Intermediate Arabic 3. Work through selected readings from a number of advanced classical texts of different styles from poetry and hadiths to fiqh commentaries, hadith commentaries, tafsir and `aqida, in an all but purely Arabic medium.
Increase your Arabic vocabulary and improve your translation skills by taking this new course. You will also gain wisdom from a righteous scholar; Imam al-Shafi'i. This course will also give you a glimpse into the basics of Arab prosody.
There are many courses on Tafseer and Arabic. There are few, however, with a focus on the beauty of the Arabic language and its powerful styles and imagery. Eloquence is always emphasized but almost never explained in any depth. This course is an attempt to bring the Arabist to those heavenly deeps.
In this study of a famous classic primer of Arabic grammar, gain a comprehensive map of the theory of Arabic grammar that you will refer to for the rest of your life and use as a basis for further study.
Intermediate Arabic 1.
Consolidate your knowledge of grammatical structures and morphological forms and acquire style and vocabulary through a complete study of the language of the widely celebrated Aqida of Imam al-Tahawi.
The second step in a multi-year Arabic program that will take students from no knowledge of Arabic to the ability to read and understand Arabic texts. Introductory Arabic 2 will build on the first part of this series and will delve further into grammatical states; verb forms.