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Continuing Education

Arabic for Beginners Level II

Arabic for Beginners Level II

Saturdays, October 21st to December 9th, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Location: Traill College, Wallis Hall 224

Cost: $20 per class (+ HST).

Register online at https://www.regonline.com/arabiclevelII or in person with cash or cheque at Scott House Room 102.4, 300 London Street, Traill College

This course is aimed at teaching Arabic to English-speaking students. Students on this course will develop an understanding of the principles of phonology and script of the Arabic language, enabling them to read at a basic level about some every day topics; such as greetings, families, food and clothing. Students will also acquire the use of simple sentence structures for speaking and writing. In addition, this course will allow students to become familiar with some aspects of the Arabic culture.

Saturday 21 October - Introduction

Who is speaking Arabic, different dialects; difference between Arabic and English; introduction to Arabic Alphabet.

Saturday 28 October - Arabic letters: part 1

Arabic letters (five letters); Short Vowels; Conversation: Greeting.

Saturday 4 November - Arabic letters: part 2

Arabic letters (six letters); Arabic numbers; Conversation: Introduce your self.

Saturday 11 November - Arabic letters: part 3

Arabic letters (five letters); Arabic numbers; Conversation: Learn pronouns.

Saturday 18 November - Arabic letters: part 4

Arabic letters (four letters); Arabic numbers; Conversation: Learn some verbs.

Saturday 25 November - Arabic letters: part 5

Arabic letters (four letters); Arabic numbers; Conversation: Taking coffee with your Arabian friend.

Saturday 2 December - Arabic letters: part 6

Arabic letters (four letters); Arabic numbers; Conversation: Asking for help or offering help.

Saturday 9 December - Write simple sentence in Arabic

Finishing, review Arabic letters; Write simple sentence in Arabic.

About the Instructor:
Amany Raslan is a teaching assistant of Physics at Trent University.  She moved to Peterborough four years ago to pursue her Master degree. Now, she is a PhD student on Material Science Program. Arabic is her native language. She is from Egypt, and has a broad knowledge about middle east culture.