BAL-001: Basics Of Arabic

By Dr. Mohammad Saleem   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 3614

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 : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit Points : 8
Level : Diploma
Start Date : 15 Feb 2021
End Date :
Enrollment Ends : 30 Jun 2021
Exam Date :

Page Visits

Course layout

BAL-001: Basics of Arabic

Block-1: Reading and Writing-I

Week 1       

Unit-1: Common Arabic Words

Week 2 

Unit-2: Personal Introduction;

Unit-3: The School

Week 3

Unit-4: Know Things Around You

Week 4

Unit-5: The Family;

Unit-6: My House

Block-2: Reading and Writing-II

Week 5

Unit-7: Days of Week;

Unit-8: Months

Week 6

Unit-9: At The Restaurant;

Unit-10: In The Garden

Week 7

Unit-11: The Student

Week 8

Unit-12: In The Market

Block-3: Reading and Writing-III

Week 9

Unit-13: In The Classroom;

Unit-14: At The Dining Table

Week 10

Unit-15: In The Street;

Unit-16: Between Two Friends

Week 11

Unit-17: The Numbers 1-10

Week 12

Unit-18: In Summer Vacation

Instructor bio

Dr. Mohammad Saleem

Indira Gandhi National Open University
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

MHRD logo Swayam logo


Goto google play store