Kitaab Academy — Qur'anic Arabic Series

Level 3: Advanced Arabic Grammar I

Advance your Arabic knowledge by studying roles, states, and signs
Summer 2024 Dates: July 20 to September 26
Prerequisites
Course Objectives
Course Guidelines
Absences
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.

Instructors

Safeeullah Uddin

Arabic Instructor
Safeeullah Saifuddin grew up in Stockton, California. He started his Arabic journey at the age of 10, when he began memorization of the Quran. Safeeullah completed his memorization at Masjid Umar Farooq. He then continued to study the fundamentals of the Islamic Sciences for 4 years. Once Safeeullah started college, he decided to take a gap year before applying to university. In that time, he found himself in Amman, Jordan. Safeeullah studied at Qasid Arabic Institute as well as with renowned local scholars such as Shaihk Anas As Sibaa’i and Sheihk Muhammad Noor. Currently, Safeeullah works as a Software Engineer after completing his Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.
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