Classical and Qur’anic Arabic (Term 3)

A two-year programme for beginner-level students, to introduce the major features of the language in terms of both theory and application.

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Set your own contribution

In light of the financial strain of the lockdown on many people, we are allowing students to set their own course fee for ‘Qur'anic and Classical Arabic’ this term. If you are able to make the suggested contribution or some other amount, please specify it; otherwise, enter ‘0’ to attend the class for free.

Suggested contribution: £75

Set your own contribution

In light of the financial strain of the lockdown on many people, we are allowing students to set their own course fee for ‘Qur'anic and Classical Arabic’ this term. If you are able to make the suggested contribution or some other amount, please specify it; otherwise, enter ‘0’ to attend the class for free.

Time & Location

Saturdays 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Term 1: 16/10/2021 – 18/12/2021
Term 2: 30/01/2021 – 03/04/2021
Term 3: 22/05/2021 – 24/07/2021
Term 4: 08/10/2021 – 10/12/2021
Term 5: 14/01/2022 – 18/03/2022
Term 6: 22/04/2022 – 24/06/2022

Delivered online via Zoom.

Recordings of each lesson will be posted within a day. All recordings will remain accessible for the academic year.

Course Description

This is a two-year programme of study designed to introduce beginner-level students to the major features of the language in terms of both theory and application. This course:

• provides strategies for effective language learning.
• presents a comprehensive study of the principles of Arabic Grammar.
• builds core skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
• dedicates time for practice and consolidation time in class.
• equips students with skills in reading comprehension and translation.
• introduces a diverse range of genres in Classical Arabic.
• delivers a roadmap for continued independent development beyond the course.

About the Instructor

Mansoor Malik

Mansoor Malik is a professional tutor in mathematics, Arabic and Islamic studies. He studied Arabic and traditional Islamic disciplines in Damascus, Jordan, Yemen, and the UK. He holds a degree in Philosophy from King's College, and an MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Warwick, where his research centred on approaches to knowledge and education. He is currently studying theoretical physics at the University of Nottingham.

Suggested contribution: £75