Whether you wish to truly experience the legendary Arab hospitality during your next trip to the Middle East, widen your job opportunities in one of the most economic vivid area of the world or just stand out from the crowd, learning Arabic will allow you to access the extremely rich and diverse Arabic culture.
We offer Arabic at the following levels:
- Arabic Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)
- Arabic Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)
- Arabic Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)
- Arabic Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)
- Arabic Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)
- Arabic Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.2)
- Arabic Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)
Evening Language Courses at Regent's take place once a week for a period of 10 weeks, and will always occur on the same day and at the same time each week.
Please be aware that this is not a degree level programme.
We have three intakes per year, detailed below:
The Spring intake lasts 10 weeks. Dates for Spring 2020.
|Spring Term 2020||Time||Day||Start Date||End Date|
|Arabic Level 1||18:30 - 20:30||Thursday||06/02/2020||9/04/2020|
|Arabic Level 2||18:30 - 20:30||Friday||07/02/2020||10/04/2020|
The Summer intake lasts 10 weeks. Start dates for Summer 2020 are yet to be confirmed.
The Autumn intake lasts 10 weeks. Autumn term will begin on w/c 30 September.
We offer Arabic at a variety of different proficiency levels.
If you would like to request more details on each level please get in touch with us to request more information. You can email the team at [email protected]
If you already have some knowledge of the language but don’t know which level of study would be most suitable for you, click here to download a placement test. Type out your answers to the questions, and send them to [email protected]. Our team will grade your answers and suggest the correct class for you to attend.
Each level of Arabic tuition that we offer is detailed below.
|Arabic Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)||This course is for students with no or very little knowledge of the language. After successful completion of this course you will have grasped the basics the language. You will also be able to have simple interactions and exchange basic personal information, including your likes and dislikes.|
|Arabic Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)||This course is for students with some previous experience of the language. After successful completion of this course you will be able to engage in simple conversation on everyday and familiar topics, exchange information about yourself and your routine, your interests and plans, travel and shopping.|
|Arabic Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)||This course is for students who have a good knowledge of the basics of the language. At the end of this course you will be able to communicate with increased fluency and accuracy, talk about past experiences and future events, make suggestions and requests, and operate successfully in personal, social and some professional situations.|
|Arabic Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)||You have studied the language before and have a good knowledge that enables you to communicate in standard situations, including talking about past events and the future. By the end of the course you will be able to communicate with greater fluency and accuracy on everyday topics and in routine situations in personal, social and business contexts.|
|Arabic Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)||Students who join this course will have a good understanding of the language, knowledge of the grammatical structures and an emerging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language confidently to communicate with native speakers, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand some authentic written and oral texts.|
|Arabic Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.2)||Students who join this course will have a good command of the language and its grammatical structures and vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand authentic written and oral texts.|
|Arabic Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)||Students who join this course will have a very good command of the language, knowledge of complex grammatical structures and a wide-ranging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language fluently, flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Student will practise summarising information, reconstructing arguments and presenting coherently. Students will be able to read and understand a wide range of complex, authentic written and oral texts on both concrete and abstract topics.|
Our next Arabic classes will take place in Spring 2020.
You can find more information below. Please note that courses take place on the same day and at the same time every week.
Book a place on your chosen course by clicking 'Book Now'.
Arabic Level 1
Start Date: 6 February 2020
End Date: 9 April 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Arabic Level 2
Start Date: 7 February 2020
End Date: 10 April 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
£250 - 10 weeks
£250 - 10 weeks
If you book a course for the summer intake prior to 12 April, you will be eligible for the early bird price of £220.
£250 - 10 weeks
We teach Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).
If you are unsure of your level please find a detailed description of each level as well as further information on all the courses available under the Structure tab.
Our courses are taught by native speakers and class sizes are typically between 6 - 15 students.