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Arabic Level 5, Parts 1-3

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This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


About the course

By studying Arabic Level 5, you will be able to understand a range of spoken and written discourses in different styles: factual, journalistic and non-specialist technical with ease, be able to express yourself orally and in written form using a range of accurate vocabulary and appropriate register, stating an opinion with confidence and be able to refine your intercultural competence by accessing political, historical and cultural information from a variety of sources.

What does this course cover?

Part 1


  • Blogging and Tweeting in the Arabic culture
  • Role and representation of women in the Arab world
  • Family and marriage culture in the Arab world
  • Media and communication
  • Introduction to Arabic literature


  • Discovering the role and responsibilities of social media bloggers
  • Discussing the role of women
  • Discussing Arabic literature
  • Making comparisons at a higher level of language proficiency
  • Telling and writing stories and summaries
  • Use of colloquial/idiomatic expressions


  • Verb tenses
  • Verb forms
  • Roots and patterns
  • Forms of Plural
  • Weak Verbs
  • Roots and Patterns

Part 2


  • The political scenes in the Arab world
  • Current Affairs, Economy, and Society
  • Background to famous cultural and political figures
  • Living in the Middle East: The Dos and Don’ts
  • The netiquette of working in the Middle East


  • Discussing the political scenes in the Middle East
  • Learn about current affairs and its implication on the Arab world
  • Discussing some famous figures and their influence on culture and politics
  • Discussing social, cultural, political, and economic matters
  • Distinguishing and using formal and informal language at higher levels
  • Learning about the work culture in the Middle East


  • Complex Idafa
  • The use of numbers and grammatical implications
  • The negative (verbal and nominative sentences)
  • The comparative and the superlative
  • The subjunctive

Part 3


  • Art forms in the Arabic world
  • Cinema and film production
  • Censorship
  • Television and streaming platforms
  • Arabic poets and writers


  • Learning about the different forms of arts
  • Discussing the role of cinema and the influence of politics and religion on the cinema production
  • Discussing the extent of freedom of expression in Arts and cinema
  • Discussing the effect of streaming platforms and the role of television
  • Discussing and writing about hypothesis and possibilities


  • Quantifiers
  • The Conditional
  • The negative of the imperative and conditional
  • The use of إن and أن
  • Declensions in Arabic الإعراب
  • أProbabilities ( (قـد

What will I achieve?

When Arabic Level 5 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of B2/C1 level of the CEFR.

**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:£675

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee:£581

King's degree student fee:£473

Enrolment deadlines:

  • Winter term courses: Enrolment closes at 23.59 Thursday 11 January 2024. Teaching starts w/c January 20.
  • Winter Intensive courses: Enrolment closes at 23.59 Thursday 22 February 2024. Teaching starts w/c 26 February.

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