Arabic I

In our non-credit Continuing Education Arabic Language Level I course, you will acquire the fundamentals of the Arabic language and culture, enabling you to achieve basic comprehension and communication skills. This course focuses on building your listening, reading and writing abilities, providing a comprehensive introduction to the language. You will learn the Arabic alphabet and pronunciation of each letter, including the various harakat (diacritical marks), which are essential for proper reading and understanding.

No textbook is required for this course, making it accessible and convenient for all learners. Through engaging lessons and practical exercises, you will develop a solid foundation in Arabic, empowering you to interact with confidence in everyday situations. Join us to start your journey into the rich and diverse world of the Arabic language and culture.


Omar Da san, PhD

A native Arabic speaker BA, MA and Ph.D in Arabic Language and its Literature from the University of Jordan with an excellent GPA More than 20 years of teaching experience at both university and high school levels Worked as an ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes


  1. Cultural Understanding: Gain insights into Arabic culture, enhancing your appreciation and awareness of its rich traditions and customs.
  2. Foundational Skills: Build your foundation in reading and writing Arabic, essential for further language studies or personal enrichment.
  3. Convenience and Accessibility: Enjoy the convenience of a course that requires no textbook, making learning more flexible and accessible.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Alphabet Mastery: Learn the Arabic alphabet and accurately pronounce letters with different harakat, improving your reading proficiency.
  2. Basic Comprehension: Develop the ability to understand and interpret simple Arabic texts, laying the groundwork for more advanced language studies.
  3. Effective Communication: Acquire essential skills that enable you to communicate basic ideas and information effectively in Arabic.


This course is for beginning Arabic speakers; there is no prerequisite.


CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts. This is a noncredit personal enrichment program. Progress and courses completed are marked by Continuing Education Units.

Date: 6 Tue, Sept 10-Oct 15, 2024

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Omar Da san PhD


$179 by Aug 27, 2024
$199 after Aug 27, 2024

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Aug 27, 2024 and receive $20 off.

ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at for any questions.


As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Program Number: 7781-16093

Registration Deadline: Sept 9, 2024

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