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Key Stage 4 – A Level Part 1

In by Mu'aawiyah Tucker

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Welcome to A-Level Arabic

This is an advanced Arabic class with the aim of guiding the student towards the A-Level exam 2019. This is an accredited course working to the EDEXCEL Examination board standards as attested to by OFQUAL. The program will span the duration of 2 years with the first year focusing on the ground work of the grammar, morphology, and so on, and the second year working toward the final exam by developing the students ability to use the language like a native.

For a candidate to successfully pass the A-Level Arabic exam they must have adequate understanding of the sciences of Nahw, Sarf, Balaaghah, Fiqhul Lughah and we well read around a verity of subjects related to Arabic history and culture, day to day topics and scenarios and much more.

A list of topics related to the language structure you will cover are (but not limited to) as follows:

  • Advanced Grammar
    • Cognate accusative
    • Purpose Adverb
    • Non-Numeral distinction adverb
    • Emphasis particles
  • Passive voice
  • Absolute Negatia
  • Diminutive
  • Exclamation and Wonder
  • Morphology – Word roots
    • Actor
    • Object of action
    • Tools
    • Place of Action
    • Time of Action
  • Morphology – Verb forms
    • Non-Extended
    • Extended
    • Actor – Extended
    • Object of action – Extended
    • Place of Action – Extended
    • Time of Action – Extended
  • Detailed sentence analysis
  • Writing eloquence and style
  • Exceptions
  • Punctuation
  • Eloquence and writing style
    • Comparison and resemblance
    • Metaphor
    • Allusion
  • Expressional goals and objectives
    • Informative sentences vs non-informative sentences
    • Abbreviation and Brevity
    • Exaggeration
    • Deletion and Mentioning
    • Word advancement and delay
  • Literary beautification
    • Assonance; pun
    • Borrowing
    • Rhyme
    • Dissimulation and Diversion
    • Multi-Layered Speech
    • Comparative Speech
    • Emphasis of praise in what looks like criticism

Resources & Books

As part of your A-Level course the student will be exposed to writings from a selection of classical as well as modern writings and books.  This will broaden the students understanding of the Arabic language and culture, as well as improve their ability to fluently express themselves in the Arabic language like a native.

The books this course will be taking from are, but not limited to, the following:

  • كتب النحو و الصرف
    • دروس اللغة العربية لغير الناطقين بها . ج٣
    • قطر الندى
    • علل النحو
  • كتب البلاغة
    • البلاغة الواضحة
  • فقه الغة
    • فقة اللغة لابن قتيبة
    • أدب الكاتب لابن قتيبة
    • روضة العقلاء و نزهة الفضلاء لابن حبان
    • عيون الأخبار لابن قتيبة
    • جواهر الأدب لأحمد الهاشمي
  • التاريخ
    • تاريخ العرب
    • رحلة ابن بطوطة
    • معجم الأمثال العربية