The Arabic Beginners course provides practical training in written and spoken language for absolute beginners and those who have a basic grasp of the language. You will learn:

  • How to converse on a range of introductory topics with language found commonly in the Qur’an
  • An overview of the whole Arabic language so you can classify every word in the Qur’an by type in order to deduce its meaning
  • The detailed meaning of six of the most common Surahs of the Qur’an
  • Have a detailed understanding of how to identify and transform Asmaa in almost any sentence of the Qur’an

This course is ideal for students, teachers and working professionals who want to get a rapid introduction into the basics of Arabic language to understand the Qur’an and conduct a simple conversation.

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  • To enhance your relationship with the Quran by understanding the basics of Arabic language in order to understand Surahs commonly recited in salaah as well as straightforward ayaat or ahadith.
  • To give you a strong knowledge of how to identify and understand Asmaa, Af’aal and Huroof in Islamic texts
  • To provide you with the necessary tools to move onto further stufy in order to explore more in-depth Arabic texts.


  • The ability to read Arabic text comfortably.
  • Mature, male students who can commit to at least 1 hour of weekly independent learning during the course.

Written test

You do not need to take a written test as part of an application for this course.


£80 (including course material).
There are limited student bursaries available to support eligible candidates who may not be able to cover the course fees – for more information, please contact us.

Time and location

  • From Thursday 13th September
  • Evening and venue to be confirmed
  • Course duration: 3 months

How to apply:

All candidates must follow the application procedure as shown in applying to Fajr.

What are tutors looking for?

Tutors will primarily be looking for an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the study of Arabic language, ideally from both classical and contemporary perspectives, combined with an ability to digest and assimilate Arabic vocabulary for implementation.

Tutors will be looking for a good command of the grammar of any language you have already studied at school and want to continue studying at Fajr, as well as an interest in literature and culture.

Our tutors will be looking for the following qualities at interview:

  • an ability to think independently
  • potential and motivation for studying Arabic language
  • enthusiasm and interest in the combined disciplines
  • commitment to the requirements of the course