BAL-002: Communication Skills

By Dr Mohammad Saleem   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 9402

This programme aims at acquainting the beginners with essential rudiments of the Arabic Language, and gradually and systematically inculcates in them an ability to speak, write and read the language with a certain degree of accuracy and confidence.

Course Credit - 8

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 01 Jun 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 10 Jan 2021
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Level : Diploma

Course layout

BAL-002: Communication Skills

Block 1: Listening And Speaking-I


Unit-1: Conversation Between Teacher and Student


Unit-2: Conversation Inside The Office


Unit-3: Conversation Between Mother and Child;

Unit-4: Conversation Between Father and Son


Unit-5: Conversation Between Brother and Sister;

Unit-6: Conversation Between Two Friends

Block 2: Listening And Speaking-II


Unit-7: Conversation In The Vegetable Market


Unit-8: Conversation In The Fruit Market;

Unit-9: Conversation In The Stationary Shop


Unit-10: Conversation In The Taxi Stand


Unit-11: Conversation In The Railway Station;

Unit-12: Conversation In The Airport

Block 3: Listening And Speaking-III


Unit-13: Conversation Between Employer And Employee


Unit-14: Conversation Between Doctor and Patient;

Unit-15: Conversation Between Tourist and Guide


Unit-16: Conversation Between Two Students


Unit-17: Conversation In A Restaurant;

Unit-18: Conversation on Looking for Job

Instructor bio

Dr Mohammad Saleem is an assistant Professor of Arabic at the School of Foreign Languages. His area of specialisation is teaching and learning Arabic as a foreign language. He writes in Arabic Urdu and English and published more than thirty articles in all the three languages in various reputed magazines and news papers. He is the first to advocate new methods and techniques for teaching Arabic as foreign language in his research work for M Phil titled Methods of Arabic language study in Indian madrasas between teaching and achievement and PhD titled Teaching and learning Arabic as a foreign language in India,problems and prospects with twenty model lessons.

His other areas of interest are culture and literature of Pre Islamic Period. He also takes keen interest in Arabic, Urdu and Persian Poetry. Currently, Dr Saleem has designed along with several young Arabic experts, a very simple, innovative and learner friendly study material for the learners at IGNOU. The material is increasingly becoming popular both is India and Arab countries.

Official Address:

School of Foreign Languages, 
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068, 
New Delhi, India
Phone:  29571637
Email: saleem@ignou.ac.in

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