First Steps to Understanding Sarf (FSTUS)


To be able to:

Teaching Methodology

The teacher will explain each verb and its conjugation.

Students must memorise these tables and recite them to the teacher. 

Under the supervision of the teacher, students must complete all the exercises verbally. Thereafter, the students must complete selected questions in writing.  



The students should try to learn all the vocab provided in the text book. 

However, the words in the document below must be learnt, and words from this list will be used in the written exam. 

FSTU Sarf Vocab for Written Exams

The oral exam will be based on all the vocabulary given in the book. 

Oral Exam Structure

A sample oral exam can be viewed here.


All resources for this subject are available here.


Recordings of the previous year’s lessons are available here