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1. Arabic Characters

1.1. Read/write Arabic letters

1.1.1. Isolated form

1.1.2. Contextual form

1.1.3. Special characters ة، ى، ء

1.2. Read/write Arabic diacritics

1.2.1. Adding vowels using tashkil - ’a', 'i', 'u'

1.2.2. Tanwin - 'an', 'un', 'in'

1.2.3. Others - sukun, shaddah,

1.3. The logic of arabic alphabets and transliteration

2. My First Arabic Logic

2.1. About: Is about compulsory logics that need to be known before starting David Cowan's Modern Literary Arabic

2.2. Frequency: 3 seminars. 1 seminar 2 hours per week.

2.3. Assimilated letters

2.4. Logic 1 Definite/Indefinite al-noun + noun (al-subject + predicate)

2.4.1. al-kaatib duktuur = The writer is a doctor اَلْكَاتِب دُكْتُور

2.4.2. ad-duktuur kaatib = The doctor is a writer الدُّكْتُور كَاتِب

2.5. Logic 2 Definite/Indefinite al-noun + adjective

2.5.1. al-kaatib mashhuur = The writer is famous الْكَاتِب مَشْهُور

2.5.2. al-masjid kabiir = The mosque is big لْمَسْجِد كَبِير

2.6. Logic 3 Definite/Indefinite al-general category

2.6.1. al-Hubb jamiil = Love is beautiful لْحُبّ جَمِيل

2.6.2. al-insaan Kholiifah = Man is a khalifah لْإِنْسَان خَلِيفَة

2.7. Logic 4 Detached Pronoun هُوَ => he ; it

2.7.1. huwa duktuur = He is a doctor هُوَ دُكْتُر

2.7.2. huwa masjid = It is a mosque هُوَ مَسْجِد

2.8. Logic 5 Attached Pronoun noun + hu

2.8.1. duktuuruhu kaatib = His doctor is a writer دُكْتُورُهُ كَاتِب

2.8.2. al-masjid mashhuur. mudiiruhu kaatib = The mosque is famous. Its manager is a writer اَلْمَسْجِد مَشْهُور. مُدِيرُهُ كَاتِب

2.9. Logic 6 Verb: Perfect/Imperfect (huwa) verb + object

2.9.1. Perfect Verb: kataba risaalah = He wrote a message. / He has written a message. كَتَبَ رِسَالَة

2.9.2. Imperfect Verb: yaktubu risaalah = He writes a message. / He is writing a message يَكَتُبُ رِسَالَة

2.10. Logic 7 Verb: Perfect/Imperfect (huwa) verb + al-subject + object

2.10.1. Perfect Verb: kataba ad-duktuur risaalah = The doctor wrote a message. / The doctor has written a message . كَتَبَ اَلدُّكْتُور رِسَالَة

2.10.2. Imperfect Verb: yaktubu ad-duktuur risaalah = The doctor writes a message. / The doctor is writing a message يَكْتُبُ اَلدُّكْتُور رِسَالَة

2.11. Logic 8 Feminine Noun / Adjective al-subject (feminine) + predicate (feminine)

2.11.1. al-kaatibah duktuuroh = The writer (f) is a doctor

2.11.2. al-madrosah mashhuuroh = The school is famous

2.11.3. as-suuq mashhuuroh = The market is famous

2.12. Logic 9 Detached Pronoun hiya => she ; it

2.12.1. hiya duktuuroh = She is a doctor

2.12.2. hiya madrosah = It is a school

2.13. Logic 10 Attached Pronoun noun + haa

2.13.1. duktuuruhaa kaatib = Her doctor is a writer

2.13.2. al-madrosah mashhuuroh. mudiiruhaa kaatib = The school is famous. Its director is a writer

2.13.3. madrosatuhu mashhuuroh = His school is famous

2.14. Logic 11 Verb: Perfect/Imperfect (hiya) verb + object

2.14.1. Perfect Verb: katabat risaalah = She wrote a message / She has written a message

2.14.2. Imperfect Verb: taktubu risaalah = She writes a message / She is writing a message

2.15. Logic 12 Verb: Perfect / Imperfect (hiya) verb + al-subject + object

2.15.1. Perfect Verb: katabat ad-duktuuroh risaalah = The doctor (f) wrote a message / The doctor (f) has written a message

