Spoken Arabic for Business

Spoken Arabic for Business

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is one of the most spoken languages in the world which has around 300 million speakers. Emerging from the Middle East the Arabic language filled the space of the orld through media and trade. The current situation of the MSA is that there are English words adapted to Arabic language (al-ta’rib) and these words are adapted to be parallel with Arabic grammatical forms (al-mu’arrab).

Spoken Arabic is different from textual readings of Arabic newspapers, articles and novels. Next to the Standard Arabic there are many dialects like Moroccan, Egyptian, Levantine, Gulf, Mesopotamian, Hijazi, etc. There are also many types of Arabic like Classical Arabic, High Arabic, Educated Spoken Arabic, Media Arabic, etc.

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is one of the most spoken languages in the world which has around 300 million speakers. Emerging from the Middle East the Arabic language filled the space of the orld through media and trade. The current situation of the MSA is that there are English words adapted to Arabic language (al-ta’rib) and these words are adapted to be parallel with Arabic grammatical forms (al-mu’arrab).

Spoken Arabic is different from textual readings of Arabic newspapers, articles and novels. Next to the Standard Arabic there are many dialects like Moroccan, Egyptian, Levantine, Gulf, Mesopotamian, Hijazi, etc. There are also many types of Arabic like Classical Arabic, High Arabic, Educated Spoken Arabic, Media Arabic, etc.

In this course we will focus on the Modern Standard Spoken Arabic. The students will get familiar with daily life situations and will be able to express themselves in different situations which can vary from family and education to business life.

Course objectives

By completion of the ‘MSA: Spoken Arabic’ course, students will be able to:

  • Introduce themselves in Arabic
  • Tell something about their family and education background
  • Form and respond to simple questions about daily life situations
  • Get familiar with the form of Arabic used in the media and trade
  • Have a small conversation

Special features

The students will get the privilege to study from home and attend the lectures online through Zoom software.

Teaching and learning

The students will learn through online lectures of 12 weeks divided into weekly 2 lecture hours. This means by the end of the course the student will complete 2 x 12 = 24 modules. The trainer will make use of Arabic teaching books and convert that into PowerPoint-slides for online learning. By completing the language training successfully, the student will get a certificate from ICE (International Centre of Excellence).

Course content

# Topic Content
1 Introduction Brief history of Arabic language; Arabic as an international language and dialect
2 Basic grammar I Singular, dual and plural forms; Using adjectives; Feminine and masculine usage
3 Basic grammar II Personal & Possessive attached pronouns; Present and past tense; Simple questions What’s this? Whose is it? Where is …
4 Introducing oneself Family background; origin; study; job; making conversation; everyday polite language; everyday religious expressions
5 Numerals Counting from 1 to 20; singular, dual and plural forms
6 Time & Dates Year; months; seasons; weekdays
7 Food & Drinks Eating out; special diets & allergies; menu’s
8 Health & Emergencies Visiting the doctor; hospital, talking about health issues
9 Transport & Directions Situations at airport; asking for directions; use of transport
10 Shopping & Sightseeing Taking a trip; asking for shops; groceries; branded material
11 Media & Trade Media Arabic; business related Arabic; journalism; newspapers
12 Banking & Communications Exchange rate; Internet connection; Online banking

About the trainer

My name is Qasim Khan, through the years I studied the Arabic language in the Middle East. I completed Arabic language studies in Palestine (Birzeit University), Jordan (Institute of Arab Culture) and Egypt (al-Azhar University and Markaz Fajr) and developed good communication skills of Spoken Arabic. I’m familiar with Modern Standard Arabic, its forms and dialects. While living with the Arabs I also got to know their culture and media

How to register?

Please send email at ice@mul.edu.pk or call to get registered at 0306-1420067

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Lessons

  • Price Rs. 15,000/-
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  • 12 Weeks
  • Course Certificate
  • 15 of 50 Students

Teacher

Qasim Khan

Mr. Qasim Khan, is a highly skilled Arabic Speaker. He is formally educated in Arabic language from Birzeit University, Palestine,
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