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Arabic Beginner 2 - THO10751M

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Next term start date

21 Jan 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO10751M

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From Wednesday 5 December 2018: Book online, or contact course provider

  • St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School
    2-20 Chalmers St,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £48.00 for term
  • Monday 19:00

Activity description

To provide students with an introduction to Arabic script, language and culture. To equip students with essential vocabulary. Modern standard Arabic will be used as a basis, with elements of everyday conversation and regional variations taken into account. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This course is designed for students who have completed a course at beginner level, of 16 to 20 hours. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course, students will be equipped with an introductory understanding of Arabic script and language; be aware of essential Arabic culture; and be able to read and write some Arabic script and to conduct very basic conversations. Students will have a basic knowledge of Arabic script and sound; be able to greet people in different situations, introduce themselves and their families; be able to conduct simple conversations in different situations such as asking directions, shopping, order food etc; and be able to understand and be able to write some basic script. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Tutor input, written and oral exercises, classroom practice and games will be used throughout the course. DVD's and tapes will be used where available to show authentic scenarios and aspects of life and culture to aid learning. NOTE - In order to make progress in any language students need to utilise additional opportunities for study at home. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS; APPROXIMATE/ADDITIONAL COSTS: Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. Students are advised that tutor will give advice at first session of the course on any text books required. This can cost in the region of £30. Please note, there is limited on-street parking only at this venue.

Term information

  • Date term started:21 Jan 2019 (starts in 42 days)
  • Duration:8 lessons - 8 lessons remaining
  • Places:16
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
    £48.00
  • Reduced
    £24.00
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    £15.00
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (8 lessons)

Date Day Time
21 Jan 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
28 Jan 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
04 Feb 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
18 Feb 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
25 Feb 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
04 Mar 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
11 Mar 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
18 Mar 2019 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School

2-20 Chalmers St
Edinburgh
EH3 9ES
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