Kitaab Academy — Qur'anic Arabic Series

Level 1: Introduction to Arabic Grammar

Begin your journey by learning the fundamentals of Arabic grammar
Summer 2024 Dates: July 20 to September 26
Prerequisites
Course Objectives
Course Guidelines
Absences
Course Materials
Reading ability: Ability to fluently read Qur'an (Will be tested in a pre-class interview)
  • Understanding the three essential parts of Arabic speech: nouns, verbs, and particles
  • Recognizing 5 categories of nouns
  • Being able to utilize, recognize, and identify verbs with strong root letters
  • Understanding the 6 primary grammatical roles and their corresponding states
  • Increasing working vocabulary to 400-500 words
  • Word-for-word analysis of Surah Al-Fatihah
  • Each class will be 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis.
  • The total time required for assignments will be a maximum of two hours for the entire week to accommodate busy schedules.
  • Canvas will be used for submissions and grades.
A maximum of three absences are allowed during this course.
Hans Wehr Dictionary – Physical copies are available on Amazon. Electronic copies can be found online and can also be downloaded on smartphones through the App store.

Instructors

Muhammad Faheem

Arabic Student Instructor
Muhammad Faheem is from Atlanta, Georgia. He completed the memorization of the Qur’an at the age of 14 from Georgia Islamic Institute. A few years later, he completed a bachelors of science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech and currently works as a technology consultant. He has studied Arabic at Kitaab Academy and now teaches introductory Arabic grammar classes part-time. He is also the former sub-regional coordinator of YM Atlanta and plans to pursue Islamic studies full time at Darul Qasim college.
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