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

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
11 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
27 June 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.

The price shown above includes the 10% discount for the level which runs over 15 consecutive weeks (45 hours). 

What does this course cover?

The courses will typically cover the following: 

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


Part 2


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



  • Describing your city
  • Asking for directions
  • Describing geographical position
  • Talking about where you came from
  • Giving your telephone number and address
  • Shopping
  • Ordering food and drink in a restaurant
  • Talking about the past



  • The negative
  • Idafa structure
  • Regular masculine and feminine plurals (continued)
  • Adjectives (continued)
  • Plural patterns (Irregular)
  • The Dual
  • Plural with numbers
  • How much? How many?
  • Past Tense



Part 3


  • Numbers 11-100
  • Weather
  • Going on holiday
  • The time
  • Everyday activities
  • Means of transportation
  • Days of the week and months of the year



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



  • Plural patterns (continued)
  • Past tense (continued)
  • Present tense
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Verb to be in the past tense
  • Weak verbs
  • The negative
  • 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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