Why choose Sandford Language Institute for your Arabic tuition? in addition to having an excellent tutors, being an exam centre for the Arabic Language Proficiency Test ALPT, we also offer and run all levels for adult students from beginner to advanced levels which is very important if you intend on continuing on from beginner level and intend on reaching a high standard of modern standard Arabic.

We also offer separate weekday classes for secondary school students from beginner level onwards.Preparation for Arabic for Leaving Cert.Exam is also available.

For Latecomers* If a course you wish to join has started, it may still be possible to join, if you are a total beginner, we can arrange a catch up class to cover what you have missed (included in the full course fee) if you are not a beginner there wont be a need for a catch up class. Please contact Mary Zerbe, the Arabic Coordinator on 01 2601296 or email mary.zerbr@sandfordlanguages.ie

The Sandford Language Institute has been running courses in Arabic since 1989. Mariana our excellent tutor, is a native Arabic speaker, she is a qualified teacher and highly experienced. Teaching the communicative use of the language and making it as relevant as possible to every day situations. All of the main language skills of Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of language (Grammar) are developed in class. Enrolment for the upcoming term is now possible. Should you have any queries, please contact Mariana our Arabic tutor and language coordinator on 01 2601296 or info@sandfordlanguages.ie


For beginner level students. 2018 Arabic level 1 Description Level 1 (complete beginners) It is a course for complete beginners, for students who have no previous knowledge of the Arabic script or/and the Modern Standard Arabic.Each session covers everyday conversation topics, learning the alphabet, reading and basic grammar. We follow the Mastering Arabic book 1 and Activity book, this course covers chapters (1-6). A- Topics of conversation: - Arabic greetings - Introducing ourselves and family members -Meeting someone for the first time -Discussing jobs -Describing the place we live in and the work place -Basic conversation in a shop -Basic conversation in a restaurant -Learning common Arabic expressions for different situations B- Writing and reading: The students learn the Arabic Alphabet (letters, vowels, signs), how to read and write. We recommend the Gateway to Arabic 1 book to practice writing. C- Grammar: This course covers the very basics in Arabic Grammar: -Nominal sentences in the Nominative case - Demonstratives (singular, masculine, feminine) -Masculine and feminine nouns -Adjectives (masculine/feminine) -Personal pronouns -The attached possessive pronouns (singular) -Sound masculine plural -Sound feminine plural -Definite/indefinite -Introduction to the 3 Arabic grammatical cases: 1- Nominative 2- Accusative 3- Genitive -Writing basic sentences. : we recommend : we recommend using the website www.palgrave.com/masteringarabic for extra exercises, videos, Script practice, etc. and Mastering Arabic script book for handwriting (Instead of Gateway to Arabic)

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Venue Day Time Fee Weeks Start Date End Date Select To Enrol
Arabic Level 1 Beginners January 2019
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Tuesday 19:30 - 21:00 €265 12 15 Jan 2019 02 Apr 2019


Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2
34 Dame Street Dublin 2
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