First Steps to Understanding Arabic (FSTUA)


To be able to:

Teaching Methodology

The teacher will explain new rules and concepts during the lesson.  These will then be reinforced by applying them through written and oral exercises. 

Under the supervision of the teacher, students must complete all the exercises verbally. Thereafter, the students must write out one sentence with tarkib and translation from each exercise and submit it to the teacher.


From term 2, much of the essential concepts would have been covered in FSTU Arabic Abridged. Therefore, the students will be expected to be familiar with the covered information, and the pace of the class will be quicker and focus will be on the  exercises and new material.


All resources for this subject are available here.

Before the course starts, students can watch this brief series for a head start. This will insha’Allah prove beneficial.