You will be awarded an official City, University of London certificate on completion of the course. You must attend over 70 per cent of the classes to be eligible for the certificate.
There is no formal assessment but there is weekly homework of comprehensive grammar exercises and reading texts, which will be marked.
Although there isn’t an exam, your tutor will monitor and assess your progress throughout the course, via your performance during the lesson and the homework you complete.
The teaching methods combine a mixture of role play, group work and discussion, to make your lessons engaging and interactive.
The lessons feature the use of audio and video clips, and you’ll also learn about the Arabic way of life – giving you a deeper insight into Middle East politics, society and religious values.
The book used on this course is Ahlan wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners.