Arabic Advanced Beginner 3

Course Category: Arabic 

Course Code: ARL 313

Instructor: Anse Dr. Basma Alwani

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: April 28 - June 6, 2024

Day: Mondays & Thursdays 

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am CST

Course Description: 


This is the third module of the Advanced level. In this module, learners will review, consolidate, and expand their grammatical knowledge of syntax and morphology through the reading, translation, and analysis of classical and authentic texts. 


Module Content: 


Revision of syntax and morphology through application to texts:

-       Negation (verbal and nominal sentences)

-       Adverbial forms 

-       Pronouns (including types of relative pronouns)

-       Weak roots

Preliminary Texts include: 

o      النجوم في فلك النبوة

o      دروس من السيرة النبوية

o      فوح الرياحين

o      الأربعون النووية


Course Prerequisites:

Learners will need to demonstrate a sound knowledge of all the basic and intermediate level grammatical topics and a satisfactory range of vocabulary, and a grounding in the nuances of the content covered in the first two Advanced Beginner modules. Their placement in this module will be determined through learners’ responses to the placement test or completion of previous modules.



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 30, 2024


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $225.00 (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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