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

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
11 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
21 February 2023 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Not applicable

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


By studying Arabic Level 3, you will be able to understand authentic passages on familiar issues and communicate on a variety of subjects using accurate pronunciation and intonation and a range of language and structures. You will be able to read and summarize a limited number of authentic texts, be able to write more complex texts on familiar issues and have developed intercultural competence further.

What does this course cover?

The course typically covers the following: 

Part 1


  • Immediate Family
  • Extended Family
  • Food in the Arabic world
  • The Climate


  • Talking about yourself, immediate and extended family
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Making hotel booking
  • Talking about university life, studies, and work
  • Talking about emotions


  • Subject pronouns
  • The Idafa
  • Nominative sentence vs. verbal sentence
  • Plurals and numbers
  • Root Patterns
  • Causes and consequences structures
  • Prepositions
  • The negative
  • Prepositional phrases (bil-nisba l)

Part 2


  • Work and colleagues
  • Daily routine
  • Interests and hobbies
  • Travelling abroad
  • Annual leave and holidays
  • Best friends
  • Life problems
  • Further studies
  • Future Plans


  • Applying for a job
  • Talking about past events
  • Discussing future plans
  • Talking about holidays
  • Talking about interests and hobbies
  • Making requests
  • Expressing opinions: agreeing, disagreeing and interrupting politely


  • The comparative and the superlative
  • The Future tense
  • Verbal sentences
  • Verb / subject agreement
  • Forms of the Present tense revisited
  • The past
  • Roots and patterns
  • The gerund


Part 3


  • One’s own identity / origin/ character
  • Seasonal festivals
  • Weekend plans
  • TV programmes
  • At the club
  • Health issues
  • Poetry - an Arab poet
  • Profile of an Arab country


  • Discussing TV programmes
  • Talking about different seasonal festivals
  • Presenting normal and special weekend plans
  • Talking about health
  • Describing a country: geography, history, population
  • Expressing opinions: agreeing and disagreeing


  • Relative pronouns
  • Review of the negative
  • The Past and Present tense: irregular verbs
  • The Conditional
  • Gender and number agreement
  • The cardinal numbers
  • Quantifiers: several, some of, most of etc.


What will I achieve?

When Arabic Level 3 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A2/B1 level of the CEFR, level 2 of the 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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