New Classes

New Arabic Classes for 2014
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The following Classes are being offered at Masjidul Quds, Gatesville:

      B)  UNDERSTAND THE NOBLE QURAN: Books Two - Five
      C)  ADVANCED QURAN STUDIES  -  Course One (Books Five - Seven)
      D)  ADVANCED QURAN STUDIES  -  Course Two

Certificates will be isued upon completion of these courses.


This One Year course: Speak Arabic Today will introduce the beginner to Conversational Arabic
TIME:  Saturday Mornings 9.30 - 10.45 am
FEES:  R100-00 per month. 
            Students who are registered for any one of the other courses will pay only R50 per month.

DURATION:  January - November 2012,  starting on 21 January 2012.
The following are some of the topics that will be covered:
          1)  Introductions and Greetings;
          2)  At home;
          3)  At school;
          4)  At the office;
          5)  At the shop/ restaurant;
          6)  Visiting other places/ countries;
          7)  Hajj;
          8)  Common Sayings and Expressions;
And many more.
No previous knowledge is required, except the ability to read the Arabic script.  The Aim of this course is to empower the student to converse using basic conversational Arabic with a certain level of fluency.  A large number of Arabic words will therefore be covered during this course. This course will mainly concentrate on Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), which is the norm in all official schools in the Arab world, including schools that offer Arabic to foreigners.  A number of Colloqual terms will however also be covered during the course.  It's called: Speak Arabic Today, because the aim is for students to start speaking from DAY ONE, In Sha-Allah.

Those students who wish to brush up their Arabic Reading, may visit:


Students who wish to do the Understand Al-Qurãn Course
Books One/Two - Five will be offered on Tuesday Evenings at Masjidul Quds.
TIME: 7.30 - 9.30 pm
COST:  R100 per month.
DURATION:  January - November, starting on Tuesday 17 January 2012.

The aim of this course is to Understand the Ayaat of Al-Qurãn .  The student should be able to translate most of the ayaat of the Qurãn by the end of Book Five.  The proper reading (with tajwid) is also covered.  This course covers all grammatical aspects needed to comprehend the Qurãn as well as other works in Arabic.

Those who have not done the First Book can contact me via email ( 
They could still join the current class, as Book One will be revised over the next few weeks. 
Revision of Book One will also take place during the presentation of Book Two.


The Advanced Qurãn Studies course is for students who have a good grasp of the Arabic language. Students who have covered the Understand the Noble Qurãn - Books One - Four/ Five or who have done equivalent studies and have a reasonable understanding of the vocabulary of Al-Qurãn and basic grammar structures may take this course. Limited space is however available. Book Five will be revised. Books Six and Seven will then be covered. All grammatical structures not covered during Books One - Five will be covered. All the Qurãn vocabulary not covered before will be covered. At the end of this course the student should be able to understand and translate at least 80-90% of Al-Qurãn, In Sha-Allah.

TIME: Saturday Mornings from 11.00 - 12.00
FEES: R60-00 per month.
DURATION: January - November 2012, starting on 22 January 2012.


During this course students will read and translate a number of short, medium and long surahs from the Qurãn (in addition to those covered in Books One – Seven). The Tafsir of these surahs will also be covered, In Sha-Allah. In addition to this the student will be guided towards further reading materials to strengthen his/ her understanding of the Noble Qurãn.

TIME: Saturday Mornings from 12.15 – 12.45
FEES: R60-00 per month.
DURATION: January – November 2012, starting on 22 January 2012

REGISTRATION FEES:  Course A & B - R50 per course pa; Course C & D - R100 pa)
REMEMBER: Space is limited.
REGISTRATION: Complete the registration form (that is available at): ) and email it to

To Pre-Register/ book a space: Send the words: Pre-Register 2012 - COURSE A, B, C, D (Choose one or more) to the email address given above.  Course A can be done with any other course.  Courses C & D can be taken together.  The student can thus register for any one course or for A & B, or A & C + D.