Quranic Alphabet for Beginners
This is a complete beginner’s level course for adults to learn how to recognize and read the Arabic alphabet. In this course students will learn how to: (1) Recognize each Arabic letter and vowel individually and when connected in a word (2) Pronounce each Arabic letter, using examples from the English Language (3) Write Arabic letters with tasks to practice and improve writing skills (4) Learn the appropriate saying to begin reciting the Qur’an, known as the ta’awwudh and basmala. Students will also recite a few pages of the Qur’an together. It has been narrated from the Prophet ﷺ that ‘Verily the one who recites the Qur’an beautifully, smoothly, and precisely, he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses, then he will have twice that reward.’ [ibn Majah]
The sessions will be conducted via Zoom and Google Classroom. Students will be able to engage with the teacher and students beyond the lesson within Google Classroom and a Whatsapp group. Weekly notes and recordings of the class will be available. Please note the recordings for this class will be accessed via Vimeo. Further information will be provided after registration.
Students will be provided with a special textbook for the duration of the course.