2.15.2. Imperfect Verb: taktubu ad-duktuuroh risaalah = The doctor (f) writes a message / The doctor is writing a message

2.16. Logic 13 Case-Endings (Nominative)

2.16.1. All NOUNS/ADJECTIVES lose tanwin when definite

2.16.2. Compare Haakimun with al-Haakimu

2.17. Logic 14 Case-Endings (Genitive)

2.17.1. All NOUNS/ADJECTIVES ARE NOMINATIVE EXCEPT INDICATED AS GENITIVE e.g. when they are connected to a preposition in a prepositional phrase

2.18. Logic 15 Case-Endings (Accusative)

2.18.1. All NOUNS/ADJECTIVES ARE NOMINATIVE EXCEPT INDICATED AS ACCUSATIVE e.g. when they are the direct OBJECT of a verb

2.19. Logic 16 Case-Endings (Accusative - ta marbuutoh)

2.20. Logic 17 Case-Endings (Accusative walakinna / 'inna)

2.21. Logic 18 Phonetics

2.21.1. ihu => ihi

2.22. Logic 19 Wazan faa3ilun

2.23. Logic 20 Wazan maf3alun / maf3ilun / maf3alatun

3. My David Cowan

3.1. 10 seminars

3.2. Uses Modern Literary Arabic book

3.2.1. Authored by orientalist emeritus Prof David Cowan

3.2.1.1. SOAS, University of London

3.2.2. Main reference book of world universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, London for first degree in Arabic language.

3.2.3. Contents

3.2.3.1. Introduction

3.2.3.1.1. The Arabic Alphabet

3.2.3.1.2. Pronounciation of the Consonants

3.2.3.1.3. Vowels

3.2.3.1.4. Doubled Consonants

3.2.3.1.5. 'Tanwin' or Nunation

3.2.3.1.6. Hamza

3.2.3.1.7. Madda

3.2.3.1.8. Accent

3.2.3.1.9. Punctuation

3.2.3.2. Lesson I

3.2.3.2.1. The Article

3.2.3.2.2. Gender

3.2.3.2.3. Nominal Sentences

3.2.3.2.4. Singular Personal Pronouns

3.2.3.2.5. Interrogative Particles

3.2.3.3. Lesson II

3.2.3.3.1. The Feminine

3.2.3.4. Lesson III

3.2.3.4.1. The Dual

3.2.3.4.2. The Sound Masculine Plural

3.2.3.4.3. The Sound Feminine Plural

3.2.3.4.4. Dual and Plural Personal Pronouns

3.2.3.5. Lesson IV

3.2.3.5.1. The Broken Plural

3.2.3.6. Lesson V

3.2.3.6.1. Declension

3.2.3.6.2. The Genitive

3.2.3.6.3. Prepositions

3.2.3.7. Lesson VI

3.2.3.7.1. Adjectives

3.2.3.7.2. Comparative and Superlative

3.2.3.7.3. Compound Adjectives

3.2.3.8. Lesson VII

3.2.3.8.1. Pronominal Suffixes

3.2.3.8.2. 'To have'

