Discover Arabic—the official language of 23 countries and spoken by more than 280 million people world-wide.
Beginning Arabic 1
Arabic is the official language of 23 countries and is spoken by more than 280 million people world-wide. In this course you will learn the basics of the language including: numbers, genders and greetings, while introducing some basic elements of Arabic writing. Beginning Arabic 1 covers a range of topics designed to develop basic proficiency in spoken and written Arabic, as well as practical knowledge of the Arabic culture in different personal and social contexts.
Beginning Arabic 2
Beginning Arabic 2 is for those who have completed Beginning Arabic 1 or similar (approximately 20 hours of study). The course will focus on extending your conversational and grammar skills.
Beginning Arabic 3
The course aims to improve the skills of those who completed Beginning Arabic 1 and Arabic 2 or similar study, to develop your communicative skills in a wide range of contexts.
Arabic is a beautiful language spoken by millions of people around the world. It is the official language of the 22 countries of the Arab league and one of the six official languages of the United Nations. It opens the door to a rich array of cultures and societies and is a great asset in many disciplines and careers, ranging from the humanities to social sciences, politics, trade, defence, security studies and more.
Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses. Auditing will not be accepted as credit towards a degree program therefore students may not sit formal examinations.