Course Details

Classical Arabic Level 1

Classical Arabic Level 1

This course is for beginners who know how to read Quran fluently and would like to understand the meaning of the Quran while reading in Arabic. Classical Arabic courses are based on fus-ha dialect which is the dialect of the Quran. Mumtaz Institute has prepared a program of study that uses the Madinah Book Series as a base to teach fus-ha dialect from, as well as wide range of other resources. The course is especially designed for a non-native arab whose mother tongue is not Arabic language.


Course Info

The aim of this course is to build a strong foundation of student about the core principles governing Arabic language, to provide introduction to Arabic grammar and to develop grasp on beginners Arabic vocabulary which shows up throughout the Quran. Successful completion of this course will enable students to analyze the grammar of Surahs such as al-Fatihah, Al-Falaq, and An-Nas and understand the basic concepts and sentence structure of Arabic.

Generally the course units include: memorization of basic vocabulary, Demonstrative Pronouns, Possessive pronouns, Hadhaa wa dhaalikha, Definate articles, Prepositions etc.  Please refer to course overview for details.

Course Overview

  1. Unit 1 - Demonstrative Pronoun - Haadhaa (This is…)
  2. Unit 2 - Dhaalika (That is..)
  3. Unit 3 - The Arabic Definite Article (The)
  4. Unit 4 - Prepositions (e.g. to, from, in, at, etc.)
  5. Unit 5 - Expression of Ownership (Vocative Particle)
  6. Unit 6 - The Demonstrative Pronoun for the Feminine Article (This is…)
  7. Unit 7 - The Demonstrative Pronoun for the Feminine Article (That is…)
  8. Unit 8 - Revision Lesson – Grammar Rules Learnt so Far
  9. Unit 9 - The Adjective Clause and the Relative Pronoun
  10. Unit 10 - Possessive Pronouns and the Five Nouns (Exception)
  11. Unit 11 - Attaching Pronouns to Prepositions and Present Tense Verbs
  12. Unit 12 - How to Have a Discussion in Arabic
  13. Unit 13 - Plural for the Demonstrative Pronoun, Sound Plural and Broken Plural
  14. Unit 14 - Possessive Pronoun Referring to the Masculine Nouns
  15. Unit 15 - Possessive Pronoun Referring to the Feminine Nouns
  16. Unit 16 - The Concept of Rational and Irrational Nouns
  17. Unit 17 - The Dual Forms of the Arabic Nouns
  18. Unit 18 - Numbers 1 to 10 for Masculine Nouns
  19. Unit 19 - Number Phrase for the Feminine Noun
  20. Unit 20 - Introduction to the Diptotes
  21. Unit 21 - Introduction to the Diptotes (Continued)
  22. Unit 22 - The Definite and the Indefinite Nouns and Their Types
  23. Unit 23 - The Demonstrative and the Relative Pronouns in Detail
  24. Unit 24 - Examination


To join this course, student must be able to read Quran or Arabic fluently. 

knowledge of Tajweed is NOT required.

Arabic writing skill is NOT required.

Student is required to attend lessons on time and cooperate with the teacher. In case of children, parents are required to motivate and monitor the attitude, alertness and the behavior of student during lesson. Student is required to submit regular feedback to the academy about the course as well as teacher.