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Arabic 1+2 Intensive Summer Course

Language
Arabic
Target group
Staff
Students
Others
Start level
0
Target level
A1.2
Start courses
July
Language of instruction
Arabic/Dutch/English
Registration
From June 1 onwards. You are advised to register on time. We will offer the course if we have sufficient registrations; this will be decided upon one week before the start of the course.

Course description

The course Arabic for beginners is a basic course in language acquisition and requires no prior knowledge of the language. All basic skills are addressed in the course: speaking, listening, writing and reading.  Furthermore, society and culture are also covered. Every lesson includes homework and preparation of approximately three hours in total.

The course is concluded with a written test. Once you pass the test, you will receive a certificate. A certificate is awarded if the test is completed successfully and the participant has attended 80% of the lessons.

Course material

  • Wightwick, J. en Mahmoud Gaafar, Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 1 t/m 13. ISBN 9780781813389 (3rd edition, with 2 cd's).
  • Wightwick, J. en Mahmoud Gaafar, Mastering Arabic 1 Activity Book, Second Edition.
    ISBN 9780781813396 

The course material is not included in the registration fee. Course participants are required to purchase course materials themselves.

Target group and admission requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education, including both Leiden University students and staff members and other interested parties with no relation to the University. The course is open to persons aged 17 and older who have completed a secondary school education. Knowledge of the Arabic language is not required for enrolment in this course. It is a beginners course.

Other information

  • The maximum number of participants for this course is 18.
  • The course load is 112 hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
  • The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.
  • If classes are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added on to the end of the course. Please take into account courses may end later than scheduled.
  • The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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