All The Grammar essentials you never learned the first time around

A 4-Hour Seminar DIstilling The New Code of Arabic grammar

WHEN
To Be Confirmed

WHERE
11 Pahang Street, S198604


AIM

To equip you with a simplified grammatical framework towards understanding the Quran or any vowelled text.

PREMISE

Words are like humans. When they meet, they relate. Understand the 4 relational codes, and you'll slide into a clear grammatical highway, rather than struggling with Arabic terms that, for most, will take 7 lifetimes to grasp.


Who Is This For?

Anyone who has learned some Arabic but got intimidated by the absence of an overarching framework of Arabic grammar

Anyone who seeks to get their feet wet first before deciding to go all out on Arabic language learning.

You've got to already be able to read vowelled sentences in Arabic, even without understanding them.


PRESENTER

Mohamed Redzuan Salleh has been teaching Arabic and Quranic Arabic using the Rootword Method , a 7-step process he created to simplify the learning and translation of the Arabic language.

He began learning Arabic full time in 1986 and has been teaching it full-time since 2013. He has a diploma, a BA, and an MA in Islamic Studies. More about him here.

"It is evident that you have an aptitude for teaching and you are doing what you love most which is why I felt that the lessons were extremely fun and engaging. I truly appreciate the effort you have placed to go the extra mile to teach in order to make the lesson comprehensive." — Meen (4th month student)


FEE
To Be Announced


PAYMENT MODE
PayNow/Paylah 87536364, or
POSB Current 791-25804-9

Submit the form below once payment is made. You'll receive an email confirmation within 24 hours.


2019 Language Dynamics
[UEN: 53354610M]

All The Grammar Details you never learned the first time around

The Grammar Course

A 6-Month Program To understand the grammar of the Quran

WHEN
24 Sundays, 12-2pm, 7 July - 29 Dec*
(Break on Aug 11 Eid Adha & Oct 6)

WHERE
11 Pahang Street, S198604


"I'm so glad I started my Arabic journey with this class, it was really quite mind blowing & fun! Although I take some time to understand the concepts, I hope I'll get there one day!"
— Hana (4th Month Student)

AIM

To understand Quranic verses by applying the new code of Quranic grammar. The book in use will be an English explanation of the most established text of Arabic Grammar: Matn of Ajrumiyyah.

PREMISE

As Quran is composed of vowelled Arabic text, the process of understanding it can be smartly hacked using the grammatical science of measured word endings and clear classification of word types.

Who Is This For?

Anyone who has learned some Arabic but got intimidated by the absence of an overarching framework of Arabic grammar.

Anyone who has not learned Arabic but has a knack for language and is good at left-brain thinking.

You've got to already be able to read vowelled sentences in Arabic, even without understanding them.


How This Method Works

The Rootword Method is just a term I coined to give a name to the way I teach Arabic.

The best way to understand it is to watch me explain it live. Currently there is no scheduled preview. You may watch a very raw low-quality video of me explaining it in a hurry here.

The second best way is to read my brief explanation below.

Learning Arabic is all about going from Point A (Sentence) to Point B (Translation of Sentence). Between these two points, there should be 7 steps.

Since every sentence is made up of words and phrases, you need to “attack” the sentence word by word and phrase by phrase, before you get to translate the word, and translate the word in context (by looking at which word a particular word paired with - every word has its "pair")

You attack each word from 7 sides:

Its category, pattern, form, meaning, case, sign, and function. Before Point B is reached.

In other words, if you miss one side, your attack is not complete. Your mission is not accomplished. You have to be familliar with all the 7 steps.

In this method, there is no vocabulary to be memorized; only explanations and justifications to be understood. More like a conceptual class.

Some who expect it to be religious or spiritual would be disappointed. You only learn one thing: the 7-step process. Like Bruce Lee said: I fear not someone who can kick 10,000 different kinds of kick, but I fear the one who kicks one kind of kick 10,000 times. In this program, you focus on that ONE WAY: the 7-step.

Traditionally, this was how Arabic is taught. But somehow, based on what I know of, "conceptual classes" are rare. I only know of one group doing this, back in 1989 when I was attending some sessions of Shaykh Omar Al-Khatieb’s classes. I’m sure his students are continuing his legacy somewhere out there.

I was inspired by his teaching that from 2015 till 2019, I came up with my own method and improved it year by year. It’s still not perfect, but the framework is there and usable to translate a sentence aided by additional resources.

Things to Note

(1) You don’t become a Quran translator once you are done with the program.

(2) When I mention translation, it means you are able to look at a sentence, and know how to eventually translate it - USING aids like the 7-Step Templates, Word Charts , and Dictionaries - even if you don’t know the meanings of the words in the sentence at first.

(3) Some students may say they want to achieve something like “they understand what the imam is reciting in tarawih and cry and so on and so forth”. This program promises no such thing. Take the program as an academic subject teaching skill, not religion. Teaching religion is fine. Just that this program does not focus on that.

(3) Which means, this program teaches you process process process.

(4) Again, the focus is never vocab although you’ll encounter them naturally as there will be examples from the Quran and simple Arabic.

(5) Again, what will you be able to do at the end of the program?

This: You’ll get to learn just ONE KICK. In other words, ONE WAY of how to translate any Arabic sentence from the Quran using external references.

Again, does that mean you can become like an instant interpreter of Arabic? No, far from it.

I know I am repeating stuff. But I see the need as people have strong preconceived notions of what Arabic language classes are all about, and since this program is just weird and wired differently, things have to be repeatedly said so that you you are clear what you signing up for.


Facilitator

Mohamed Redzuan Salleh has been teaching Arabic and Quranic Arabic using the Rootword Method , a 7-step process he created to simplify the learning and translation of the Arabic language.

He began learning Arabic full time in 1986 and has been teaching it full-time since 2013. He has a diploma, a BA, and an MA in Islamic Studies. More about him here.


"It is evident that you have an aptitude for teaching and you are doing what you love most which is why I felt that the lessons were extremely fun and engaging. I truly appreciate the effort you have placed to go the extra mile to teach in order to make the lesson comprehensive." — Meen (4th month student)

TOTAL FEES
$650 + $50 (Material) = $700

PRO-RATED FEES
Attendance from Week 6 onwards
18 Aug - 29 Dec (except 6 Oct)
$600
(incl. of material & bridging notes)


PAYMENT MODE
PayNow/Paylah 87536364, or
POSB Current 791-25804-9

Submit the form below once payment is made. You'll receive an email confirmation within 24 hours.


2019 Language Dynamics
[UEN: 53354610M]

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