Online course dates and time Day: Time: Dates: Monday 18.00 - 19.30 12/10/2020 - 14/12/2020 Monday 19.30 - 21.00 18/01/2021 - 22/03/2021 Level: Beginner (is this the right level for me?) Duration: 15 hours Overview By studying Arabic Levantine 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? Topics may include: Towns and cities Countries and capital cities Nationalities Numbers 1-10 Colours Eating and drinking Functions may include: 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 may include: The negative Idafa constructions Adjectives II Personal pronouns The Dual Plural with numbers How much? How many? Past Tense What will I achieve? When Arabic Levantine, 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.