The course was centered on letters, numbers, and conversation in Arabic in addition to other themes
Elite Management Training Institute, the Abu Dhabi based leading educational institution in the provision of quality and distinguished training, has recently organized and concluded a training course in Arabic for non-native speakers in its headquarters located in Abu Dhabi City.
The course was conducted out of the Institute’s noble goal which aims to develop and disseminate awareness and culture, its keenness to acquaint the residents who live on the land of our beloved country on the UAE traditions and customs of which we are very proud, and in pursuit of helping the non-Arab residents communicate and get integrated in the society through learning Arabic which is spoken by more than 422 million speakers around the world¹, which makes it the Semitic language the most spoken in the world, which eventually enables communication with a wide segment of the UAE residents.
The course witnessed a good turnout, where considerable numbers of trainees from various backgrounds and cultures, motivated by their desires to learn Arabic in an atmosphere of avail and professionalism on one hand and joy and fun on another hand, have taken it, which was obviously demonstrated in the comments made by some students who started to speak some Arabic words from the first day with an unparalleled enthusiasm, not to mention the atmosphere of fun and benefit that characterized the course all throughout its period, which was clearly demonstrated by the cheerful faces of the attendees who took advantage of each and every chance to speak Arabic with other persons to express their happiness to learn this language on one hand and share the new knowledge they gained and added to their language and human acquisition on another hand.
Mr. Mohamed Al-Saadi was the Course Instructor who gave this course owing to the extensive training and qualification experience he gained from working for several institutes in Syria and his long experience in the translation from and into Arabic and English as he was the Chairperson of ELTS Translation Department and holding the BA in English Literature from Damascus University.
The Instructor led his students during this course deeply inside the real Arabic language world, while they were full of enthusiasm and desire to learn and acquire the ability to speak and communicate in this Arab country, to say nothing of the lovely atmosphere that characterized this course aimed at adding fun to learning out of the necessity to love what you do to attain success.
The trainees receive at the end of the course a completion certificate certified by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the government body in charge of the licensing and supervision of training institutes.
The course lasted for 12 days and was given at a teaching volume of 3 hours 3 times a week in which the trainees learnt the basic fundamentals of Arabic such as the letters, numbers, days of the week, months and simple to complex conversation styles in addition to several competitions and tests that motivated them to participate in hope of boosting the faculty to understand and acquire.
The trainees receive at the end of the course an “attendance certificate” certified by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the government body in charge of the licensing and supervision of training institutes. Interested people may view a selection of photos pertaining to the course by accessing Elite Management Training Institute’s facebook page.