College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies


To provide a distinguished education for Arabic for non-native speakers, achieving the latest international standards and best practices in language learning and teaching, through a pioneering online curriculum that helps spread the Arabic language and culture, and reach as many learners as possible around the world.


The Arabic language represents an ancient Arab and Islamic culture and civilization, a contemporary living language that represents a wide range of human societies belonging to a vital geographical area that is the focus of the world's attention. Due to the increasing demand for arabic language learning by other speakers for a variety of reasons, political, diplomatic, economic, religious, cultural, educational, tourism, communication and others, and the lack of arabic library programs for the teaching of Arabic, and based on the vision of the University In the context of its quest to globalize and expand its various programs, Saudi Arabia has worked to build a global electronic program to teach Arabic to speakers to achieve the goals of beneficiaries in a scientific and practical way. Arabic is one of the world's languages with a remarkable presence on the international scene with all its cultural, intellectual, economic, political and communication manifestations, and the presence and spread of Arabic is increasing and the demand for its learning is increasing year after year, due to a number of factors. In which the subjective overlaps with objectivity, one of the subjective factors related to the desire of many interested and educated non-Arabs to learn Arabic for scientific and cognitive satisfaction and to learn about Arab culture and its thought and diverse heritage, while objective factors are evident in cultural globalization. Political, intellectual and linguistic, which has become one of the main features of today's generation, and one of the important conditions for coexistence and the building of multiple forms of understanding and dialogue between different peoples and civilizations, in order to better understand today's world marked by richness, diversity, convergence and intellectual pluralism. Cultural, as the most refined means of communication and dialogue. In addition to the tremendous development in the field of language learning and teaching in terms of content and form, which is to employ technical developments in this field, and in line with the vision of the Saudi E-University in presenting an innovative and new style of e-learning and education - the need to develop Learn and teach Arabic to non-native speakers in the light of a modern, sophisticated institutional vision, in accordance with the latest internationally, technical, linguistic and cultural standards, whether in presentation methods, digital content building, or learning, education and evaluation strategies, in order to achieve the quality of the educational product, Its competition, regularity, effectiveness, and easy access to as many learners as possible around the world, or what is known as massification generalization.

Introducing the program

SEU Arabic for Nonnative Speakers Program

Program language

Modern Standard Arabic is the language of education, media and journalism in today's Arab world.

Target group

This program is aimed at non-Arabic-speaking adults wishing to learn it around the world, and can be enrolled in the program as independent individuals, or as institutional academic programs, according to a specific registration mechanism.

Program components

Due to the nature of e-learning, which is different from traditional classroom education, the program has expanded to include sixteen levels of education, divided into six stages and will be detailed. The aim of this program is to subject the learner to as much educational lessons and educational attitudes based on videos, and various and intensive educational activities, in order to be able to meet his educational needs, as e-learning programs (self or remote) are accredited in a manner Essential to the learner. The programme is based on its division of school ing levels on the European Common Language Reference Framework and benefits from Englishtown's pioneering English experience. It presents the four language skills (listening, speech, reading, writing) and language elements (sounds, vocabulary and compositions) in a complementary way, adopting the unity system. It also takes into account linguistic, communication and cultural competences, adopting the method of progression according to the level of the learner. The educational content was developed by a group of specialists in applied linguistics and Arabic language, and was reviewed by a team of authors in the field of Arabic for non-native speakers. In addition to the specialist review, the content will be subject to continuous review based on the observations of teachers, teachers and students. The Saudi Electronic University is pleased to put in the hands of the generous recipient six levels out of sixteen educational levels, in the form of a paper copy to see the construction of the content, which is of course somewhat different from what will be raised on the platform of the program on the Internet in terms of form and content, where it will include videos Listening clips, interactive exercises, and more. The program will be hosted and operated by the leading U.S. company Rosetta Stone in the field of remote language education. The default is where learners communicate with the teacher and each other in classes with no more than five students, in order to provide an opportunity for each learner to interact.

Preliminary level (audio input)

This level includes a detailed presentation of arabic sounds and their pronunciation with long and short movements, arabic letters and their written forms separate and connected in the first, middle and last word, focusing on acoustic phenomena such as intensity and enlightenment, while presenting these sounds, letters and phenomena within the dictionary of Words, use of images, audio files and some videos that help the learner listen to, pronounce, read and write.

Main program

The program includes sixteen educational levels, divided into six stages, consisting of the beginner stage consisting of the first, second and third levels, the basic stage consisting of the fourth, fifth and sixth levels, and the intermediate stage consisting of the levels: 7th, 8th and 9th, and the stage of the intermediate stage. The high average consisting of levels: 10th, 11th and 12th, advanced stage consisting of the 13th, 14th and 15th levels, and the high advanced stage consisting of the sixteenth level, and the successful passing of the program is awarded a certificate of proficiency in Arabic for non-native speakers. Each level of the programme includes six modules, each unit has four lessons, and each lesson consists of the following components:


Main listening video: Represents a variety of life situations and lasts from one to three minutes.

Vocabulary: The word, its meaning, an example, an illustration, followed by a variety of exercises.

Patterns and compositions: The programme focuses on providing functional rules through diverse interactive patterns, compositions and exercises derived from life situations.

Reading: The program includes a set of meaningful reading texts and vocabulary that help students understand texts, recognize and pronounce symbols correctly, extract general and partial ideas, and understand the meaning of the word using context. It also includes audio reading text, which the student must reread with the ability to record his or her voice, followed by a number of different exercises.

Conversation: Includes several conversation exercises by student level, from the specific definition and some short questions and sentences to higher levels where the learner is asked to speak on a specific topic according to the product, with the possibility of recording his voice, and includes - as well - an interactive video in which the learner conducts a dialogue with a person on a specific subject.

Writing: Includes different written exercises depending on the student's level, from simple construction of the sentence to the paragraph and then to writing in a specific topic according to the product. The program allows the student to write where he begins by drawing letters, writing words, arranging written symbols, placing them in sentences and paragraphs, linking each other, and arranging ideas, information, and numbering.

Exercises: General exercises on all language skills and elements, including a number of exercises such as: multiple selection, right or wrong, reordering, correcting mistakes, connecting, filling the void... And so on.


A classification test to determine the level of the student Placement Test.

Achievement Tests at the end of each learning stage.

Proficiency Test proficiency test in advanced levels.

User Guide

The program includes a guide for the user (learner and teacher) to help him know how to deal with the program, as well as some guides about the performance of different training straining and activities.

Program in numbers

(16) Sixteen educational levels in addition to the introductory level (audio entry).

(96) Six and seeking an educational unit.

(384) Three hundred and eighty-four complementary lessons.

500 educational images.

(1800) educational audio files.

900 (video) main and interactive educational.

(5760) diverse educational training.

For study plan files

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