New GCSE Arabic (9-1).
The New GCSE Arabic.
So what does the new GCSE Arabic contain?
How long will it take you to do the course?
Are you good enough to take the exam?
Is the old course easier or the new one and in which ways?
These are just some of the questions people ask when thinking about doing a GCSE in Arabic. If you want answers to these and other questions just contact us on our email or telephone details. This course is mainly for those students based in Dubai, Qatar, London/England but anyone is free to join, wherever you live.
So what is the attraction about doing a GCSE in Arabic? Well for a lot of people it’s about a gaining an internationally recognised qualification. The other reason is that it gives you direction and focus with planned out lessons without having to go through the exam at the end, exams are not to everyone’s linking. Pearson-Edexcel are the UK examing board for the GCSE Arabic, they also do A’level Arabic.
New GCSE Arabic Lessons.
Some reasons to learn Arabic
Arabic is the fourth/fifth most spoken language in the world. There are many countries that speak Arabic as a first language. One of the first things that a person does when he or she becomes a Muslim is to learn some basic Arabic words and chapters of the Quran. Arabic is also the language of many Christians in the Middle East who are very proud of their language.
Why would anyone learn Arabic?
- It is a scientific language.
- It is a spiritual language.
- It is one of the top languages to learn in political and economic circles.
- Its letters are clear, unlike many other languages where various letters can have different sounds and pronunciations.
- It is a language whose learners increase every time someone becomes Muslim…and we all know how many people are becoming Muslims, despite the negative media stereotypes and shocking stories.
- It is a language not just of Arabs or for Arabs, as the Arabic language has been made international…it is now open for anyone to learn.
- There are obviously many jobs a person can get if they can speak Arabic such as within Journalism, travel companies, NGO’s, charitable organisations and aid agencies, translation and interpretation, teaching, spy agencies and secret services, financial institutes working and meeting with those rich Arabs etc etc etc.
- For social reasons…maybe you have a Muslim friend or know someone who is Arab or speaks Arabic.
- It is a language that has been around for some 2000 years. It has classical, modern and colloquial versions of it.
- And last but not least it is the language of one of the most popular and widely read books ever. The language of a book that is controversial but attracts so many people of all backgrounds and cultures. It is the language of the Holy Quran.