Arabic Intermediate Beginner 3

Course Category: Arabic 

Course Code: ARL 213

Instructor: Ustadha Samah Atef

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: November 5 - December 24, 2023

Day: Mondays & Thursdays

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm CST

Course Description: 

This is the final module of the Intermediate Beginner band. In this level, students will build on their knowledge of verbs and verbal sentences by exploring different tenses and moods. This includes the imperative, the subjunctive, and future negation, as well as object pronouns. This will equip students with an ability to read and understand more complex texts. Students will learn how to express emotions as well as their hopes and aspirations using vocabulary found in classical/ liturgical as well as more modern texts. 

Module Content:  

  • The Imperative - الأمر 
  • The Subjunctive mood - المضارع المنصوب 
  • Future Negation 
  • Verbal Nouns - المصدر 
  • Attached Object Pronouns 
  • Expressing hopes, aspirations, and emotions

Course Prerequisites:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Arabic Intermediate Beginner 2 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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