunciation
  • Reading – right to left
  • Writing and linking letters
  • Word order – where to place what
  • Gender
  • Formal and familiar speech


Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for the beginners and level 2 course.

Alif Baa – Introduction to Arabic Letters & Sounds
(Third edition) ISBN: 978-1-58901-632-3

You can purchase the textbook from Abbeys Bookstore (131 York Street, Sydney). It is close to the CBD campus.

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

Please bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Other Information

  • Enrol now in our beginners and level 2 course and save 10%. Use our promotion code ‘GROUP10’ at the checkout. Please visit our discounts page for more information.


Learn Arabic for Beginners

<p><strong>Learn Arabic with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes-Learn-Arabic">Arabic

$199 Limited inc GST / $159.20 / $179.10
This class will be held live online via Zoom!

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Adla is an amazing teacher. She takes the time to pay attention to each student individually and gives us a good mix of all the elements of learning a new language and dialects within it as well as the culture.

  • said: Adla is an excellent tutor - welcoming, patient and knowledgeable. Thank you for a great class!

  • said: The teacher was able to motivate the students and form a group feeling: she provided useful notes (some with verbal recordings for pronunciation) and moved between formal and informal registers of Arabic with clarity. The lesson seemed well prepared. I think we learned a lot in the time available. I enjoyed the course and feel I gained lot from it.

  • said: Adla was amazing, great mix of teaching us culture, language, writing and pronunciation - amazing course and I will be back. Facilities very run down

  • said: Adla was amazing, she would help you understand everything and explain the difference between the different dialects. She is kind hearted and wants you to succeed. Definitely coming back for Level 2

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