The Language Center offers courses in Arabic language and culture within a proficiency-based framework, founded on a communicative and task-oriented approach. Classes are student-centered and target the development of the various skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) with a special emphasis on fostering the cultural component in Arabic.

The program provides instruction at different levels of proficiency from the beginning level to the advanced level following the guidelines of  the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency Guidelines (ACTFL) and the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR).

Beginning Arabic I-II

This course supports students in developing strong communication skills in Arabic. Beginning with a focus on reading, pronouncing and recognizing Arabic sounds, the course progresses quickly toward developing intermediate reading, writing, speaking and listening proficiency as well as cultural competence. By the end of the course, students are able to communicate with others about daily life topics, understand simple texts on familiar topics, and to actively use a vocabulary of approximately 600 words.'


Intermediate Arabic I-II

This course introduces students to various topics in Arab culture in order to expand language skills, advance vocabulary acquisition, and build toward Intermediate High proficiency in all skills. Coursework focuses on helping students master and activate large amounts of vocabulary and utilize the root and pattern system to increase fluency and accuracy in communication. Students learn to develop their reading and listening strategies enabling them to comprehend main ideas of authentic texts.

  

Advanced Arabic I-II

This course aims at helping students reach advanced proficiency in Arabic through language and content work focused on Arab history, literature, thought and other cultural manifestations. Focus is on developing active control of a large vocabulary and idiomatic expressions through communicative activities. Grammatical work focuses on complex grammatical constructions and demands increased accuracy in understanding and producing complex structures in extended discourse. 

We are happy to inform you that the Language Center at the Doha Institute will be offering the following Arabic as a Foreign Language Courses during the Spring 2019 Semester:


Beginner Arabic I

Dates: February 10th – May 9th, 2019

Weeks: 13 weeks

When: Sundays & Tuesdays from 9:00 -10:30 am

Fees: QR 2000 (not including textbooks)

Course Code: ARA501


Beginner Arabic II

Dates: February 10th – May 9th, 2019

Weeks: 13 weeks

When: Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:00 -10:30 am

Fees: QR 2000 (not including textbooks)

Course Code: ARA502


Advanced Arabic

Dates: February 10th – May 9th, 2019

Weeks: 13 weeks

When: Mondays & Wednesdays from 1:30 -3:00 pm

Fees: QR 2000 (not including textbooks)

Course Code: ARA505

If you are interested in registering, kindly send an email to the Language Center at: language.center@dohainstitute.edu.qa by February 6th, 2019.

Language Center:

Tel: (+974) 4035 6883