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Arabic Level 1, Parts 1-3 (45 hours) - 15 weeks

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
12 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
22 February 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?

The courses will typically cover the following: 

Part 1



Personal information



Things/objects in the house


Introducing others

Talking about what you do

Asking questions

Describing countries and cities

Making polite requests


Masculine and Feminine sound plurals

Possessive endings (attached pronouns)

Definite and indefinite nouns

Personal pronouns (I, you, we, he, she)

Demonstrative pronouns

Question Words

Adjectives I

Alphabet and sounds

Letters of the alphabet

Long vowels

Short vowels

Joining letters and handwriting practice

Part 2


  • Towns and cities
  • Countries and capital cities
  • Nationalities
  • Numbers 1-10
  • Colours
  • Eating and drinking


  • Describing your town/city
  • Asking for directions
  • Describing geographical position
  • Talking about where you came from
  • Giving your telephone number and address
  • Buying things in the market
  • Describing what you have
  • Ordering food and drink in a restaurant
  • Talking about the past
  • Grammar
  • The negative
  • Idafa constructions
  • The sound masculine and feminine plurals (continued)
  • Adjectives II
  • Personal pronouns
  • Plural patterns (irregular) I and II
  • The Dual
  • Plural with numbers
  • How much? How many?
  • Group words (collective nouns)
  • Past Tense

Part 3


  • Numbers 11-100
  • Weather
  • Trips/holidays
  • Time
  • Everyday activities
  • Means of transportation
  • Days of the week
  • Education: school and university
  • Months of the year


  • Describing the weather
  • Talking about a trip/vacation/holiday
  • Telling the time
  • Asking and answering questions about everyday activities
  • Comparing things
  • Booking a hotel room and renting a car
  • Talking about business
  • Talking about future plans


Plural patterns III and IV

Past verbs in the plural

The Present tense

Comparatives and superlatives


Weak verbs

Word order and verbs

The negative

The Future tense

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:£635

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee:£540

King's degree student fee:£445

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.



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