Arabic Novice Middle

Course Category: Arabic 

Course Code: ARL 121

Instructor: Anse Abeer Aborshaed

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates:  April 29 - June 7, 2024

Days: Tuesdays & Fridays

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm CST

Course Description: 

This is the second module in the Novice level. This course involves an introduction to the basics of Arabic grammar of nouns, with an emphasis on building learners’ reading skills and basic vocabulary knowledge to allow them to read the Quran and recognize key words and phrases, as well as introduce themselves. 

Module Content:  

  • Sun and Moon Letters
  • Definite and Indefinite Nouns 
  • Gender 
  • Noun-Adjective Phrases 
  • Personal Introductions 
  • Colours 
  • Countries and Nationalities 
  • High frequency Quranic vocabulary 

Course Prerequisites:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Arabic Novice Beginner 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 a fast-paced, rigorous course and assignments are due weekly. Read the full policy for Arabic courses at this link:
Arabic Program Policies

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: None required


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 June 30th, 2024


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $125.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • Registration closes on April 28th
  • 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.

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