Young Scholars Introduction to Qur’aanic Arabic Grammar – Level 1 Cohort (In-person)

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  • Instructor: Dr. Fatimah Fanusie
  • 12-Week Summer Semester Dates:
    May 7 - August 4, 2023
Course overview
This is an introductory course specifically designed for young scholars to begin identifying the parts of speech, understanding noun case endings, the simple nominative sentence, genitive construct, the simple verbal sentence, and pronouns.  This course will be delivered as a cohort, and therefore the students enrolled will remain together through the entirety of the program completion.  Because of the nature of this course, students and parents will have to commit to the 2 to 3 year program for its entire duration.  The end result of this program is that your young scholar will be able to read and speak Qur'aanic Arabic with a degree of proficiency.  And will be able to read the Qur'aan without the use of translation.
Course pre-requisites
Beginning Qur'aanic Arabic, Reading Fluency A and B or Course Equivalent (Testing Required)
course day & time
11:30AM-1:00PM (EST)

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Why study Qur'aanic Arabic Grammar?

  • 12 Modules
  • Weekly Live Sessions
  • Qur'aan Focused Practice
  • Video Playbacks
  • Gradual Progression

Learn In a Community of Care

We are focused on what is important, you.  The journey of Qur'aanic Arabic fluency is one that requires patience, care, and concern for the learner and the language, which is what we focus upon at ILI.

Immediate Qur'aanic Application

Application is key.  Each lesson has immediate function towards your understanding of Qur'aan in its initial reading for understanding and its ever evolving understanding that progresses you with each module. 
Meet the instructor

Dr. Fatimah Fanusie

Fatimah Fanusie is a historian of 19th and 20th century American religion whose research is an evolving reappraisal of the study of African American Islam and the modern Civil Rights Movement. She studied Arabic grammar at the American University of Cairo and earned her BA in History with a minor in Arabic from Lincoln University, her MA in American history from Tufts University and her PhD in American History from Howard University. Dr. Fanusie is currently the Program Director of the Justice Leaders Fellowship at the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies in Towson MD, the Lead Historian and archivist for the Howard Thurman Historical home in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Lecturer in the Islamic Studies department at Johns Hopkins University. 
Patrick Jones - Course author