Arabic literature Course
Modern Standard Arabic courses serve as an introduction to the rich body of Arabic literature. This program will enable you to explore the literary heritage of the Arabs, and also contemporary literature. You’ll learn the most important literary Arab works by the most famous writers and authors in the Arab world.
This course allows learners who want to specialize in Arabic linguistics and literature to meet their needs. We encourage interaction through discussion, and promote active learning boosting learners’ motivation and allowing them to become active and critical readers.
In this level you will study a selection of short stories and authors from Arabic literature in the modern age, including Naguib Mahfouz, Taib Saleh, Tawfiq al-Hakim and Yusuf Idris. You will also study a selection of modern poems, by poets such as Nizar Qabbani, Ahmed Shawki, Ahmed Matar and Hafez Ibrahim
You will acquire reading competency through interpretation and analysis of a range of short stories and texts.
You will acquire competency in all stages of the process of writing suitable for a range of writing situations, in addition to
Oral communication skills through discussions and presentations in formal and informal settings.
In this level, you will study a selection of short stories with a more complex style than the previous level. You will also study a selection of modern poetry, which will shed light on societal and cultural issues. You will also learn about literary theater.
You will be able to read poetry, contemporary, Literary prose and short stories concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints.
In this level you will learn about the writers who contributed to the renaissance of the Arabic novel. You will also study novels and study the relationship between literature and cinema.
You will be able to understand long and complex literary texts, and be able to describe and summarize source material to analyze it with regard to a chosen method of literary criticism. You will also be able to read works of literary and cultural criticism and deploy ideas from these texts in your own speaking and writing.
We offer three types of courses: intensive, long-term and online:
The intensive course is an ideal choice for you if you want to speak more confidently, practice listening more attentively, and learn phrases that help with your fluency as quickly as possible while studying abroad. This will give you the most class time and will allow you to fit more learning into a shorter space of time if you cannot be away from your home country for too long.
Intensive courses consist of 24 hours of teaching over four weeks, which is provided as three days/ classes per week, two hours each class and total of six per week.
Week (24 hours / 4 weeks / 3 days a week / 2 hours a session / 6 hours per week).
The long-term course is very suitable for people already living and working in Egypt who wants to speak more confidently, practice listening more attentively, and learn phrases that help with your fluency, but not on a full-time basis or cannot afford to pay for intensive, and cannot receive so many information in a period of four weeks.
long-term courses consist of 24 hours of teaching over eight weeks, which is provided as two days/ classes per week, one hour and thirty minutes each class and total of three per week.
(24 hours / 8 weeks / 2days a week / 1hr. & 30 min. a session / 3 hours per week).