Intensive Arabic Program (IAP)

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Why should you learn Arabic?

  1. Arabic is the official language of over 20 countries and a language with more than 422 million speakers in the Arab world. (UNESCO)
  2. It is the chosen language. Allah Ta’ala selected Arabic to be the language of Qur’an from amongst all the languages of the world. “Indeed, We have made it an Arabic Qur’an that you might understand.” (Surah az-Zukhruf (43):3)
  3. Arabic is also used in our daily prayers, Friday sermons, du’as (supplications), etc.

Understanding the Qur’an, hadiths, and our prayers without the need for translation or interpretation is a great blessing. It will deepen your love and respect for Allah’s words. But it cannot be attained without taking the first step – learning Arabic.

‘Umar ibn Khattab said, “Learn the Arabic language. It will sharpen your wisdom.”

The International Open University (IOU) brings you our Intensive Arabic Program (IAP).

This is a two-year program has eight courses (two courses per semester), with a concentration on reading, writing, listening, and basic conversation skills.

This program is open to everyone, and while there are no admission prerequisites, those not fluent in reading the Arabic script are required to complete the Arabic 100 course before joining.


ARB 101Arabic Grammar INone
ARB 102Arabic Grammar IIARB 101
ARB 202Madina Syllabus Book 2ARB 102
ARB 301Madina Syllabus Book 3 Part 1ARB 202
ARB 302Madina Syllabus Book 3 Part 2ARB 301
ARB BMAIS 101Al-Ajroomiyah Part 1ARB 302
ARB BMAIS 102Al-Ajroomiyah Part 2ARB BMAIS 101
ARB BMAIS 201Al-Ajroomiyah Part 3ARB BMAIS 102

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