AWARD LEVEL 3 – 6 UCAS points.
This course is ideal for those who wish to gain a professional accredited qualification in Arabic Phonology.
The course is accredited by the Open College Network and on completion of the 5 week course students will be issued with an OCN certificate with 6 Credits at level 3. These credits will be with you for life and can be used towards university applications or other courses in higher education.
The certificate in Arabic Phonology is designed for individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in Arabic or religious sciences of the Quran.
This course has been carefully designed to give the learners a clear understanding of the Arabic Phonology and its application when reciting any Arabic text. This course will be delivered at a Level 3 and on successful completion of this course, the learner should be able to read and recite the Arabic text with full understanding of each and every letter along with observing the rules that maybe applicable in certain cases.
- To cultivate greater knowledge and understanding of the Arabic Phonology. ••
- To enable the learner to appropriately understand and utilise the terminology and concepts.
- To allow the learner to utilise his vocal skills and adapt them to the Arabic accent.
- To give learners the opportunity to develop their voice in order to be able to appreciate the Science of Arabic Phonology.
- To study the knowledge and gain understanding of the Arabic Phonology.
- To cultivate an appreciation of the benefits and challenges of pronouncing the letters from their correctemission points.
- To allow learners to incorporate their experiences and skills when reciting Arabic text or the Quran.
- To encourage effective personal academic development and progression by directed and independentlearning.
- To eliminate and restrict any room for error in pronunciation or grammatical errors.
Arabic is the 5th most commonly spoken native language in the world set at around 300 million native speakers, as well as being the official language in over 20 countries. Classical Arabic and Arabic Phonology is taught throughout the world to non-native students. There is a focus on the practical recitation along with the theory which will equip those who are new to the subject and inspire those who already have some experience. To enable the learner to become a proficient reciter of the Arabic text by observing the correct pronunciation of every letter along with observing the correct rulings and characteristics that may apply. Learners should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the science behind the Arabic text and be able recite without any excessive exaggeration or deficiency.
The learner will:
The learner can:
1. Understand the science and origin of Arabic phonology
1.1. Identify the names of all the Arabic letters 1.2. Illustrate the written forms of Arabic letters
2. Be able to group letters according to their emission point
2.1. Identify emission points for different letters 2.2. Group letters according to their emission point
3. Understand all rules concerning the letters of Noon and Meem
4. Understand the grouping of consonants based upon assimilation
5. Understand the assimilation types
5.1. Describe the types of assimilation in the Arabic language
5.2. Demonstrate the differences between assimilation types in the Arabic language
6. Understand the dynamics of elongation in Arabic alphabet
7. Be able to recite Arabic texts observing rules for assimilation and elongation
7.1. Recite Arabic texts with correct assimilation and elongation
7.2. Adapt pronunciation in line with the characteristic of given letters
After each lesson there will be a question paper or an assessment work sheet which needs to be completed and returned to the tutor for marking. This continual assessment ensures that your tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
In order to attain a Pass, all of the Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria must be achieved. Failure to achieve a Pass will result in the candidate receiving only a Certificate of Attendance and not an Award.