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iMasterArabic  A2.2- Levantine & MSA

Part 2 of Level A2. Follow-up to course iMasterArabic A2.1. 
Online.

Description

Speak Levantine Arabic, understand spoken Levantine and written MSA. Reading comprehension in MSA and Levantine Arabic.

In the second part of iMasterArabic Level A2 the main focus is on the Present Tense. You actively practice using FORM I verbs in the Present Tense in different contexts and situations such as: "What does my day look like", "What do I do in my free time", and " Telling what is happening".

You also practice describing things and people, expressing feelings and emotions.

Note: in order to achieve Level A2, you have to complete all 4 parts of Level 2 (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4) Once you have completed all these sublevels, you will achieve the equivalent of Level A2 of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”, and you can get an Arabic A2 certificate.

Objectives

At the end of this course, you will feel comfortable expressing yourself in the Present Tense and easily switch between the past and the present. You are able to:


1. Fluently and automatically conjugate FORM I verbs in different contexts and topics.


2. Easily make complete sentences in the past and present tense using different verbs, the right prepositions and a rich vocabulary.


3. Describe things and people using adjectives and colours.


4. Describe clothes and accessories.


5. Express state of mind, feelings and emotions in different situations.


6. Communicate what you are doing, what you usually do, and the events of a story.


7. Read and understand simple MSA texts in the Present Tense.


8. Can singalong and understand a song by the famous singer: Fairouz.

 

Requirements

1. All the prerequisites for Level 1.


2. Be familiar with the "Possessive Form" and the "Demonstratives".


3. Know how to conjugate verbs ‘to have’, ‘to want’, and form I verbs in the Past Tense.


4. The prepositions

You will be able to work with more ease at Level 2 if you can:


5) Express time-related aspects in Arabic, such as: the date, the time, and when something took place.


6) Order in a restaurant in Arabic and ask for the bill.

About the tutor

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Levantine Arabic (native)

Lauren Dahdal

 English C1, Dutch C1

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"The priority in my classes is that you feel good, are comfortable to make mistakes, and are challenged to push your limits beyond your comfort zone. I am so happy to share the journey with a like-minded group." 

 

Originally from Syria and now happily settled in the Netherlands. Lauren earned a certification in Arabic language and literature, and now I’m here can't wait to share the beauty and richness of this amazing, culture-filled language with you!

Course iMasterArabic 2.2

On Wednesdays
19:00-20:30

Online via Zoom

€325, excluding books

Total of 27 hours, at €12 per hour

Included: 

18 sessions of 1.5 hours for a total of 27 hours of 'live' course time with the teacher. Actives student participation is required.

Recorded lessons to watch later at student's own pace.

Weekly homework with digital vocabulary sets.

This cost excludes:

1 required book

Books and Material

Book iMasterArabic Level A2 , by Nayla Chebli:

 

 Including:

  • audio recordings

  • hundreds of Quizlet vocabulary sets

Paperback book: €40 

OR e-book: €20

Payment Options

1. In advance for the whole course: €325

+ €40 for paperback books or €20 for ebooks.

OR:

2. In two instalments:

   €175 upon registration

    €175 halfway, in week 8

+ €40 for paperback books or €20 for ebooks.

Homework

  • Learning new vocabulary and sentences.

  • Practicing with speaking and listening to recordings.

  • Reading, listening, and writing exercises.

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