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

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45 hours

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


Please note that this course is now full. We will next run this course in January 2021, register your interest and we will email you when courses are next available. 

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



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


Numbers 1-10


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


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




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.

Full fee£567

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee£473

King's degree student fee£378

Enrolment deadlines:

Autumn Term (October – December): Late enrolment closes on all confirmed courses at midnight on Wednesday 07 October 2020.

Winter Term (January – March): Enrolment closes at midnight on Thursday 07 January 2021

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