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Arabic Level 1, Part 1

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
10 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
12 December 2022 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Strand Campus

Course details (2)

Start date/time:
12 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
14 December 2022 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Not applicable

Course details (3)

Start date/time:
26 January 2023 (18:00)
End date/time:
30 March 2023 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Strand Campus

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


By studying Arabic Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases and ordering a meal. You will be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics and have developed an insight into Arabic-speaking life, culture and society.

What does this course cover?

Part 1


  • Personal information: name…
  • Family
  • Jobs/occupations
  • Around the house



  • Greeting others and responding to greetings
  • Introducing oneself and others
  • Talking about what you do
  • Asking questions
  • Describing objects and rooms



  • Gender
  • Possessive endings (attached pronouns)
  • Definite and indefinite nouns
  • Personal pronouns
  • Demonstrative pronouns
  • Question Words
  • Adjectives
  • Regular masculine and feminine plurals


Alphabet and sounds

  • Letters of the alphabet
  • Long and short vowels
  • Joining letters and writing practice


NOTE: You will need to book onto Parts 2 and 3 to complete Arabic Level 1.

What will I achieve?

When Arabic Level 1 is complete, you will acquire basic language skills and achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Key information

Course status: Places available

Full fee:£235

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee:£200

King's degree student fee:£165

Enrolment deadlines:

Enrolment is open.

Key Dates:

  • Enrol by 29 September for our Autumn term.
  • Autumn Term begins w/c 10 October 2022.

Other term dates - see individual class listings for exact dates.

  • Winter term - w/c 23 January 2022*
  • Spring term - w/c 24 April 2022*

 *Early Bird 10% Discount applicable for full fee payers only, this is for all courses.



Contact us

For more information regarding our courses please contact us on the details below.

Dr Caroline Sandes
The Arabic language course was varied, covering a range of topics, some grammar and initially using a text book. It was adapted to suit the class's ability which was helpful.
Dr Caroline Sandes
Arabic language student at the Modern Language Centre

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