When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Eman Ismael
  • Course Code W23HMSM01B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Learn to communicate in everyday situations (e.g. shopping, using services, telling the time and expressing likes and dislikes) and develop the skills to get your message across. This course is suitable for those wishing to consolidate their knowledge of the basics of the language.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe things and people using common phrases and adjectives (e.g. tall, young, expensive) and carry out simple transactions e.g. in shops
  • Listen for the gist of a short conversation.
  • Read a range of common phrases and signs, e.g. shopping lists
  • Give basic information in writing, e.g. personal details, short emails


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Practising speaking, listening, reading and writing skills Learning through practical activities (individual tasks, role-plays, pair and small group work, games,) Writing basic single words and short sentences, e.g. gap-filling, grammar exercises Following and giving simple presentations Listening for the gist or basic information Revising topics (e.g. vocabulary) and grammar points

    Entry requirements

    We recommend that you complete Arabic Stage 1 Term 1 or 20-24 hours of study before enrolling for this course. If you are unsure of your level, you can contact the Languages department languages@morleycollege.ac.uk, tel. 02074501836 and we will be happy to advise on the most suitable course for you

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality are required from all students. Regular work is given to be done at home to support and consolidate your learning. You should therefore dedicate about 2 hours as a self-study on a weekly basis.

    What you need

    Wightwick, J. and Gaafar, M. (2014): Mastering Arabic 1 (3rd ed.), notebook and pen

    What you can do next

    Stage 1 Term 3