Fees: Standard £ 134 Conc £50 Full £260
|Tuesday||18:45 - 20:45||11||MAC||07/01/2020||24/03/2020||LA2025|
We will review and practice previously learned topics; and you will build up more conversational skills so you can exchange information about yourself and others with a native speaker. You'll work on requesting goods and services in a simple but acceptable way. More numbers, the time and everyday activities, Parts of the body and common illnesses; ask for and pay for items when shopping; prices; ordering drinks and snacks or a meal in a café or restaurant. Further written practice. Grammar: more on verbs including negatives; some prepositions.
Those who wish to acquire a practical working knowledge of the language. PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE ISN'T FOR TOTAL BEGINNERS!
You need to understand and say: greetings, introductions and personal information; some numbers; show knowledge of very basic notions of grammar (singular nouns, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions and some common singular/dual present and future verbs).
• Master basic grammar: a) Nominal sentence and verbal sentence (Dual masculine and feminine) b) Pronouns (Dual Personal, possessives and demonstratives) b) Prepositions, adverbs and adjectives (Dual masculine and feminine) c) Negation of verbs • Read and say the time and describe the routine of daily life • Name the parts of the body • Identify the colours • Change currency and be familiar with working with ours • You will be able to go shopping in post office, food markets and clothes stores • Eat out and order a snack or a meal ( expressing your likes and dislikes) • Describe some common illnessses and symptoms and order medicine from the pharmacy • Recognise and read more public signs
We use the course book, handouts, worksheets; audio and videotapes, 'realia'. You will be encouraged to speak as much as possible in class, to work in small groups and pairs, to take an active part in your learning; and each lesson, to work on the four skills: listening (and understanding), speaking, reading and writing.
Reviewing and learning (by heart, if possible) what has been done in the class. Preparing for your next class (homework will be set). For best results, try hard to spend 15 minutes everyday doing some kind of language practice: listen to a CD or tape, watch a DVD or video, read a bit, repeat, learn sentences/words by heart. Try to find someone to practice with!
You and your tutor will keep your course file up to date, with a detailed checklist of your progress / points for improvement. Some of your work will be recorded, and your portfolio will now contain a little written work. You will also have assessment tests so you can measure your achievement.
Arabic Beginners Stage 3
"The course book, writing materials, possibly other reading materials, tapes, CDs etc. Your tutor will advise. "
"Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Open Learning is available at some centres: please ask at reception offices for details. Details are available from the Prospectus and from teaching or reception staff."