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.
Although there isn’t a formal assessment, your tutor will monitor and consider your progress throughout the course. Homework consists of reading comprehension or additional grammar exercises.
We focus on strengthening your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Our tutors use a variety of methods which are designed to be engaging and effective. These include a mixture of role play, groupwork and discussion.
Audio clips, videos and newspapers are all used as teaching materials. This helps give students a deeper insight into the Arabic culture and current affairs, bringing a wider context to developing language skills.
The book used on this course is Ahlan wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners.