Refreshment Arabic for Non-Arabic Speakers

Training Description

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Arabic and demonstrate cultural awareness.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for those who are interested to learn and comprehend a basic knowledge of Arabic for Non-Arabic Speakers like expatriate, non-Arab employees, students and other personnel.

Training Objectives

  • Apply a good working knowledge on refreshment Arabic for Non-Arabic speakers.
  • Use the language to engage in interpersonal communication on well-practiced, familiar. topics using limited, formulaic language. Often rely on repetition and extra linguistic clues (e.g., gestures and tone of voice) to negotiate meaning.
  • Discuss everyday life and daily routines, using simple sentences and familiar vocabulary.
  • Use the language to present information to an audience through written and spoken forms on well-practiced, familiar topics.
  • Understand words and concepts presented in the language in texts which use well-practiced, familiar topics and grammar structures. Often rely on repetition, one’s own background knowledge and extra linguistic cues (e.g., visuals or gestures) to interpret meaning
  • Identify key details in a short, highly-contextualized audio text dealing with a familiar topic, relying on repetition and extra linguistic support when needed.
  • Identify key details of highly predictable written texts.
  • Extract basic information about familiar cultural topics from written or audio text.
  • Provide basic information about familiar situations and topics of interest.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the relationship between the products, practices and perspectives of the cultures in the Arabic-speaking world.
  • Compare and contrast patterns of behavior in the cultures of the Arabic-speaking world and the student’s native culture.

Course Duration and Assessment

The training is Eighteen hours.

Participants are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Training Program



        6 Days



  • Introduction

1.What is Arabic Language?

2.Why Learn Arabic?

  • Arabic Alphabet & Sound System

a. Arabic symbols

b. Reading Simple Texts on Familiar Topics

c. Composing Simple Paragraphs about Yourself

  •  Vocabulary

a. Greetings & Introductions

b. Formal & Informal Address

c. Question Formation for Asking Basic Questions

d. Speaking About Yourself & Others

e. Arabic Numbers

f.  Everyday Life Vocabulary

  • Grammar

a. Conjugating Verbs in the Present Tense

b. Formation of Singular & Plural Nouns & Adjectives

c. Feminine and Masculine Forms

d. Definite & Indefinite Articles

e. Possessive Adjectives (Feminine & Masculine)

f. Adjectives & Adjective Agreements

g. Sentence Structure

 Arabic Culture & Historya. Awareness of the Different Arabic Dialectsb. Knowledge of Arabic Proverbsc. Awareness of Basic Arabic Cultured. Familiarity with some of the Differences Between Formal & Spoken Arabice. History of Arabic Expansionf.   Islam, festivals, Customs, Foods
Course Assessment: Examination



Date: Mar 11-18, 2018
Location: Abu Dhabi


Date: Aug 07-14, 2018
Location: Abu Dhabi


Date: Nov 04-11, 2018
Location: Abu Dhabi


Date: Dec 09-16, 2018
Location: Abu Dhabi

Material given during the training:  [DVD’s and Case Studies will be used during this course to illustrate examples of good and bad change implementation processes].

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate