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  • Kingston Language Scheme


Arabic modules are year-long, over 2 teaching blocks. Students can choose to take the language for one teaching block or continue for the whole year. 

Our Arabic courses are taught face-to-face on its entirety, students will attend classes at Kingston University in Penrhyn Road.

At the end of each teaching block there will be two assessments: Reading & Writing and an Oral Assessment.

Please note KLS assessments cannot be re-scheduled.

Arabic courses offered

Arabic Complete Beginners

This course is for absolute beginners. It aims to give students a basic knowledge of reading, listening, spoken and written skills in a dynamic and communicative way, through individual, pair and group work and studio-based and authentic texts. The focus is on accuracy as well as communication. 

Days/times: Tuesdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Penrhyn Road

Please note: these dates and times are provisional - they will be finalised in September.

Duration and fees


  • 20 weeks You can choose to study for one semester only (10 weeks) or for the whole year.

Term dates

Teaching Block 1 (semester 1):

  • Week commencing 30 September 2019 to week commencing 09 December 2019. No lessons in week commencing 28 October 2019 (10 weeks).

Teaching Block 2 (semester 2):

  • Week commencing 13 January 2020 to week commencing 23 March 2020. No lessons in week commencing 10 February 2020 (10 weeks).


  • Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University.

Course fees

  • Kingston University students: free (you will be required to purchase the course textbook independently at the beginning of the course. Your tutor will provide details in the first class).
  • Members of the public: £225 per semester or £420 for 2 semesters.
  • Kingston University alumni: £210 per semester or £400 for 2 semesters.
  • Kingston University staff: £60 per semester.

Contact us

Short Course Administrator
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7042
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7790

KLS Director:  Rosa Rodriguez-Garrido


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