Arabic Intermediate Beginner 2

Course Category: Arabic 

Course Code: ARL 212

Instructor: Ustadha Samah Atef

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: November 5 - December 24, 2023

Day: Mondays & Thursdays

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST 

Course Description: 

This is the second module of the Intermediate Beginner band. In this level, students will build on their knowledge of nominal sentences by learning how to negate them and situate them in the past tense. They will also learn how to express possession and how to identify and construct dual and plural nouns. They will expand their vocabulary by learning to talk about careers, food and drink, and the human body.  

Module Content:  

  • Using كان  and ليس  to modify nominal sentences 
  • Expressing possession (إضافة )
  • Duals and Plurals 
  • Reversed predicated 
  • Food and drink 
  • Discussing careers 
  • The human body 

Course Prerequisites:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Arabic Intermediate Beginner 1 or equivalent knowledge.


If this is your first Arabic course at Ribaat, you are required to submit a placement test. Click here for the Arabic Placement test.

Course Requirements:

Students are expected to attend 2 online classes each week, complete weekly assignments, submit a personal project 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.

Text: Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic


Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until January 8th, 2024


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • Registration closes on November 5th
  • Auditing is not available for this course

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