Introduction to Arabic Grammar
In this introduction to Arabic grammar, the text (‘Mabadi al-Nahw’) will be read in Arabic along with its translation, commentary and relevance to the wider field. This book is part of a series of primers which introduce students to the Islamic Sciences. There will be some discussion on the development of ‘Nahw’ as an independent field of study, with a focus on the different grammatical rules and patterns of the Arabic language.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- demonstrate competency in the different forms and classifications of nouns and sentences
- demonstrate an insightful understanding of the Arabic system of nominal and adjective suffixes of classical Arabic (i’rab)
- gain good knowledge of the structure of verbs, nouns, and particles
- recognise and apply classification of word forms and knowledge of words and constructions
Excellent overview of grammar
One day intensive on most of the common rules in grammar. It was covered in a very simplistic manner which is always welcoming for arabic students. Prior arabic knowledge is a must for anyone thinking of undertaking this course.