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Arabic is largely phonetic; therefore, pronunciation of the sounds of Arabic correctly and writing its letters in all forms accurately is crucial in the beginning of the learning. Students will learn to make new sounds and become familiar with a set of muscles that are not used on a regular basis in speech.
The purpose of the Science of Tajweed is to make the reciter proficient in reciting the Quran, observing the correct pronunciation of every letter with the rulings and characteristics which apply to each letter, without any exaggeration of deficiency.
Sisters will have the opportunity to study Arabic and develop reading, writing, and speaking with some degree of proficiency. Students will also learn vocabulary that is used in Classical Arabic, Quranic words and expressions, along with words used in Modern Standard Arabic.
Students will have the opportunity to develop both interpretive and interpersonal communication skills in Arabic by focusing on the following skills: conversation, listening, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing composition. Students will also be exposed to basic Islamic cultural practices.
*Proficiency Testing: every 4 levels that will be a proficiency examination to determine of a student qualifies to move the Novice, Intermediate, and Advance levels based on the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
Students will learn the Arabic language the natural way through hands-on learning and audio/visual supplementary materials. The course of study is in alignment with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for World Languages.
The Sibawaih Grammar Program gives students the opportunity to become certified in both an-Nawh (syntax) and as-Sarf (morphology) by completing the manuscript of al-Ajoorumiyyah. The Sibawaih Grammar Program will use relevant examples from the verses of Quran as well as the narrations of the Prophet Muhammad.
This course introduces students to the core vocabulary of media and key terms for translating from and into Arabic. Arabic media includes all forms of communication (TV, radio, newspaper, publications) and topics (international affairs, finance and economics, trade and industry).