Kitaab Academy — Qur'anic Arabic Series

Level 3: Advanced Arabic Grammar I

Advance your Arabic knowledge by studying roles, states, and signs
Spring 2024 Dates: April 29 to July 7
Course Objectives
Course Guidelines
Course Materials
Completion of Level 2 or equivalent course material
  • Identifying Mabni and Mu'rab words
  • Using the Al-Nawasib and Al-Jawazim before present tense verbs
  • Understanding the Marfu'at roles: Doer, Passive Doer, Subject, Predicate, Superseders
  • Understanding the Tawaabi' roles: Adjectives, Substitute Word, Emphasis, Conjunction
  • Developing the ability to grammatically parse Arabic sentences
  • Increasing working vocabulary to 1000-1200 words
  • Word-for-word analysis of the first half of Surah Yusuf
  • Each class will be 1 hour and 30 minutes. They will be held on Zoom, and students will be required to keep cameras on during the class.
  • 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.
  • Qasid's Grammar Book
  • Surah Yusuf
  • 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.


Arhum Ali

Founder & CEO
Arhum Ali grew up in Chino Hills, California. He completed the memorization of the Quran at the Institute of Knowledge and earned a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. During his university years, he became deeply interested in the Islamic sciences. This passion led him to Amman, Jordan where he studied Classical Arabic at the Qasid Institute. During this period, Arhum also delved into key texts across Islamic sciences, earning multiple Ijazaat in Arabic grammar, notably from Sheikh Ali Hani. Additionally, he attained one of the world's shortest Ijazaat in Quran recitation from Sheikh Muhammad Noor. Upon return, he transitioned into a role as a Product Manager at Zelle. Currently he serves as the CEO and Founder of Kitaab Academy.
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