z Arabic - Beginner - THO10652M

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO10652M

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

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  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+

Activity description

This course is 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: None, the course is designed for students who have no knowledge of the language. 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. They will also 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 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. DVDs 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: Students should bring a notebook and pen/pencil. The tutor will advise at the first session of any text books required for the course. This may cost in the region of £30. Please note, there is limited on-street parking only at this venue.

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