3.2.3.9. Lesson VIII

3.2.3.9.1. The Perfect of a Simple Verb

3.2.3.9.2. Word Order

3.2.3.9.3. The Passive of the Perfect

3.2.3.10. Lesson IX

3.2.3.10.1. The perfect of kana, he was

3.2.3.10.2. Predicate of kana

3.2.3.10.3. Adverbs

3.2.3.10.4. Verbal and Nominal Sentences

3.2.3.10.5. Construction after 'amma, as for

3.2.3.11. Lesson X

3.2.3.11.1. Demonstrative Pronouns

3.2.3.11.2. Demonstrative Adjectives

3.2.3.11.3. Relative Pronouns

3.2.3.11.4. Interrogative Pronouns

3.2.3.12. Lesson XI

3.2.3.12.1. Derivatives of Verbs

3.2.3.12.2. Derivatives of Nouns

3.2.3.13. Lesson XII

3.2.3.13.1. The Imperfect of the Simple Verb

3.2.3.13.2. The Future

3.2.3.13.3. The Passive of the Imperfect

3.2.3.13.4. The Future or Imperfect of kana

3.2.3.13.5. The Imperfect of the Simple Quadriliteral Verb

3.2.3.14. Lesson XIII

3.2.3.14.1. The Subjunctive Mood

3.2.3.14.2. The Negative of the Future

3.2.3.14.3. Subordinate Clauses after 'an, that

3.2.3.15. Lesson XIV

3.2.3.15.1. The Jussive Mood

3.2.3.15.2. Prohibition

3.2.3.15.3. Negation of the Perfect

3.2.3.15.4. The Imperative

3.2.3.15.5. The Vocative

3.2.3.16. Lesson XV

3.2.3.16.1. The Simple Doubled Verb

3.2.3.16.2. The Active Participle of a Doubled Verb

3.2.3.17. Lesson XVI

3.2.3.17.1. Verbs which have Hamza as a Radical

3.2.3.17.2. Verbs with the letter 'wau' as First Radical

3.2.3.18. Lesson XVII

3.2.3.18.1. Hollow Verbs

3.2.3.18.2. The Passive of Hollow Verbs

3.2.3.19. Lesson XVIII

3.2.3.19.1. Weak Verbs

3.2.3.19.2. The Passive of Weak Verbs

3.2.3.19.3. Doubly Weak Verbs

3.2.3.19.4. laysa, he is not

3.2.3.19.5. ra'aa, he saw, considered

3.2.3.20. Lesson XIX

3.2.3.20.1. Derived Verbs

3.2.3.20.2. Verbal Form II

3.2.3.20.3. Verbal Form III

3.2.3.20.4. Verbal Form IV

3.2.3.21. Lesson XX

3.2.3.21.1. Verbal Form V

3.2.3.21.2. verbal Form VI

3.2.3.22. Lesson XXI

3.2.3.22.1. Verbal Form VII

3.2.3.22.2. Verbal Form VIII

3.2.3.23. Lesson XXII

3.2.3.23.1. Verbal Form IX

3.2.3.23.2. Verbal Form X

3.2.3.23.3. Nouns of Place and Instrument of Derived Verbs

3.2.3.24. Lesson XXIII

3.2.3.24.1. The Optative

3.2.3.24.2. Verbs of Surprise or Admiration

3.2.3.24.3. 'The Sisters' of kana

3.2.3.24.4. 'To Begin'

3.2.3.25. Lesson XXIV

3.2.3.25.1. The Cardinal Numbers

3.2.3.25.2. The Ordinal Numbers

3.2.3.25.3. Fractions

3.2.3.25.4. Days of the Week

3.2.3.25.5. Months

3.2.3.25.6. Festivals

3.2.3.25.7. Dates

3.2.3.26. Lesson XXV

3.2.3.26.1. Notes on Syntax

3.2.3.26.2. Conditional Sentences

4. My First Kitab

4.1. 10 seminars

4.2. Participants will be taught to read without baris

4.3. Will be using “madkhal li-ma’rifah al-Islam”. مدخل لمعرفة الإسلام

4.4. The book is by Professor Yusuf al-Qaradhawi

4.5. Skills targeted

4.5.1. Reading without diacritics correctly

4.5.2. Can write essays and explain Islamic basics in Arabic

4.5.3. Grammar comprehension and reading

4.6. Communication skills will be trained by a study trip to Egypt, Qatar (Qaradhawi is there) or Casablanca

4.6.1. 2 weeks intensive Arabic communications

5. My Specialization

5.1. Reading hadiths kitab with Ustaz Adlan Abdul Aziz

5.1.1. SK Dato' Wan Mat Saman

5.1.2. SMK Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kedah

5.1.3. Universiti Al al-Bayt, Jordan - Sarjana Muda Bahasa Arab

5.1.4. Menuntut daripada beberapa ulama di Jordan secara talaqqi

5.1.4.1. Syeikh Syuaib al-Arnaout - Tafsir al-Qurtubi, Subul al-Salam (Hadith hukum), al-Kamil Fi al-Adab (Bahasa Arab) Nuzhat al-Nazor (Mustolah al-Hadith),

