Accelerated Tajwid Rules

Course Category: Tajwid 

Course Code: TAJ 203

Instructor: Anse Nawar Taleb-Agha

Course Dates: September 16 - December 17, 2023

Day: Saturdays

Time: 12:00 - 1:15 pm CST

Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 5.

Course Description: 

This course is a fast-paced review of tajwid rules for those who have mastered the practice of recitation and need to learn or relearn the theory. In this course, students will gain an understanding of all tajwīd concepts (including points of articulation - makhārij - and letter attributes - ṣifāt, proper pronunciation of the Holy Quran) during weekly online sessions with the instructor.

Students will also work with a recitation teacher in small groups during 2 additional weekly sessions in which they will practice the theory learned in class. 


  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Tajwid assessment required
  • Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with application of tajwid rules.
  • ARL 121:Arabic Novice Middle. 
  • Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required. 

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīd assessor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: 

Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete recitation assessment, submit a midterm and a final exam.

This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.
Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until January 15, 2024.


  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi

  2. A medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the Recitation portion of the course, a color-coded Tajwīd Mushaf is recommended in this stage of tajwīd learning.

    Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


    Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

    • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
    • $20.00 late registration fee on September 8th (if seats are available)
    • Registration closes on Sepmtember 18th (if seats are available)
    • Auditing is not available for this course

    Registration Options: 

    Before enrolling, please read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below.

     Contact: For inquiries, contact