Arabic Intermediate High 3

Course Category: Arabic 

Course Code: ARL 233

Instructor: Ustadha Nadia S. Ahmad

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: April 28 - June 6, 2024

Day: Mondays & Thursdays 

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm CST

Course Description: 

This is the final module of the Intermediate High band. In this level, learners will consolidate the knowledge and skills accumulated throughout the previous modules and expand their repertoire by examining the construction of exceptive sentences and noun-number phrase for numbers above 100. They will also build on their knowledge of weak-end roots by learning how to conjugate them in the different forms and construct active and passive participles from them. They will also learn about the case endings for the Five Nouns. Learners will apply their knowledge and skills to understanding and discussing the topics of history, political systems, and peace and conflict in the Arab world around the globe using vocabulary found in classical/ liturgical as well as more modern texts. 

Module Content: 

  • Weak-end root conjugations and derivations
  • Excepting sentences
  • Noun-number phrases (100+)
  • The Five Nouns
  • History of the Arab World
  • Political systems
  • War and peace           

Course Prerequisites: 

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Arabic Intermediate High 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 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: 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 June 30th, 2024


    Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

    • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
    • Registration closes on April 28th
    • Auditing is not available for this course

    Registration Options: 

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