Arabic Lower Intermediate (Year 2)

City University London
Course summary
10 weeks
245 GBP
Part time
Next available date: 29/04/2020 - London
Open / Scheduled
Arabic Lower Intermediate (Year 2)

Course description

Arabic Lower Intermediate (Year 2)

The Arabic lower intermediate short course covers various subjects such as: scheduling appointments, reading newspapers, describing neighbourhood businesses and their locations, writing postcards and letters, discussing sports and food, expressing preference and frequency, colours; and describing countries.

Linguistic skills such as building sentences, transforming information and describing aspects of one’s background and immediate environment are developed.

The course consists of one evening class a week for a total of 30 weeks; spread across three modules, the Arabic Lower Intermediate short course is ideal for those with various commitments or working full time.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Prerequisite knowledge

The Arabic Lower Intermediate short course is ideal if you have:

  • successfully completed the Arabic Beginners (Year 1) or Arabic Summer Intensive short course
  • approximately 40-60 hours of prior formal study
  • a rusty (but good) Arabic GCSE.

Modules are taught at progressive levels, starting with Module One in the autumn (October).

If you wish to join Module Two of the Arabic Lower Intermediate short course (in January), you must have completed Module One or be familiar with the content taught in Module One, specified in the  What will I learn? section.

If you wish to enrol on Module Three of the short course (in April/May), you must have completed both Module One and Module Two or be familiar with the content taught in these two modules, found in the  What will I learn? section.

Please check your level by using our online guidelines before enrolling.

English requirements

You will need to respond to instructions and read course documents in English.

Training Course Content

Module 1

  • Describing the weather and the four seasons
  • Describing daily  routines and activities
  • Describing events such as national and religious festivities
  • Providing personal information
  • Describing people, activities and past events.

Module 2

  • Making appointments and schedules, and describing festivities
  • Reading newspapers
  • Describing floor plans, house fixtures, and furniture
  • Describing shops, local facilities and their locations
  • Writing postcards, formal and informal letters
  • Using terms of address in written communication.

Module 3

  • Discussing sports and food
  • Describing geographical directions and signs
  • Media, television and radio programs
  • Describing professions and travel related activities
  • Revisiting family members and relationships.

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