5.1.4.2. Dr.Solah Abd.Fattah al-Khalidi - Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Sahih Muslim.

5.1.4.3. Dr.Abd.Qadir al-Sa'di - Qatru al-Nada (Nahu), Al-Iqna' (Fiqh).

5.1.4.4. Dr.Abd.Sami' al-Anis - Risalat al-Mustarsyidin (Tasawwuf).

5.1.4.5. Dr.Muhammad Nuh al-Qudhat - al-Waraqat (Usul Fiqh).

5.1.4.6. Dr.Abd. Hakim al-Sa'di - Usul Fiqh.

5.1.4.7. Dr.Syarif al-Khatib - Tahdzib Madarij al-Salikin (Tasawwuf).

5.1.4.8. Dr. Bahjat al-Habasyinah - al-Nihayah Fi al-Fitan, Ibn Kathir (Hadith).

5.1.4.9. Dr.Yasin al-Qarawilah - Qawa'id Fiqhiyyah (Kaedah Fiqh).

5.1.4.10. Dr.Qahtan al-Duri - Usul al-Din al-Islami (Aqidah), Safwat al-Ahkam (Hadith hukum).

5.1.4.11. Dr.Nimr al-Hasyasyinah - al-Mawahib al-Ladunniyyah (Sirah).

5.1.4.12. Dr.Hasib al-Samarrai' - Matn Abi Syuja' (Fiqh).

5.1.4.13. Dr.Abd.Rahim Abu Zaqqah- Tafsir al-Samarqandi.

5.1.4.14. Dr.Mahmud al-Syudaifat - Mukhtasor al-Bukhari, al-Ajwibah al-Fadhilah (Mustolah al-Hadith).

5.1.5. Masih menuntut ilmu daripada ilmuan Islam di Malaysia

5.1.5.1. Dr.Muhammad Abu al-Laith al-Khair Abadi, salah seorang ulama hadith di Malaysia, pensyarah UIAM. - Sahih al-Bukhari.

5.1.6. Mempunyai beberapa sanad ijazah periwayatan hadith namun masih lagi mencari dan belajar untuk menambahkan ilmu dan kefahaman.

5.1.7. Mengajar di salah sebuah sekolah menengah di Kuala Lumpur.

5.1.8. Mengadakan kuliah dan kelas di surau dan masjid dengan kuliah seperti: -Jami' al-Tirmidzi, Mukthasor al-Bukhari dll.

5.1.9. Pernah muncul di Program di Radio Ikim.fm, Tanyalah Ustaz di Tv9 dan juga beberapa program di sekolah dan juga pusat pengajian tinggi.

5.1.10. Menulis beberapa buah buku

5.1.10.1. 1-20 Persoalan Asas Tentang Hadis

5.1.10.2. 2-Zikir dan Doa Rasulullah s.a.w. selepas solat

5.1.10.3. 3-Ramadhan & Rasulullah s.a.w.

5.1.10.4. 4-Kamus PMR Bahasa Arab

5.1.10.5. 5-10 Tonggak Remaja Hebat

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5.2. Reading tafsir Mafaatih al-Ghayb by famous balaghah ulama Fakhruddin ar-Razi with ustaz Ma'ad

5.2.1. Holds a master degree in Arabic language

5.2.2. An Arab Iraqi

5.2.3. Has been teaching Arabic at IIUM for more than 15 years

5.2.4. It allow students to listen to pronunciation by someone whose mother tongue is Arabic

5.3. Reading fiqh dakwah kitab with Dr Yunus Abdullah Ma Zheng Bin

5.3.1. PhD in Dakwah

5.3.2. Teaches Mandarin at IIUM PJ in the Department of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences

5.3.3. Fluent in Arabic and Mandarin

5.4. Etc

6. Taught by Ustaz Abdul Naser Abdul Rahman or more popularly known as Xifu Naser

6.1. The only Malaysian graduated from LONDON UNIVERSITY (one of the top 10 universities in the world) in B.A (hons) Arabic

6.2. Fully trained by Western Professors in Arabic at the prestigious multilingual center of SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies)

6.3. Well grounded in Western SOAS method of teaching Arabic.

7. Some differences between Western SOAS (WSM) and traditional Arabic language teaching

7.1. Thraditional method seeks to TEACH ARABIC THROUGH THE ARAB MIND which does not appeal to the non-Arab mind. WSM teaches first and foremost the foundation of Arabic grammar thru a familiar language such as English before gradually bringing the students to a higher level of understanding Arabic thru the Arab mind.

7.2. Traditional method forces the students TO MEMORIZE FIRST, UNDERSTAND LATER! WSM acquaints the students the most important LOGIC and system of Arabic Grammar. Once the logic of Arabic Grammar is understood, students will have a clear MENTAL MAP of the Arabic language. Once they can locate a specific grammatical item in the grammar map, they will find it easy to choose which grammatical item to memorize or merely to refer to a text book without memorizing it.