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INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA

COURSE OUTLINE

Kulliyyah/Centre Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development


Department Quranic Language Division
Programme Science based programmes
Course Title Elementary Quranic Language I for Science Majors
Course Code LQ 0161 (LQM 1061)
Status University requirement
Level Elementary I
Credit Hours Zero credit (0)
Contact Hours 6 hours/week
Pre-Requisites NIL
Co-Requisites NIL
Instructor(s) To be determined
Semester Offered Every semester
Course Synopsis This course teaches basic Arabic literacy and knowledge with a primary focus
on listening and speaking skills, leaving enough room for secondary focus on
reading and writing. It connects the student with his surrounding as well as the
Islamic culture through vocabularies and its teaching approach, which exposed
task based. Students are through the following learning strategies: classifying,
matching, discovering, selective reading, and guided writing and speaking, in
their learning enhancing.
Course Objectives The objectives of this course are to:

1. Understand simple conversations in Arabic speaking.


2. Apply reading and writing skill in short sentences, simple paragraphs and
basic grammatical structures.
3. Demonstrate confidence to develop and improve basic Arabic language skills.
Learning Upon the completion of this course, students should be able to:
Outcomes
1. recognize Arabic letters, short and long vowels.
2. interpret simple instructions and types of expressions in Arabic
conversations.
3. interpret general , specific and unfamiliar words.
4. use Arabic phonetics with different intonations and stress
5. use simple vocabulary items and expressions in appropriate grammatical
forms in daily conversations
6. use contextual clues to gather meaning of unfamiliar words
7. write Arabic letters individually to form simple words and sentences.
8. use appropriate words to form short sentences and eventually to produce a
paragraph.
9. To use simple language effectively in different social situations.

Instructional Lecture, pair-work, group-work, task based approach


Strategies
Course LO
Assessment Method
%

1,2,3,4,5
Assignments
10 %

1,2,3,4,5,6
Quizzes
20 %

6,7,8,9
Mid Term
30 %

6,7,8,9
Final exam
40 %

TOTAL
100 %

Content Outlines
Weeks Topics References/Pages/
Chapters
Introduction to the course:
1 - course objectives Rawash_et al. (2005).
- course structures pp. 10– 31
- course assessment
Ta’aruf – The creator & His creations – A Man
- Listen to dialogues and repeat them.
- Practice dialogues.
- Read dialogues correctly.
- Copy short Quranic verses concerning the lessons.
Ni’mah of Allah - Body parts
2 - Listen to dialogues and repeat them. Rawash_et al. (2005).
- Practice dialogues. pp. 32 – 45
- Talk about body parts from pictures.
- Read dialogues correctly.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. pronouns and
interrogation ‫الستفهام‬.
- Copy short Quranic verses concerning the lessons.
Food - Water – Water sources Rawash_et al. (2005).
3 - Listen to short Quranic verses, and repeat them. pp. 46 – 65
- Use words related to food, water, and water
sources to converse.
- Read Quranic verses correctly.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. pronouns and
present simple tense.
- Write Quranic verses concerning the lessons.
Cleanliness – Health and Disease Rawash_et al. (2005).
4 - Listen to Hadith related to the topics, repeat and pp. 66 – 79
read them.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. pronouns,
commands, and numbers.
- Read, copy, and memorize Hadith concerning the
lessons.
Strength – Fasting Rawash_et al. (2005).
5 - Listen to Hadith and dialogues related to the pp. 80 – 91
topics, repeat and read them.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. demonstrative
pronouns ‫أسماء الشارة‬.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
Rawash_et al. (2005).
6 Revision pp. 92 – 99
Knowledge – The knowledgeable people
7 - Listen to Quranic verses and dialogues related to
the topics, repeat and read them.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple Rawash_et al. (2005).
sentences. pp. 100 – 111
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. prepositions.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
Love – Motherhood Rawash_et al. (2005).
8 - Listen to Quranic verses and hadith related to the pp. 112 – 123
topics, repeat and read them.
- Listen to short paragraphs and select the main
ideas.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Read dialogues and extract the main ideas.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. pronouns and
negative.
- Read, copy, and memorize Hadith concerning the
lessons.
Obedience to parents – Creation of man Rawash_et al. (2005).
9 - Listen to Quranic verses related to the topics, pp. 124 – 137
repeat and read them.
- Listen to dialogues, act them out, and select the
main ideas.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. pronouns and letters
of conjunction.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
Child rearing – Islamic ethics Rawash_et al. (2005).
10 - Listening to Quranic verses and hadith related to pp. 138 – 149
the topics, repeat and read them.
- Listen to dialogues, act them out, and select the
main ideas.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. Kana ‫كان‬.
- Read, copy, and memorize Hadith concerning the
lessons.
Prayer – Ethics of prayer Rawash_et al. (2005).
11 - Listening to Quranic verses related to the topics, pp. 150 – 163
repeat and read them.
- Listen to dialogues and paragraphs, select main
ideas, and answer questions.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. command, Kana ‫كان‬,
and Laisa ‫ليس‬.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
12 Confidence in Allah - Among the Signs of Allah Rawash_et al. (2005).
- Listening to Quranic verses related to the topics, pp. 164 – 175
repeat and read them.
- Listen to paragraphs.
- Act out dialogues.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Read paragraphs, select main ideas, and answer
questions.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. Iza ‫إذا‬, Thumma ّ‫ثُ م‬,
and negative.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
13 The miracle of science in Quran – Planets and stars Rawash_et al. (2005).
- Listening to Quranic verses related to the topics, pp. 176 – 189
repeat and read them.
- Listen to dialogues and repeat them.
- Act out dialogues.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. time and numbers.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
14 Space – Al-Bayruni – Earthquake Rawash_et al. (2005).
- Listen to Quranic verses related to the topics, pp. 190 – 209
repeating and read them.
- Listen to paragraphs and answer questions.
- Use words related to the topics in very simple
sentences.
- Read short sentences.
- Practice simple grammar i.e. numbers and adverbs
of time/place.
- Read, copy, and memorize Quranic verses
concerning the lessons.
References Required:
Rawash, F., Masoud, M., Sulaiman, W. & Abdullah, R. (2005). Min Dhiya al-
Lughat al-Arabiyyah (Vol.1). Egypt, Cairo: Maktabat al-Shorouq al-
Dauliyyah.
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