Modern Standard Arabic (Fus-ha)

Modern Standard Arabic (Fus-ha)
- Levels : 18
- Each level : 50 Hours
NOVICE levels: ( 5 levels- 50 hours each level)
This stage aims at training students to use Arabic in their daily lives, so that they can:
– Introduce themselves and get acquainted with people.
– Order food in a resturant.
– Tell a taxi driver where they want to go.
– Buy fruits and vegetables.
– Exchange money, tell the time in Arabic.
– Speak about themselves and their daily life.
– Make a phone call.
– Show sympathy with patients.
INTERMEDIATE  levels: (6 levels- 50 hours each level):
The aims of this stage are to enable students to:
– Use the modern languge so that they can understand the general idea of a journalistic article or a novel
– Use Arabic to describe historical,geographical, and political fields.
– Know the proverbs used in the Arab world and compare them with proverbs in their own language.
– Know about various arts in the arab world such as calligraphy and arabesque.
– Know Arabic poetry and be familiar with famous poets such as Ilia Aby Mady and famous writers such as Najeeb – Mahfouz.
– Take part in job interviews.
– Describe their experiences
-Dicuss topics of their daily lives (this is a continuation of topics covered in earlier levels but now the student will be expected to provide more detail).
– Become more aware of Arab customs for example in marriage, death, and celebrations.
– Manage a conversation with Arabs in general topics.
After this stage the student can continue to study Advanced Modern Arabic or customized courses that fit his goals e.g. to study the languag used in Mass Media ; to study Arabic for the purpose of trading or any other purpose.
ADVANCED  levels :(7 levels- 50 hours each level):
the student performs readings from selected Arabic and Islamic books, dating back to the golden age of Arab civilization. During these levels, the student studies Arabic Rhetoric, the History of Arabic Literature, and selections from traditional texts relating to the Glorious Qur’an, Prophetic traditions, and other Islamic sciences

Egyptian Colloquial Arabic of Cairo ECA ( Aameya)

Egyptian Colloquial Arabic of Cairo ECA ( Aameya) Program  
– levels 10
– each level 40 hours
Beginner levels Goals: ( 4 levels)
General stage Goal: To be able to use Egyptian dialect in normal day to day situations.
a)      Introduce yourself and welcome others.
b)     Use numbers and tell the time and date – weekdays and months.
c)      Describe locations, directions, addresses and the weather.
d)     Conduct a conversation with (Hotel service employees – salesmen at the market – Post office employees – Restaurant waiters)
e)      Learn the Arabic alphabet.
f)       Recognize the different types of sentences in the Arabic language.
g)      Use Pronouns – Demonstrative Pronouns – Singular and plural – Relative pronouns – Negation – Interrogative Pronouns.
h)     Identify Jobs and occupations.
i)       Recognize tenses (past-present-future) in the Arabic language.
j)       Learn some adjectives and
k)      Recognize some sports and hobbies.Intermediate levels Goals: (4 levels)
a)      Get familiar with the Arabian and Egyptian culture.
b)     Thank, praise and appreciate a person.
c)      Talk about your own life and describe memories.
d)     Describe a trip to a certain place.
e)     Talk about your family.
f)       Describe some habits and traditions in Egypt and the Arab world.
g)      Describe an event you saw or heard about.
h)     Recognize some Arab and Egyptian dishes and traditional products.
i)     Talk about some problems facing students in Egypt and the Arab world.
j)     Recognize some famous figures in the Arabian and Egyptian cultures (Najeeb Mahfooz – Omar El Shareif)
k)     Recognize festivals and events in Egypt and the Arab world.
l)      Recognize some Arab proverbs used in everyday life.
m)    Use tools of condition – exception – assumption – hope.Advanced levels goals: (2 levels)
a)     Talk and discuss various subjects – local and international politics, social life and religion.
b)    Compare between countries – persons – Time eras.
c)     Talk about the history of some countries.
d)    Recognize the features of the Egyptian, Arabian and Islamic culture.
e)     Describe characters both physically and morally.
f)    Giving advice, instructions, suggestions and recommendations after analyzing  and evaluating cases and problems.
g)      Using compound & passive tenses and tools of relation.
h)      Recognize some famous Arabian arts and literature.
i)       Tell a story with different time aspects using description.