Arabic Course 2018

Introduction

Arabic is the 5th most commonly spoken native language in the world. It is the official language of over 20 countries and there are well over 300 million native speakers of the language. It is also an official language of the United Nations, the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Conference, and the African Union.
  

In addition to the millions of native speakers, many more millions know Arabic as a foreign language. Mainly because it is the language of the Qur’an, The Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) and his companions spoke it and many Islamic books are in Arabic. Therefore, many Muslims throughout the world understand it and scholars make it a priority to learn it as it strengthens unity amongst Muslims.

Course Description

The aim of this course is to jump-start a student’s interest in Modern Standard Arabic. At the same time covering some major, but basic, Quranic grammar rules. Our end result is not only to embed confidence in “Fus’ha” Arabic skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening, but also get a taste of how the language of the Qur’an is formed.

Who can apply?

Anyone who wants to dedicate some time to learn the language can apply. Weather it is to understand the Qur’an more so that it helps you concentrate in Salah, or just to be able to speak Arabic for leisure purposes in your day-to-day life. All are welcome.

The recommended age is from 13 and above. Some prior knowledge of Arabic writing is also helpful in advancing through the lessons, such as the Arabic alphabets and be able to read the Qur’an with the diacritics (Harakaat).

Learning outcomes

By the end if this beginner course In Sha Allah you will be able to introduce yourself and talk about some common topics in Arabic. At the same time recognise some basic grammar rules that occur in the Qur’an and be able to understand how the language works.

Course will run from:

Days: Every Sunday from 4th February until 12th May

Time: TBC (please email or contact Imam Kamal)

Venue: Ataur Rahman Conference Room, First Floor, Brick Lane Jamme Masjid